Guidelines for Scheduling of Lecture Classes
Scheduling Two-Unit Courses
Two-unit courses should be scheduled on TuTh according to the "Three-Unit Courses: Scheduling Pattern" below and be scheduled back-to-back (rather than alternating with 3-unit courses).
Scheduling Three-Unit Courses
|Source: Course Catalog|
|0800 - 0850||0800 - 0915|
|0900 - 0950||0930 - 1045|
|1000 - 1050||1100 - 1215|
|1100 - 1150||1230 - 1345|
|1200 - 1250||1400 - 1515|
|1300 - 1350||1530 - 1645|
MW or WF scheduling (75 minutes each session) will NOT be permitted prior to 1400
Scheduling a single 150-minute session on M, W, or F will NOT be permitted unless the other two days are similarly scheduled during the same time period and the same room, except prior to 1500 (3:00 pm).
Beginning at 1500 (3:00 pm), evening classes may start on the hour (1500, 1600, 1700, 1800, 1900) and run for 150 minutes (plus time for breaks). Classes meeting for two times per week would begin at the same times and go for 75 minutes each session.
Scheduling Four-Unit Courses
Four-Unit Course Scheduling Pattern: According to Weekday
|0800 - 0950||0800 - 0950|
|1000 - 1150||1000 - 1150|
|1200 - 1350||1200 - 1350|
|1400 - 1550||1400 - 1550|
* Classes are scheduled for 110 minutes to allow a 10 minute break.
Enrollment capacity should never exceed the room capacity because of safety issues and Fire Codes. Room capacity is established by a state formula based on the square footage of the room and the type of seating. Do NOT use "Permission Numbers" to add students if the enrollment is greater than the room capacity.
All classes scheduled for Friday after 1600 (4:00 pm - including MWF) or Saturday or Sunday, must be reserved in PeopleSoft (i.e., two meeting pattern rows).
Weekend classes will need to meet the number of hours shown below. While regular classes sessions are 50 minutes, the following is required to allow for needed breaks throughout the day.
1 unit = 15 hours
2 units = 30 hours
3 units = 45 hours
1 unit = 750 minutes
If a Topics Course of the same subject has been offered six times, prior to the seventh offering, the process to convert to a regular course must be started or the course must be discontinued.
This rule applies even when the title of the topics course has been slightly modified.
Hybrid Class Set-Up
Hybrid Class Set Up
- Class Types:
- Face-to-Face - Course activity is organized around scheduled class meetings; can be up to 20% online instructional activities without replacing any face-to-face class meetings(no Class Note needed)
- Hybrid 1 Course - Online activity is mixed with classroom meetings replacing a significant percentage (21 percent to 66 percent), but not all, required face-to-face instructional activities (Class Note #66)
- Hybrid 2 Course - Most course activity is done online (66 percent to 99 percent), but there are some required face-to-face instructional activities, such as lectures, discussions, labs, or other in-person learning activities (Class Note #67)
- Online Course - All course activity is done online; there are no required face-to-face sessions within the course and no requirements for on-campus activity (Class Note #17)
Example of Hybrid 2 Class Set Up: