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How to Search for Classes

The online Schedule of Classes provides the detailed information about each particular course offering within each quarter or semester at the University of Denver. The information included on the class offerings includes the course numbers, course titles, schedule delivery type (i.e., lecture, lab, distance, etc.) meeting days and times, meeting location, instructor, enrollment counts, prerequisites, registration restrictions, any fees associated with a class, and any other information the department feels beneficial for students to know prior to registering.

To begin looking for class offerings, you must first select the term you want to view. Make sure you choose the correct term and year. College of Law courses are listed under Semester; all other courses are listed under Quarter or Interterm (Interterm courses are short intensives offered between quarters.) Terms which are not open for registration have a view only notation. Once you click submit you will be taken to the Class Schedule Search form.

You must select at least one subject from the Subject list. Multiple subjects can be selected by hold the CTRL key and clicking on each additional subject you want to view.

Searching for Common Curriculum and Multidisciplinary Program Courses

Narrowing Your Search

You may narrow your search by including course number, title, schedule type, credit hour range, course level, instructor, attribute, start and end times, or days.

Once you have entered your search criteria, click on Class Search.

The Class Schedule Listing page displays all sections found meeting your search criteria. The listing includes basic schedule information including notes, instructor name and email link. The title of each class acts as a link to additional information. This information includes restrictions, prerequisites, enrollment capacity and seat availability. You may access the course catalog entry (course description) from either the Class Schedule Listing (by clicking on the course title) or Detailed Class Information page (by clicking on "View Catalog Entry").

Search Tips

Schedule Type. The schedule type of a course distinguishes the instructional delivery mechanism for a course. For example, an online class is presented in a Distance delivery mechanism. The available schedule types include:

  • Clinical/Practicum – faculty supervised training and educational experience where the student is working in a field setting.
  • Combined – courses with blended/hybrid instructional methods, such as a combination of lecture and distance (online) instruction.
  • Directed Study – used when a regular course is not offered in the term a student needs it to complete graduation requirements and must match the regular course title and content.
  • Distance – organized instruction conducted primarily through distance learning methodologies, such as online.
  • Independent Study/Research – independent project or research in which the student works more or less individually with an instructor.
  • Internship/Externship/Coop. Ed. – supervised experience in an area of specialization that may be conducted either on or off campus with the student making periodic reports to the instructor.
  • Lab – laboratory experiences that require special-purpose equipment for student participation, experimentation, observation, or practice in a field of study.
  • Lecture – organized instruction in a lecture (one-way communication) format.
  • Lecture/Lab – instruction including both laboratory activities, as defined above, in addition to lecture or recitation instruction.
  • Off-site – organized instruction of any type offered in an off-campus location.
  • Performance – individualized instruction with a faculty member, such as music performance.
  • Recitation/Discussion – regularly scheduled discussion session that is offered in addition to lecture instruction, but is generally scheduled in smaller groups than the lecture.
  • Seminar – organized instruction in a recitation (two-way communication) format.
  • Studio – organized method of instruction with emphasis on the synthesizing nature of the design process and conducted through critique and one-to-one interactions.
  • Study Abroad – course wholly taught outside the U.S.
  • Travel – class field instruction involving travel away from campus, within the U.S.

Instructor. Since a subject code must be selected, it helps to know the correct subject of the course an instructor is teaching in order to find courses taught by the desired instructor. If you are unsure, you can select multiple subjects before selecting an instructor from the list.

Attributes. Using the attributes helps to narrow down options to meet specific needs, such as finding undergraduate courses that count in the Common Curriculum or courses that fulfill requirements for interdisciplinary majors and minors. The current attributes available include:

Undergraduate Common Curriculum

  • Analytical Inquiry: Natural – course that fulfills the Ways of Knowing Analytical Inquiry: Natural and Physical World Common Curriculum requirements.
  • Analytical Inquiry: Society – course that fulfills the Ways of Knowing Analytical Inquiry: Society and Culture Common Curriculum requirements.
  • Arts & Humanities Foundations – course that fulfills former Arts and Humanities University Core requirements.
  • Natural Sciences Foundations – course that fulfills former Natural Sciences University Core requirements.
  • Scientific Inquiry: Natural – course that fulfills the Ways of Knowing Scientific Inquiry: Natural and Physical World Common Curriculum requirements.
  • Scientific Inquiry: Society – course that fulfills the Ways of Knowing Scientific Inquiry: Society and Culture Common Curriculum requirements.
  • Math/Comp Science Foundations – course that fulfills former Math and Computer Science University Core requirements.
  • Social Sciences Foundations – course that fulfills former Social Sciences University Core requirements.

Interdisciplinary Majors/Minors

  • Asian Studies
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Intercultural Global Studies
  • Judaic Studies
  • Socio-Legal Studies
  • Sustainability
  • Tourism
  • Urban Studies

Specialty Courses

  • Honors – course offered for credit toward Honors Program requirements.
  • Service Learning – course with a service learning component.
  • Writing Intensive – course that meets writing intensive requirement.
  • Women's College – identifies Women's College class sections.