Course Numbering Conventions

THOUSANDS GROUPING
1000-1099  First-Year Seminar
1100-1999  Introductory Level
2000-2999  Intermediate Level
3000-3999  Advanced Level

HUNDREDS GROUPING
x0xx    First-year seminar
x100    Introductory or survey course
x200    Studio course - e.g.: technique, repertory, acting, directing
x300    Design or media focus
x400    Theory/performance, creation, collaboration
x500    History/theory
x600    (not designated)
x700    1700 - Production & Performance
x800    Originating in another department (crosslisted with Dance or Theater)
x900    Honors, Independent Studies

EXAMPLES
The hundreds grouping allows students to maintain focus, while progressing through different levels of expertise in the same genre.  From another perspective, it allows students to ensure that their experience is broad-based, encompassing all aspects of a discipline.

x200 – Studio Course
Dance 1211/1212, Dance 2211/2212, Dance 3221/3222 = Studio courses in technique & repertory
Theater 1201, 1202, 2201, 2202; 2203, 3203 = Studio courses in acting, directing

x300 – Design/Media Course
Theater 1301, 1302, 3301 = design, media courses

x400 – Theory/performance, Creation, Collaboration
Dance 2401; Theater 2402, 3402 = choreography, creation, collaboration

x500 – History/theory
Dance 1501; Theater 1503, 2501, 2504 = history and theory of dance or theater