Course Numbering System

Below-college-level courses, numbered 0001–0999, are not applicable to SPU degrees.

Lower-division courses, numbered 1000–2999, are primarily for freshmen and sophomores.

Upper-division courses, numbered 3000–4999, are primarily for juniors and seniors.

5000-level courses may not be applied toward an undergraduate degree; however, these graduate-level courses may be considered to meet elective requirements in some graduate degree programs.

6000-level courses apply toward master’s degrees; they may not be applied toward an undergraduate degree.

7000-level courses apply toward doctoral programs; they may not be applied toward an undergraduate degree.