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    1. Course prefix and number
    2. Course title
    3. Semester credits achieved after successful completion of course
    4. Prerequisites or co-requisites, if any
    5. Description of course
    6. General education requirement categories this course satisfies, if any; see information below
    7. Writing (WR) requirement

    Each course is identified by a three-letter prefix: MAC in the example above. If a student knows the course prefix, the index to course prefixes will identify the department or departments offering courses using that prefix. Courses using the MAC prefix, for example, are taught in the Department of Mathematics.

    The first digit of the course number identifies the level of the course (MAC 2312 is a 2000-level course, generally for freshmen and sophomores).

    General Education Category Symbols

    • (B) Biological Sciences
    • (C) Composition
    • (D) Diversity
    • (H) Humanities
    • (N) International
    • (M) Mathematics
    • (P) Physical Sciences
    • (S) Social and Behavioral Sciences

    Other Symbols

    • (WR) Applies to the writing requirement.
    • (S-U) Must be taken on a satisfactory-unsatisfactory basis.
    • Refer to the schedule of courses for specific information.
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