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Key to Teachers College Course Numbers

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The prefix indicates the department:

  • A&H Arts & Humanities
  • BBS Biobehavioral Sciences
  • CCP Counseling & Clinical Psychology
  • C&T Curriculum & Teaching
  • EDP Education Policy and Social Analysis
  • HBS Health & Behavior Studies
  • HUD Human Development
  • IND Interdepartmental
  • ITS International & Transcultural Studies
  • MST Mathematics, Science & Technology
  • ORL Organization & Leadership

 

The first digit of the course number indicates course level:

  • 4 initial graduate
  • 5 intermediate graduate
  • 6 advanced graduate
  • 7 dissertation seminar
  • 8 dissertation advisement
  • 9 postdoctoral

 

The second digit of the course numbers indicates the type of offering:

  • 0 lecture
  • 1 lecture
  • 2 field work
  • 3 practicum
  • 4 internship
  • 5 seminar
  • 6 colloquium
  • 7 student teaching
  • 8 workshop, work conference, or institute
  • 9 independent study and research