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 creates an on-line course offering module listing a detailed schedule of courses offered and the times and places of instruction. Courses listed in the on-line course offering module 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.

600-699

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

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. Prerequisite: 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

O

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

S/U

Grade of S or U available

UNIVERSITY-WIDE “HOUSE-NUMBERED” COURSES

200, 300, 400, 500

   –   

Workshop

290, 390, 490, 590

   –   

Special Project

291, 391, 491, 591

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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 English (Fort Collins)

COURSE PREFIXES AND COURSE DESCRIPTIONS 

Courses of instruction are identified by the following approved prefixes
(please click a prefix to read course descriptions):

ACCTG

  –  

Accounting

AIM

  –  

Automotive Industry Management

ANS

  –  

Applied Natural Science

ANTHR

  –  

Anthropology

ART

  –  

Art

BBE

  –  

Bilingual Bicultural Education

BIOL

  –  

Biology

BUSAD

  –  

Business Administration

CET

  –  

Civil Engineering Technology

CHEM

  –  

Chemistry

CIS

  –  

Computer Information Systems

CS

  –  

Chicano Studies

ECON

  –  

Economics

ED

  –  

Education

EE

  –  

Electrical Engineering

EN

  –  

Engineering

ENG

  –  

English

ET

  –  

Engineering Technology

EXHP

  –  

Exercise Science and Health Promotion

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 New Media

ME

  –  

Mechanical Engineering

MET

  –  

Mechanical Engineering Technology

MGMT

  –  

Management

MKTG

  –  

Marketing

MSL

  –  

Military Science and Leadership

MUS

  –  

Music

NSG

  –  

Nursing

PHIL

  –  

Philosophy

PHYS

  –  

Physics

POLSC

  –  

Political Science

PSYCH

  –  

Psychology

RDG

  –  

Reading

REC

  –  

Recreation

RUS

  –  

Russian

SCI

  –  

Science

SOC

  –  

Sociology

SOCSC

  –  

Social Science (Continuing Education Program Only)

SPCOM

  –  

Speech Communication

SPN

  –  

Spanish

SW

  –  

Social Work

TH

  –  

Theatre

US

  –  

University Studies

WS

  –  

Women’s Studies