Feb 22, 2024
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Course Numbering and Prefixes
The following courses are offered by UNC Asheville. Not every course is taught every year, and changes are frequently made in the offerings. Each semester, a detailed schedule of the courses being offered is published on the Registrar’s website, http://registrar.unca.edu/. The schedule includes the courses to be taught that semester and their times and locations. Indication of when most courses are offered is provided in this catalog.
Numbering of Courses
Course numbers are an indication of the level of difficulty of a course. Courses numbered from 100 to 199 are basic or introductory courses. Mostly freshmen will take these courses. Courses numbered from 200 to 299 are intermediate courses. These courses might or might not have specific prerequisites. However, these courses are not usually taken by beginning freshmen. Courses numbered 300 to 499 are advanced courses. These are normally taken in the junior and senior years. Many carry prerequisites. Courses numbered 300 or above require junior standing, except those calling for specific prerequisites. Students may obtain permission from the instructor to deviate from this policy.
Successful completion of a course carries with it academic credit expressed in semester hours. This is usually the number of hours the class meets per week, although there are exceptions to this, especially for laboratory courses and internships. The number in parentheses following the course title is the amount of credit that successful completion of the course carries. Some courses are cross-listed. This means that the same course carries two different numbers and serves to meet requirements in two different programs. A student may not take cross-listed courses under both numbers since he or she would really be taking the same course twice.
Abbreviations are used in course names in this catalog and in the class schedule as follows:
|American Indian and Indigenous Studies
|Arts Management and Entrepreneurship
|Climate Change and Society
Abbreviations E through MSE are offered by North Carolina State University as part of the Joint Degree in Engineering.
|Electrical and Computer Engineering
|Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
|Material Science and Engineering
|Environmental and Cultural Sustainability
|Ethics and Social Institutions
|Health and Wellness
|Health and Wellness Promotion
|Languages and Literatures
|Master of Liberal Arts and Sciences
|U.S. Ethnic Studies
|Visual Media Production
|Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies