Key To Course Listings
Courses listed on the University Courses page typically feature a combination of codes and numbers, in addition to a course title and description.
Course Format Example:
The Interpretation of Culture. ANTH V1002.
The anthropological approach to the study of culture and human society. Using ethnographic case studies, the course explores the universality of cultural categories (social organization, economy, law, belief systems, arts, etc.) and the range of variation among human societies.
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An abbreviation of Academic Department or Subject Area to which the course belongs.
Course Number (see explanation below)
Explanation of Course Numbering System
See the tables below for explanations of course codes/abbreviations and numbers.
(Note: The first digit of the course number represents the level of the course. See second table below.)
Architecture, Planning and Preservation
Fu Foundation School of Enginering and Applied Science
School of General Studies
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
School of Public Health
School of the Arts
School of International and Public Affairs
Joint course with Barnard College
Other interfaculty course
Course that cannot be credited toward any degree
Introductory-level undergraduate course
Introductory- or intermediate-level undergraduate course
Advanced-level undergraduate course
Introductory graduate course; may be taken by advanced undergraduates with appropriate preparation
Advanced graduate course; instructor's permission required
Location of Classes
Room assignments and course changes for all courses are published in the Directory of Classes.
The University reserves the right to withdraw or modify the courses of instruction or to change the instructors as may become necessary.