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Skill and Performance Courses (100-110, 200-210)

Basic skills courses include beginning foreign language courses, freshman composition, and basic performance courses, such as chorus, basic design, and keyboarding. In general, these courses may not satisfy Distribution requirements.

Courses for which the Topic May Vary from Semester to Semester (150-165, 250-265, 350-365, 450-465)

Seminars or courses entitled "Topics in" exemplify courses of this type. These courses may be re-elected for a stated maximum number of credits (usually 6) when the topic changes.

Courses numbered 150-165 are intended for beginning students.

Courses numbered 350-365 are open only to students who have satisfactorily completed at least 45 credits, except with permission of the appropriate department chair or program coordinator.

Courses numbered 450-465 are for students majoring in that subject area who have satisfactorily completed a total of 75 credits toward the degree, including at least 12 credits in that discipline or related areas.

Fieldwork, Internship, Work Experience (270-280, 370-380, 470-479)

Fieldwork places a student in an organized work setting outside the college classroom. Examples of such work settings include government agencies, business offices, social agencies, industrial establishments, and educational or health care institutions. The amount of time spent and the amount of credit earned may vary, but no more than 30 credits may be earned in courses for which the last two digits are 70-80. The number 480 is reserved for previous life experience in the Adult Degree Program.

Courses numbered 370-379 are open only to students who have satisfactorily completed at least 45 credits. Courses numbered 470-480 are for majors who have satisfactorily completed a total of 75 credits toward the degree, including at least 12 credits in the discipline or related areas.

Last modified: 9/3/2014