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Undergraduate Catalog - Course Descriptions

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Course Numbering:
SUNY New Paltz courses are designated by a five-digit course number. The first two numbers represent the department that offers the course. The following three digits signify seven different levels:

  • 0-99: Open to students requiring development or remedial work (non-credit learning).
  • 100 level: Open to all undergraduate students.
  • 200 level: Open to all undergraduate students.
  • 300 level: Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
  • 400 level: Open only to juniors and seniors.
  • 500 level: Open to graduate students and to qualified seniors by permission. A permission form, available in departmental offices, must be used to obtain approval.
  • 700 level: Open only to graduate students.

0-299 level represents lower-division classes, whereas 300-700 represent upper-division level classes.

Key to 2-digit Department Codes

  • 07 Anthropology
  • 09 Art Studio
  • 10 Art Education
  • 11 Art History
  • 12 Astronomy
  • 15 Biology
  • 17 Black Studies
  • 20 Business Administration
  • 22 Chemistry
  • 25 Computer Science
  • 30 Center for Academic Development and Learning
  • 33 Economics
  • 34 Education-Interdisciplinary
  • 35 Elementary Education
  • 36 Secondary Education
  • 38 Educational Studies
  • 39 Special Education
  • 40 Electrical Engineering
  • 41 English
  • 42 Haggerty Institute English as a Second Language Program
  • 46 Foreign Languages- French
  • 47 Engineering
  • 48 Geography
  • 50 Geological Sciences
  • 52 Foreign Languages- German
  • 53 Journalism Program
  • 55 Foreign Languages- KiSwahili
  • 56 Foreign Languages- Hebrew
  • 57 Foreign Languages- Japanese
  • 58 History
  • 59 Foreign Languages- Italian
  • 60 Foreign Languages- Latin
  • 61 Latin American Studies
  • 63 Linguistics
  • 64 Mathematics
  • 66 Music
  • 70 Nursing
  • 71 Philosophy
  • 75 Physics
  • 77 Political Science and International Relations
  • 80 Psychology
  • 84 Foreign Languages- Russian
  • 87 Sociology
  • 88 Communication Disorders
  • 89 Foreign Languages- Spanish
  • 90 Communication and Media
  • 91 Theatre Arts
  • 94 Women's Studies
  • 99 Interdisciplinary