Selecting Your Courses

All courses have a unique code number made up of several parts:

course codes: e.g. 02 (faculty code) - 46 (subject code) - 115 (course code) -  01 (section code)

Faculty Code

01 Arts
02 Social Sciences 
03 Science 
04 Business 
05 Education 
06 Engineering
07 Human Kinetics
08 Law
11 Nursing
14 Science (Forensics)

Subject Code

Each subject area has a further two-digit code number (e.g., 46 for Psychology, 55 for Biology).

Course Code

The first digit indicates the level (e.g., 115 = first-year course). 

Section Code

Indicate the specific section in which you are registering. Section codes 51 – 84 normally are reserved for laboratory sections associated with a particular lecture. In some cases, students MUST ALSO REGISTER FOR A LAB SECTION. Otherwise, labs are arranged by the department or instructor once classes have begun.

Course Credits

0.00 Non-credit activity, such as a lab. 
1.50 Semester half-course. 
3.00 Regular semester course. Some 3.00 credit courses may be offered over two semesters.
6.00 Normally a two-semester course or a single-semester, double-credit intensive language training course. 

STUDENTS MUST REGISTER FOR ANY TWO-SEMESTER COURSE IN BOTH THE FALL AND WINTER TERMS. 

Class Days

M Monday 
T Tuesday 
W Wednesday 
R Thursday
F Friday
S Saturday
U Sunday

Course Selection 

For the purpose of meeting option requirements, the university categorizes its courses as follows:

Arts (All language courses can also satisfy Arts courses)

  • Art History 
  • Dramatic Art 
  • English and Creative Writing 
  • General “01” Courses, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 
  • Greek and Roman Studies 
  • Intercultural Studies 
  • Music-Academic Studies 
  • Music-Performance Studies 
  • Philosophy 
  • Visual Arts
  • Women’s and Gender Studies* 

Languages

  • Arabic
  • French 
  • German 
  • Ancient Greek 
  • Hebrew
  • Italian 
  • Japanese
  • Latin 
  • Spanish

Science††

  • Biology 
  • Biochemistry 
  • Chemistry 
  • Computer Science 
  • Economics*** 
  • Environmental Science 
  • General "03" Courses, Faculty of Science 
  • Forensics
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Geography
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Women’s and Gender Studies**

Social Sciences†††

  • Anthropology
  • Anthrozoology
  • Arts and Science
  • Communication, Media and Film
  • Digital Journalism
  • Disability Studies 
  • Economics*** 
  • Environmental Science/Studies
  • Forensic Science/Forensics
  • General "02" Courses, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Family and Social Relations 
  • History
  • Human Geography
  • Interdisciplinary Arts and Science courses (56-)
  • Labour Studies
  • Organizational Teaching and Learning
  • Political Science 
  • Psychology 
  • Social Work 
  • Sociology/Anthropology/ Criminology 
  • Women’s and Gender Studies** 

† Courses in all languages listed above that may be used to satisfy Language, Arts requirements include: xx-100, xx-101, xx-102, xx-200, xx-201, xx-202, xx-300, xx-301. All French Studies courses count as Language option requirements. 08-110 and 08-111 (formerly 07-110 and 07-111) also count as language option requirements. All other courses in any language listed above count only as Arts options. 

†† For students in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, the following Nursing courses will satisfy a Science option requirement: 63-351, 63-391 and 63-399. 

††† The following courses may be taken for Social Science credit: 51-160, 58-110 and 58-210.

* The following Women's and Gender Studies courses may be taken for Arts credit: 53-106, 53-120, 53-130, 53-230, 53-240, 53-250, 53-236, 53-270, 53-300, 53-335, and 53-345.

** 53-106, 53-120, 53-130, 53-230, 53-240, 53-250, 53-270, 53-300, and 53-345 can satisfy either a Social Science or an Arts requirement. Women?s and Gender Studies 53-220 will satisfy either a Social Science or a Science requirement.

*** All Economics courses satisfy either Social Science or Science course requirements.