AC 13 Course Structure (formerly 02-01-02)


This policy establishes a system for course structuring, applicable to all courses offered at the University of Pittsburgh, and includes:

  • Cross-Listed Courses - Guidelines for the cross-listing of courses among schools/campuses of the University;
  • Course Enrollment Restrictions - Restrictions on course enrollment and special enrollment counseling sections;
  • Fractional Credit/Variable Courses - Restrictions on variable credit and fractional credit courses;
  • Course Numbering - A system for course numbering, applicable to all courses offered at the University;
  • Prerequisite/Corequisite Courses - Regulations on prerequisite and corequisite courses;
  • Course Subtitles - Regulations on the use of course subtitles; and
  • Course Type - The categorization of courses by course type, the method of instruction used in delivering education programs to students.


Category: Faculty and Academic
Section: Academic Programs
Effective Date: September 20, 2000
Last Reviewed: September 20, 2000
Responsible Unit:
Responsible Executive: Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor
Policy Contact:

Procedure(s) and Supporting Documents

Please refer to the policy and/or the policy contact for any accompanying procedures, supporting documents, and/or forms.