Key to Course Listings
Each course number consists of one or two letters denoting the offering university division or target population, as shown in the chart below,followed by four digits denoting the course number (e.g., ENGL GU4103).
For GS students, the most common course prefixes are GS, GU, and UN.
|A||Architecture, Planning, and Preservation|
|AF||School of the Arts (SoA)-Film|
|AR||School of the Arts (SoA)- open to all SOA (interdisciplinary)|
|AS||School of the Arts (SoA)- Sound Arts|
|AT||School of the Arts (SoA)- Theatre|
|AV||School of the Arts (SoA)- Visual Arts|
|AW||School of the Arts (SoA)- Writing|
|CC||Columbia College students only|
|E||Engineering and Applied Science|
|GS||General Studies students only|
|GU||Undergraduate and Graduate Students|
|H||Reid Hall Programs in Paris|
|I||Berlin Consortium for German Studies|
|OC||For courses taught off the Columbia NYC campus and open to multiple student populations|
|SPS||School of Professional Studies|
|U||International and Public Affairs|
|Z||American Language Program|
|0||Course that cannot be credited toward any degree|
In the four-digit course number, the first digit signifies the level of the course, as follows:
- 1000s: Introductory undergraduate course
- 2000s: Intermediate undergraduate course
- 3000s and 4000s: Advanced undergraduate course
- 5000-9000s: Graduate-level courses
Two consecutive numbers joined by a hyphen show that the course runs through both the fall and spring terms (e.g., HIST UN1091-1092).
The courses offered by each department are arranged in ascending numerical order, with the number of points of academic credit following the title of the course.