Checking a Course for the Fifth Course Option
Not all courses are available for the Fifth Course option. Information on whether the Fifth Course option can be used for a particular course is available:
Students should check any course being considered for the Fifth Course option before enrolling in the course.
Online Catalog Information
Drill down through the catalog links to the full course description. Under the 'Additional Info' or 'Additional Info 2' sections, there will be an indication if the course is not available for the Fifth Course option and/or if the course cannot be taken on a pass/fail basis.
If there is no mention of the Fifth Course option in the 'Additional Information', the course will be available to be designated as a fifth course.
Class Search in PeopleSoft
By drilling down to class details in the Class Search either using the class search directly or in the Add Classes or Swap Classes process, you can see what grading options are available for a course.
Click the class number or section link to drill down to Class Details.
Check grading options under .
You may see:
or or or .
Only the first two of these grading options allows a course to be designated as a fifth course.