ice of the Registrar

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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:

  • In the online catalog description
  • In the PeopleSoft Class Search

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.

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Cat Additional Info

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.

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Click the class number or section link section link to drill down to Class Details.

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Check grading options under Grading.

You may see:

opt grading or graded 5th crs or graded PF or Graded.

Only the first two of these grading options allows a course to be designated as a fifth course.

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