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Catawba College uses a four-digit numbering system for all courses – e.g., MATH 1132, BIOL 2419, TA 3361. The first digit in the series indicates the instructional level of the course. The remaining three digits are determined by individual departments.

0001-0999 = non-credit

1000-1999 = introductory level

2000-2999 = intermediate level

3000-3999 = intermediate-advanced courses; primarily recommended for juniors and seniors

4000-4999 = advanced undergraduate courses; primarily recommended for seniors

5000-5999 = graduate level (undergraduate enrollment permitted on a selective basis)

6000-6999 = advanced graduate level (undergraduate enrollment not permitted)

8000-8999 = workshops