New Master Course Approval Form
New Course Request

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Summary of Changes, Internal Comments *
Course Number
(Published in General Catalog) *
(Subject & Prefix /  Number /  Suffix)
Verify Course Number Availability
Super Course (AA-ZZ)
Full Course Title
(Published in General Catalog) *

Abbreviated Course Title * (Limit to 19 characters, including spaces)  
Instructor Name(s) only (No Titles)
(Published in General Catalog)
(Limit to 30 characters, including spaces)

Instructional Activity Type *
Instructional Activity Type Definitions (PDF Format)
Effective Quarter *
Master Course Approval (Course Request) deadlines for inclusion in Schedule of Classes
(Published in General Catalog)
Variable from to
Workload Credit Only
Course Description
(Published in General Catalog) *

(Limit to 40 Words)  
Primary Type * Total Hours
Secondary Type
No Secondary
Required Secondary
Optional Secondary
Total Hours
Delayed Sectioning No Yes
Final Type
Standard final 
Common final(requires special approval)
No room needed for final(requires special approval)
Exceptional Instruction Format
Regular Instruction
Self-taught and self-paced
Independent study
Online course
Related Departments
This is not the same as a Cross-Listed Course
In Progress Regular course

In progress course
Final course in in-progress series
        If this is the final course in the series, please list all prior courses below:
(Subject & Prefix / Number / Suffix)
Level Limits

Other Restrictions Instructor Approval Required:
Departmental Approval Required:
Men Only
Women Only
Intercollegiate Men Only
Intercollegiate Women Only
Honors Students Only (Enforced By Department)
Fee Charged (Enforced By Department)
Residence Hall Students Only (Enforced By Department)
Major Limits
ALL majors/departments CAN register for this course

These majors CAN register       These departments CAN register
These majors CANNOT register These departments CANNOT register
(Published in General Catalog)
A. Instructions: Please fill in Section C (Prerequisites) below.

  • Undergraduate course prerequisites are defined as courses (with or without grade limitations), level limits, major limits, or test scores which can be enforced by the UCSB registration system (i.e., GOLD).
    • Graduate course prerequisites are not enforced by GOLD. Consequently, graduate courses are allowed to have prerequisites which are not necessarily enforceable by GOLD. (Level limits and major limits are enforced for graduate-level courses.)
  • Course discipline names should be complete (i.e., History, instead of HIST).
  • Semicolons should be used to initially separate groups of prerequisites and will usually be interpreted as "and" (except in the case where it is used to divide groupings of prerequisites -- see example #2 below)
  • Commas should further be used to separate subsets of prerequisites into correct groupings.
    • Commas should never be used to signify "or". Instead, spell out "or" between all courses or subsets that should be interpreted as such -- see example #1 below.
    B. Examples:
    1. Prerequisites for Chemical Engineering 2A:
      Physics 2 or 22 with a minimum grade of C-; and, Mathematics 3A-B-C with a minimum grade of C; and, Mathematics 5A (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C; open to electrical engineering, computer engineering, and pre-computer engineering majors only.
    2. Prerequisites for Geological Sciences 121:
      MCDB 1A-B and EEMB 2A; or, Geological Sciences 2 and 3.
    3. Prerequisites for MCDB 104A:
      Mathematics 5A-B-C; and, Computer Science 5AA-ZZ or 10 or 11AA-ZZ or 12 or 60.
    C. Prerequisites (required field)*
    Prerequisites (other)
    Do not send the "Coded Prerequisites" (Prerequisite does not fit in the coded section)
    Do not send the "Coded Prerequisites" (Keep existing coded prerequisites in SREG01)
    Send the "Coded Prerequisites" to replace existing prerequisites in SREG01.
    Can the prerequisites be taken concurrently with this course? Yes No
    Recommended Preparation
    (Published in General Catalog)

    Advisory Enrollment Information
    (Published in General Catalog)
    Students must have a cumulative GPA (for the proceeding quarters).
    Open to non-majors.
    Designed for majors.
    Concurrently offered with
    Quarters usually offered: Winter
    Grading Option * Optional Grading
    Letter Grade Only
    Passed/Not Passed Grade Only (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
    Letter Grade Required for Majors
    No Grade Given
    Repeats Section:
    Repeat Options
     Maximum Units:
     Maximum Units for credit in major:
     Maximum number of times course can be repeated:
    For independent studies courses (e.g., 98, 99, 198, 199AA-ZZ):
      Maximum Units of credit in this dept:
    Crosslisting & Repeated Courses
    Type & Course ID:  Effective Quarters
      (Subject & Prefix / Number / Suffix)  From Through
    Repeat data cannot be sent in the fields available Yes No
    Repeat Comments
    (Published in General Catalog)
    Will additional academic FTE be needed? Yes No
    Will additional support fund be needed? Yes No
    Will additional space or special facilities be needed? Yes No
    Suppress printing in Schedule of Classes? Yes No