Senate Committee on Curricula
Course Numbering for All-University Courses
1. Definition of All-University courses
The following All-University courses are for the stated purpose as described below. They are not intended to be used as a means of offering any other kind of formal course.
Please keep in mind that there is no variation allowed in the set-up of these courses.
1. Selected Types of Courses
2. Course Numbering for All-University Courses
The following is the course numbering system for all-university courses which, along with the departmental subject, constitutes an integral part of the course description:
2A. Selected Topics:all selected topics end in 00
[Subject] [No.] Selected Topics: [may have variable title] (1-3 credits)
Exploration of a topic (to be determined) not covered by the standard curriculum but of interest to faculty and students in a particular semester. *Two Semester Rules for Selected Topics: *Any course offered twice as selected topics must be "regularized" as a new course before it can be offered again. (Senate action, 9/21/77)
2B. Experience Credit
Participation in a discipline or subject related experience. Student must be evaluated by written or oral reports or an examination. Permission in advance with the consent of the department chairperson, instructor, and dean. Limited to those in good academic standing.
2C. Independent Study
Exploration of a problem, or problems, in depth. Individual independent study upon a plan submitted by the student. Admission by consent of supervising instructor(s) and the department.
2D. International Course*
Offered through SUAbroad by educational institution outside the United States. Student registers for the course at the foreign institution and is graded according to that institution's practice. SUAbroad works with the S.U. academic department to assign the appropriate course level, title, and grade for the student's transcript.
*All courses offered under this (280/480/680) rubric should originate from the sponsoring department and not from the SUAbroad office.
2E. Honors Capstone Project (1-3 credits)
School of Education Workshop Courses
Updated September 15, 2011