It’s important to plan your classes out ahead of time so that each semester builds on the last. Your Academic Advisor can help answer any questions you have regarding your classes.
- Program Description and Information
- Major and Minor Requirements
- Requirements for Honors in the Major
- Course Name and Number
- Course Credits, Level, Description, and Prerequisites
- Recommended Schedule by Semester
- Program Faculty
- GER: Whether or not the course satisfies GER Requirements
- Units: The number of credits you can receive for the course
- Section: The individual components of the course (some have more than one)
- Class#: The five-digit class number you use to add that section in PAWS
- Hours/Days/Dates: Choose a section that best fits your schedule
- Instructor/Room: Further details on the class
Classes numbered 700-999 are labeled with a “G” and are for graduate students only. Both graduate and undergraduate students can take classes numbered 300-699. These are labeled with a “U/G.” Some graduate students may not earn credit for “U/G” classes.
Classes numbered 299 and lower are labeled with a “U” and are for undergraduates only. Undergraduate students can take classes numbered up to 699, but some may require special permission. Contact your Academic Advisor for more information.
Use the Course Abbreviations & Symbols to understand the class details.
Online classes use D2L, Desire to Learn, as the main tool of instruction. If you’ve never taken an online class before, talk to your Academic Advisor for tips and suggestions, or browse the Online Student D2L resources for first-time users.
You can enroll for off-campus classes in PAWS just like any other on-campus course. Off-campus classes are typically scheduled for on-site education, fieldwork, and training. Off-campus classes can cost additional fees, so read the class information carefully.
Studying abroad gives you the opportunity to travel internationally as part of a for-credit educational experience. You need to complete an application and have a current passport before you can be considered. Contact the Center for International Education to apply.
One-hour final exams in one-credit courses may be given during the last class period; two-hour final exams in all other courses shall be given during the regular examination period.