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Uniform Course Numbering System

When one or more Peralta Colleges offer the same course using the same catalog information, the Uniform Course Numbering system (UCN) is used.  The following table indicates whether courses in each number series are credit/noncredit, applicable for Associate degrees at Peralta colleges, and whether they are transferable to institutions within the California State University and the University of California Systems.

001 – 199        Courses numbered  1-199 are designated as baccalaureate level, degree  applicable courses for transfer to institutions within the California State University and the University of California Systems, including Selected Topics for liberal arts and vocational disciplines (48s)

200 – 249 and 900-949          Courses numbered 200-249 And 900-949 are degree applicable, but are not transferable to institutions within the California State University and the University of California Systems, including Selected Topics for liberal arts and vocational disciplines (248s)

250 – 299 and 950-999          Courses numbered 250-299 And 950-999 are not degree applicable, and are not transferable to institutions within the California State University and the University of California Systems.

300-399(Currently not used)   Courses numbered 300-399 are designated for selected Topic Courses (Credit & Non-credit) and are not degree applicable, and are not transferable to institutions within the California State University and the University of California Systems.

400 – 499        Apprenticeship and Cooperative Education courses are numbered 400-499. Credit Apprenticeship course are not degree applicable, and are not transferable to institutions within the California State University and the University of California Systems, while Cooperative Education courses are degree applicable and transferable to institutions within the California State University and the University of California Systems

500 – 699Non-credit courses (Zero unit)

700 – 799(Currently not used)            Courses numbered 700-799 are special not-for-credit (zero unit) fee based courses offered under contract education

800 – 899Course numbered 800- 899 are Community Services (fee-based) courses that offered for no (zero) units and for which students pay fees to cover the cost of instruction. These classes are not listed in the schedule of classes.

*   LRNRE Resources (LRNRE) courses numbered below 200, while transferable to CSU and/or UC, are not degree applicable, i.e., they are not required for a degree or certificate and do not satisfy general education requirements.