Course Description Information

Colorado State University-Pueblo does not offer all the courses listed in this catalog every semester or every year.

Each semester the university publishes a bulletin listing a detailed schedule of courses offered and the times and places of instruction. Courses listed in the bulletin are subject to change.

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Numbering of Courses

Course numbering is based on the content level of material presented in courses.

Courses numbered:

000-099

remedial; do not count toward graduation

100-299 

primarily for freshmen and sophomores
(lower division)

300-499

primarily for juniors and seniors
(upper division)

500-599

primarily for students enrolled in master’s degree programs or the equivalent. 

600-620

Colorado State University (Fort Collins) courses offered at Colorado State University-Pueblo toward a master’s degree in social work.

Variable credit courses
(1-3 VAR) indicates variable credit; the minimum and maximum credit limitations. An example:

494 Field Experience (1-5 VAR) 
Off-campus individual experience providing transition from classroom instruction to on-the-job experience. Supervised by instructor and job supervisor. Prerequisite: senior standing and permission of instructor.

Cross-listed courses 
Courses in which students may earn credit under either (but not both) of two prefixes (e.g., SOC or HIST) for the same offering.

Corequisite 
A requirement which must be taken concurrently with another course of instruction.

Prerequisite 
A requirement which must be fulfilled before a student can enroll in a particular course. Permission of the instructor for a student to attend a class is implied when the student has met the prerequisites specified by the department.

Cancellation of courses
The university reserves the right to cancel courses not selected by an adequate number of students or not suitably staffed by qualified faculty.


KEYS TO SYMBOLS

Course descriptions include a variety of symbols conveying essential information. The following standard course description with explanation of symbols serves as a model:

102 Composition II 3(3-0)
Sequentional course to provide intensive consideration of essay development and to introduce procedures and techniques in preparing the referenced paper. Pre-requisite: ENG 101. (F,S,SS)

102........................................

course number

Composition II......................

course title

3(3-0)....................................

number of credits (clock hours in lecture per week – clock hours in laboratory demonstration or studio experiences per week)

“Sequential course...”.....

explanation of course content

Prerequisite ENG 101......

required to be taken before

(F,S,SS)...............................

taught fall, spring and summer

Note: Not all of the above information may be noted in each course. Additional symbols include:

F

Taught fall semester

S

Taught spring semester

SS

Taught summer session

*

Offered upon demand

Taught odd numbered years

E

Taught even numbered years

VAR

Variable credit course

L

Suffix indicating lab course

CE

Credit by exam allowed

IP

Grade of IP (In Progress) available

UNIVERSITY-WIDE 
“HOUSE-NUMBERED” COURSES

200, 300, 400, 500

Workshop

290, 390, 490, 590

Special Project

291, 391, 491, 591

Special Topics

292, 392, 492, 592

Research

293, 393, 493, 593

Seminar

294, 394, 494, 594

Field Experience

295, 395, 495, 595

Independent Study

296, 396, 496, 596

Cooperative Education

297, 397, 497, 597

Studio Series

298, 398, 498, 598

Internship

599

Thesis Research

600

Master’s Degree in Social Work

COURSE PREFIXES

Courses of instruction are identified by the following approved prefixes:

ACCTG

Accounting

AIM

Automotive Industry Management

ANS

Applied Natural Science

ANTHR

Anthropology

ART

Art

BBE

Bilingual Bicultural Education

BIOL

Biology

BUSAD

Business Administration

CENT

Computer Engineering Technology

CET

Civil Engineering Technology

CHEM

Chemistry

CIS

Computer Information Systems

CS

Chicano Studies

ECON

Economics

ED

Education

EE

Electrical Engineering

EET

Electronic Engineering Technology

EN

Engineering

ENG

English

ET

Engineering Technology

EXHP

Exercise Science and Health

FIN

Finance

FL

_

Foreign Language

FMTS

Facilities Management & Technology Studies

FRN

French

GEOG

Geography

GEOL

Geology

GER

German

HIST

History

HONOR

Honors

INTL

International Studies

ITL

Italian

MATH

Mathematics

MCCNM

Mass Communications/Center For New Media

ME

Mechanical Engineering

MET

Mechanical Engineering Technology

MGMT

Management

MKTG

Marketing

MS

Military Science

MUS

Music

NSE

National Student Exchange

NSG

Nursing

PHIL

Philosophy

PHYS

Physics

POLSC

Political Science

PSYCH

Psychology

RDG

Reading

REC

Recreation

RUS

Russian

SOC

Sociology

SOCSC

Social Science

SPCOM

Speech Communication

SPN

Spanish

SW

Social Work

TH

Theatre

US

University Studies

WS

Women’s Studies