What does that code mean?

 

Term Codes
  • xxxx10 - Spring Term
  • xxxx50 - Summer I Term (2019 and before)
  • xxxx70 - Summer II Term (2019 and before)
  • xxxx60 - Summer Term (2020 and later)
  • xxxx80 - Fall Term

"xxxx" refers to the year.  For example, Spring 2020 would be 202010.

Part of Term Codes

For more information on part of term.

  • 1 - Full Term
  • H1 - First Half
  • H2 - Second Half
  • MF - Mini-Fall
Course Subject Designations
  • FRST - An education abroad placeholder course.
  • INST - A consortium placeholder course, whereby the course number aligns with a specific consortium institution.
  • TRNF - An elective originating via transfer, usually followed with course numbers between 0001 - 1103.
  • UNCX - A placeholder course indicating a student is enrolled in a UNC Online course.  The placeholder will include a course number that represents the credit hours at the visiting campus and is used for billing at UNC Charlotte (i.e., UNCX 1300 = 3 credit hours, UNCX 1400 = 4 credit hours).  Upon completion of the UNC Online course, the equivalent course is applied as transfer credit.  Effective spring 2020, the UNCX placeholder is non-graded.
  • XNCR - A fictitious subject, always in conjunction with a course number of NCR, to indicate a transfer course has been reviewed and deemed non-transferrable for credit. (i.e., XNCR NCR = 0 credit hours)
Course Number Designations (always 4 characters)
  • 1ELE - A 1000-level elective course specific to the department identified by the subject.
  • 2ELE - A 2000-level elective course specific to the department identified by the subject.
  • 3ELE - A 3000-level elective course specific to the department identified by the subject.
  • 4ELE - A 4000-level elective course specific to the department identified by the subject.
  • xxxxL - A course number ending in L indicates the course was a lab.
  • xxxxC - A course number ending in C indicates courses taught in China.
  • xxxxH - A course number ending in H indicates business courses taught in Hong Kong.
  • xxxxM - A course number ending in M indicates business courses taught in Mexico.
  • xxxxT - A course number ending in T indicates business courses taught in Taiwan.
  • NCR - 3 character, fictitious course number, always in conjunction with an XNCR subject, to indicate a transfer course has been reviewed and deemed non-transferrable for credit. (i.e., XNCR NCR = 0 credit hours)
Special Section Number Designations (always 3 characters)
  • x8x - A section number with an 8 as the second character indicates the course is a distance education course.
  • x9x - A section number with a 9 as the second character indicates the course is taught in the evening.
  • Uxx - A section number with a U as the first character indicates the course is taught at our Uptown Center City campus.
  • UOL - A section number of UOL indicates the course is offered through UNC Online (inter-institutional & 100% online).
  • Lxx - A section number with an L as the first character indicates the course is a lab.
  • LCx - A section number with an LC as the first two characters indicates the course is part of a learning community.
  • Hxx - A section number with an H as the first character indicates the course is honors level.
  • M80 - A section number of M80 indicates the course is part of the MBA program and meets in Mexico.
  • C80 - A section number of C80 indicates the course is part of the MBA program and meets in China.
  • C91 - A section number of C91 indicates the course is a cooperative education (Co-Op) course.
  • 300 - A section number of 300 indicates the course is credit by exam (excluding LBST courses).
  • SAx - A section number starting with SA indicates a study abroad course.  The third character is alpha-numeric.  (example: SAB, SA1, etc.)  This course was offered at a college/university abroad, but UNC Charlotte institutional credit was awarded.
  • Qxx - A section number with a Q as the first character indicates the course is part of the 'Prospect for Success' program (eff fall 2020).
  • EA1 - Study abroad designation specific to the College of Business.
Instructional Methods
  • HY - Hybrid: Face-to-Face & Online (thru fall 2020)
  • HYA - Hybrid: Face-to-Face & Asynchronous Online Component (beginning spring 2021)
  • HYS - Hybrid: Face-to-Face & Synchronous Online Component (beginning spring 2021)
  • IA - Online: No Specific Meeting Times
  • IS - Online: Specific Meeting Times
  • TR - Face-to-Face Instruction
  • TV - Two-Way Interactive TV
Student Status
  • IS - Student has been out for a year or more OR is a first term student not registered after drop/add ends; these students need to apply for readmission
  • IP - Student has applied for graduation
  • IG - Student has graduated
  • IB - Student has been disciplinarily suspended
  • ID - Student is deceased
  • IO - "Inactive Other" - this is used for visitors, specials, escrow, summer only readmits, consortium and inter-institutional; students who are only admitted for a specific timeframe. If a future term exists with IS, the student will lose access to 49er express and email.
Grade Codes
  • G* - Retains the hours and removes the quality points as part of the Associate Degree Rule
  • R* - Hours and quality points removed as part of a forgiveness policy
  • Q* - Grade replacement policy, effective fall 2007; hours and quality points removed
  • Y* - Progression Exclusion; hours and quality points removed
Grade Modes
  • A - Audit
  • D - Dissertation/thesis (7999 & 9999 thesis and dissertation area graded with N so that the courses will not show as in progress on the transcript)
  • H - Pass/No Credit (student-elected prior to the start of the term)
  • K - Pass/No Credit (COVID-impacted; used for spring 2020 & 2020-2021 academic year)
  • O - Co-Op (also 49er Ship/foreign language exemption)
  • N - Non-Graded (for zero hour labs, ELTI courses, 7999 & 9999 thesis and dissertation)
  • P - Pass/No Credit (course is setup as pass/no credit)
  • S - Standard letter grade
  • U - Pass/Unsatisfactory (graduate-level use only)
Repeat Codes
  • A - applies to undergraduate students only; hours are removed and quality points remain
  • E - applies to graduate students; hours and quality points are removed
  • I - Include - is applied to all repeated courses to note the repeat (Both courses have a code, A or E on the prior attempt and an I on the latest attempt.  If the course can be repeated, an I is on both courses.)