Course Numbering System
Understanding the way that courses are numbered for the Online Learning may help you plan your degree program. Online Learning course numbers are a combination of three letters and six digits.
The letters identify the area of study:
- ART - the arts
- BME - business, management and economics
- CHS - community and human services
- CUL - cultural studies
- EDU - educational studies
- HIS - historical studies
- HDV - human development
- LAB - labor studies
- NUR - nursing
- SMT - science, mathematics and technology
- SOC - social science.
The third digit identifies the course level:
1 - freshman
2 - sophomore
3 - junior
4 - senior.
The last digit identifies the credit amount.
BME-212314 = business, management and economics, lower level, 4 credits
CUL-221232 = cultural studies, lower level, 2 credits
NUR-204085 = nursing, advanced level, 5 credits
SOC-263634 = social science, advanced level, 4 credits