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Course Search Help

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How to Search the Course Schedule

The Course Search feature will enable you to view courses from the class schedule. Courses may be selected using any/all of the following criteria:

  • Specific school
  • Specific subject area within a school
  • Course name

Additionally, you can filter schools & subject areas by specifying a course level.

  1. To start a search, select a term from the drop-down list.
  2. Specify a school or partial course name.
  3. If a school was specified, a drop-down menu will appear with subject areas from the school you selected. You can further refine your search by specifying a subject area.
  4. With the Section Filter options, you can select to view open sections and/or closed/canceled sections. By default, all sections will be displayed on your search results page.
  5. When finished specifying your search criteria, press the Get Course Listings button.



How to Read the Class Schedule

from the online course listings

Example of Directory of Classes Listing

College of Arts & Science School/College Name
Indicates the name of the school/college that is offering the course.
All search results are grouped by schools/colleges.
V18 Subject Area
The first three characters identify the department or subject area within a department to which the course belongs (with the exception of SCPS Degree course).
0342 Course Number
> Implies that this section has certain restrictions on enrollment.
Requires a 4-digit access code available from the department offering the course.
Elementary Hindi II Course Title
Meets 09/06.... Relevant notes relating to schedules, restrictions, prerequisites and co-requisites.
Section Specific:
001 Section Number
A course may be taught at more than one time; the section number distinguishes the separate offerings of the same course.
74245 Course/Section Call Number
Used for web registration only. Each section of a course has been assigned a specific course/section call number for use in Albert registration.
Closed Status
Closed - All available seats for this section have been filled.
Canceled - This section is no longer offered for this term.
Blank - A blank indicates that this section is open and has at least 1 seat available.
MTWR Course Days
A single character represents each day of the week.
M - Monday
T - Tuesday
W - Wednesday
R - Thursday
F - Friday
S - Saturday
U - Sunday
11:00am-12:15pm Start/End Time
The starting and ending time or each period in which the class meets.
WS Location- Campus Area
The two character campus area code where the class will meet.
For a complete listing of campus locations, see the NYU Campus Code Key.
SILV 720 Location- Bldg/Room
The building and room where the class will meet.
For a complete listing of building locations, see the NYU Building Code Key.
LEC Course Type
Indicates the method by which organized instruction is conducted. Course types are organized as follows:
DLG / DLX--Distance Learning
FLD--Field Instruction or Field Supervision
IND--Independent Study
STI--Individualized Instruction in the Performing Arts
4.0 Points
The points, or credit hours, assigned to the course section.
4.0 (A 4-credit course)
1.0 - 6.0 (A variable credit course which may be taken for any amount of credit within the specified range)
2.0 & 4.0 (An alternate credit course which may be taken for either 2 or 4 credits)
Ilieva, Gabriel Course instructor
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