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Introduction to the University of Pennsylvania
The University reserves the right to withdraw any course or to change members of the faculty who have been assigned to courses.

INSTITUTES
For information about centers, institutes and organized research units at the University of Pennsylvania, please contact the Office of Vice Provost for Research, 118 College Hall (www.upenn.edu/ research) or consult the Office of Graduate Studies website (www.upenn.edu/grad/ gradgroups.htm).

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or status as a Vietnam Era Veteran or disabled veteran in the administration of educational policies, programs or activities; admissions policies; scholarship and loan awards; athletic, or other University administered programs or employment. Questions or complaints regarding this policy should be directed to the Executive Director, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, 3600 Chestnut Street, Sansom Place East, Suite 228, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106 or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).
Abbreviations:
cu  course unit
h.   hours per week
s.c.  semester credit
L  lecture
L/R  lecture/recitation (registration in both required)
L/L  lecture/lab (registration in both required)
SM  seminar
GH  general honors sections may be offered
AN Annenberg School of Communications
ED Graduate School of Education
FA School of Design
AS School of Arts and Sciences
EG School of Engineering and Applied Science
LW School of Law
MD School of Medicine
NU School of Nursing
SW School of Social Work
WH Wharton School of Business & Management

Course Number
Unless otherwise stipulated, all courses are 3 hours per week
for 1 course unit.

001-399 Undergraduate Courses
400-499 Mixed Courses primarily for undergraduate students
500-599 Mixed Courses primarily for graduate students
(Permission of the instructor is normally required by
undergraduates in 500-series courses)
600-999 Courses open only to graduate students

Course Term Code Letters
Letters symbolizing the term or terms in which courses are given appear in parentheses on the line with the course number.

(A) Course offered in fall term only.
(B) Course offered in spring term only.
(C) One-term course offered either term.
(D) Two terms. Student may enter either term.
 Credit is given for either term.
(E) Two terms. Student must enter first term. Credit is given only on the completion of both terms.
(F) Two terms. Student may enter either term. Credit is given only on the completion of both terms.
(G) Two terms. Student must enter first term. Credit is given for first term without the second term.
(H) Course offered fall even-numbered years.
(I) Course offered fall odd-numbered years.
(J) Course offered spring even-numbered years.
(K) Course offered spring odd-numbered years.
(L) Course offered in summer term only.
(M) Course not offered every year.