|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.
Numbering of Courses
Course numbering is based on the content level of material presented in courses.
||remedial; do not count toward graduation|
||primarily for freshmen and sophomores |
||primarily for juniors and seniors |
||primarily for students enrolled in master’s |
degree programs or the equivalent.
||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.
Courses in which students may earn credit under either (but not both) of two prefixes (e.g., SOC or HIST) for the same offering.
A requirement which must be taken concurrently with another course of instruction.
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.
Some specified courses may be repeated for credit. These courses are designated by the word Repeatable in the Course Description section of this catalog. The number after the word Repeatable indicates the maximum number of credits that may be used toward degree requirements.
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:
MUS 127 Functional Piano I: Beginning 1(0-2)
For students with no piano experience. Introduces fundamentals, with emphasis on providing skills necessary for successful completion of the Proficiency Exam. May be repeated. (F,S) Repeatable (2)
||course number |
|Functional Piano I: Beginning
||number of credits (clock hours in lecture per week |
– clock hours in laboratory demonstration or studio
experiences per week)
||explanation of course content |
||taught fall, spring|
||course may be repeated and counted toward |
graduation for a maximum of 2 credits
Note: Not all of the above information may be noted in each course. Additional symbols include:
||Taught fall semester |
||Taught spring semester|
||Taught summer session|
||Offered upon demand|
||Taught odd numbered years |
||Taught even numbered years|
||Variable credit course |
||Suffix indicating lab course|
||Credit by exam allowed|
||Grade of IP (In Progress) available|
||Grade of S or U available |
|200, 300, 400, 500
|290, 390, 490, 590
||Special Project |
|291, 391, 491, 591
|292, 392, 492, 592
|293, 393, 493, 593
|294, 394, 494, 594
||Field Experience |
|295, 395, 495, 595
|296, 396, 496, 596
||Cooperative Education |
|297, 397, 497, 597
||Studio Series |
|298, 398, 498, 598
||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):
||Automotive Industry Management|
||Applied Natural Science|
||Bilingual Bicultural Education |
||Civil Engineering Technology|
||Computer Information Systems|
||Electrical Engineering |
||Engineering Technology |
||Exercise Science and Health Promotion|
||Facilities Management & Technology Studies|
||Mass Communications/Center New Media|
||Mechanical Engineering Technology|
||Military Science and Leadership|
||Social Science (Continuing Education Program Only)|
||Speech Communication |
||University Studies |
||Women’s Studies |