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Course Types

Used in the WebAdvisor Search for Classes and the Course Offering list

AFY = Appropriate for First-Year Students: Courses noted as appropriate for FY students are taught at a level that makes them viable for most or all FY students. Other classes may be appropriate in exceptional circumstances but are generally designed for students who have completed introductory coursework at W&L or tested at an intermediate/advanced level.

AFCA = Courses approved for the Program in Africana Studies. See also the AFCA website at www.wlu.edu/africana-studies-program.

AFAM = Courses approved for the Program in African-American Studies (ended May 2013).  See also the AFCA website at www.wlu.edu/africana-studies-program.

DH = Digital humanities course. Such courses must meet at least four of the following six learning outcomes:  ability to integrate digitially driven research goals, methods, and media with discipline-specific inquiry; ability to understand, analyze, and use data; develop critical savvy for assessing sources and data; ability to use design critically; ability to assess information and information technologies critically; ability to work collaboratively.

EAS = Courses approved for the Program in East Asian Studies.  See also the EAS website at eas.wlu.edu.

ENV = Environmental Studies courses and electives in the major. See also the ENV major in the catalog at http://catalog.wlu.edu/content.php?catoid=11&navoid=757.

FILM = Film courses in the Film and Visual Arts minor.  See also the minor website at  catalog.wlu.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=11&poid=487&returnto=779.

FS = First-year seminar.

LACS = Courses approved for the Program in Latin American and Caribbean Studies.  See also the LACS website at lacs.wlu.edu.

MRST = Courses approved for the Program in Medieval and Renaissance Studies.  See also the MRST website at mrst.wlu.edu.

NEUR = Neuroscience courses and electives in the major. See also the NEUR major in the catalog at http://catalog.wlu.edu/content.php?catoid=11&navoid=766.

POV = Discipline-based courses approved for the Shepherd Program for the Interdisciplinary Study of Poverty and Human Capability.  See also the POV website at go.wlu.edu/shepherd.

RAS = Courses approved for the Program in Russian Area Studies. See also the RAS website at www.wlu.edu/x11933.xml.

WGS = Courses approved for the Program in Women's and Gender Studies.  See also the WGS website at wgs.wlu.edu.

 

Law School course types:

LAWC = Clinics/Externships. Third-year students only. 

LAWP = Practicum courses. Third-year students only.

LAWS = Seminar courses. These courses will satisfy the upper-level writing requirement. (Only one seminar may be taken per semester.)