Symbols and Abbreviations

Schedule Symbols & Notations

The table to the right represents the columns that appear in the online Schedule of Classes.  Various symbols may appear in each column denoting specific information.

open book imageClicking this icon will direct you to textbooks for the class.

General Ed column

open dotclass applicable toward Upper or Lower division G.E.

open circle with dotclass applicable toward Multicultural G.E.

solid dotclass applicable toward both Upper or Lower division & Multicultural G.E.

Sample table header - textbooks, general ed, restrictions, consent, special fees

Special Fees column

solid dotindicates the class has an applicable fee. See the Money Matters section of this Informational Guide for the fee amount.

Restrictions column

Indicates the class has additional requirements that must be met before a student can enroll. Check the latest catalog available online or in the library.

Consent Column

open circle with dotindicates the class requires consent from the Instructor.

solid dotindicates the class requires consent from the Department Chair.

(WP) Writing Proficiency class.  Writing proficiency screening test (WPST) required before enrollment in these classes.

online class computer iconOnline class. See online Schedule of Classes for additional information regarding the online offering.

honors cap iconHonors class section.

camcorder iconTV Broadcast.

tv reception TV Reception.

TV 002 - Charter Cable TV Channel 2 available in Ceres, Delhi, Denair, Hilmar, Keyes, Turlock and Modesto zip code 95351.

TV 2OR96 - Charter Cable TV Channel 2 available in Ceres, Delhi, Denair, Hilmar, Keyes, Turlock and Modesto zip code 95351 --OR-- Comcast Cable TV Channel 96 in Modesto.

TV 096 - Comcast Cable TV Channel 96 in Modesto excluding zip code 95351.

Grading Options

C – Courses graded exclusively credit/no credit
OPT – Courses graded by letter with student option to receive credit/no credit
– Courses graded exclusively by letter
ANC - Courses graded A,B,C/NC (Remedial)

Building Codes

A - Art
B - Bizzini Hall/Classroom Building
CX - Classroom Annex
D - Drama/Theatre
E - Educational Services Building 
F - Fieldhouse
G - Gym
GR - Golf Range
IC - Innovative Center
L - Vasche Library
LA - Vasche Library Addition
LOCALTV - Turlock Cable TV Ch. 2 (Charter)
M - Music
MB - Mary Stuart Rogers (MSR) Basement
MR - Bernell and Flora Snider Music Recital Hall
MSR - Mary Stuart Rogers (MSR) Educational Srvcs Gateway
N - Naraghi Hall of Science
O - Outdoor Athletic Facilities
DBH - Demergasso-Bava Hall (DBH)/Professional Schools
S - Science I
SB - Softball Field
SF - Soccer Field
SS - Student Services
STK - Stockton*
T - Fieldhouse Annex
TC - Tennis Courts
TR - Track
U - University Union
V - Residential Life Village/Student Housing

*Stockton Room numbers with “A” prefix are in the Acacia Building.

Off-Campus Codes

CALAVERAS – Calaveras
ANGELS CMP – Angels Camp
CERES – Ceres
COLUMBIA – Columbia
ESCALON – Escalon
LODI – Lodi
LOS BANOS – Los Banos
MANTECA – Manteca
MCOE – Merced County Office of Education
MERCED – Merced
MODESTO – Modesto
MOSS LAND – Moss Landing
SCOE – Stanislaus County Office of Education
SJCOE – San Joaquin County Office of Education
STOCKTON – CSU Stanislaus-Stockton Center
TRACY – Tracy
TURLOCK –Turlock (Main Campus)


Courses with these designations must be taken concurrently:

LEC - Lecture course section with corequisite
LAB - Lab course with corequisite
ACT - Activity course section with corequisite
DIS - Discussion course section with corequisite

Days of the Week Codes

M - Monday
T - Tuesday
W - Wednesday
R - Thursday
F - Friday
S - Saturday
U - Sunday