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Key to Class Schedule

Grading option. No symbol indicates A-F only; X indicates P/NP only;  indicates P/NP option.

CRN (Course Reference Number). A unique five-digit number by which courses are identified.

Subject. Indicates the department or academic unit offering the course.

Course number. Courses numbered 0-99 are not applicable toward degree requirements; 100-299 are lower-division; 300-499 are upper-division. Courses numbered 4xx/5xx are master's level graduate courses which are also offered for undergraduate credit; 5xx are graduate master's level courses. Courses numbered 5xx/6xx are graduate doctoral level courses which are also offered for graduate master's credit; 6xx are graduate doctoral level courses. Courses numbered 7xx are postbaccalaureate courses which may not be applied toward a degree; 8xx are in-service courses with limited application toward advanced degrees and no application toward undergraduate degrees.

Section. Section numbers distinguish multiple classes of the same course number.

Footnote. Footnote numbers indicate specific course information not included in the regular course listing. See the end of the subject listings for footnote definitions.

Course title. Course titles are listed as they appear on Portland State transcripts. Common abbreviations are listed below.

Restriction. Class restrictions are indicated by NA (non-admit), FR (freshman), SO (sophomore), JR (junior), SR (senior), PB (postbaccalaureate), GR (graduate). Major restrictions are indicated by subject designation (Undergraduate major code abbreviations; Graduate major code abbreviations). College restrictions are indicated by college designation.

Credits. The number indicates quarter credits. Courses offered for zero (0) credit may be laboratory, mentored sections, or similarly designated courses.

Day. M=Monday; T=Tuesday; W=Wednesday; R=Thursday; F=Friday; S=Saturday; U=Sunday. Please note: TR=Tuesday & Thursday; SU=Saturday & Sunday.

Common Abbreviations used in Course Titles
AI Artificial Intelligence PROB Problems
ASM Advanced Secondary Methods PROJ Project
CAP Capstone course R & C Reading & Conference
CH MUS Chamber Music REC Recitation
COLL Colloquium REP STUDIES Repertory Studies
COOP ED Cooperative Education RES Research
ESL English as a Second Language SEM Seminar
INTRNSHP Internship TBA To Be Announced
INQ Inquiry TH Theater History
IS Independent Study TOP Topics
ISS Issues UDC Upper Division Cluster
PERSPECT Perspectives WIC Writing Intensive Course
PH ED Physical Education WKSP Workshop
PRAC Practicum