Prefixes and Numbers
Courses at Century College are identified by discipline prefix (ART, ENGL, etc.) and number. Courses numbered 1000 to 1999 are designed as foundations for future learning. Courses numbered 2000-2999 require higher level skills in thinking and are often based on foundation courses. Career course numbers do not necessarily follow the above system.
Courses numbered below 1000 do not meet the requirements of “college level” as specified for each of the several degrees offered by Century.
Prerequisite, Corequisite, Recommendation, and Restriction
Course prerequisites, corequisites, restrictions, and recommendations are listed immediately following the course descriptions.
Prerequisite is a body of knowledge or level of competence a student should have achieved to ensure readiness for a course. In special circumstances, a prerequisite may be waived by approval of the appropriate department. Students are not permitted to register for courses for which prerequisites have not been met. A prerequisite is met by earning credit in a course. Some courses may have specific grade requirements. See course description for grade requirements.
Corequisite is two or more courses required to be taken in the same term.
Recommendation indicates a condition which is desirable but not necessary. They usually are used to indicate when prior learning experience makes success in the course more attainable.
Restriction indicates a condition which may prevent a student from earning credit in a particular course. Exceptions to a restriction may be granted by the instructor.