Curricular Procedures Manual

The CSU Course Classification System and Faculty Workload Formula

Course Classification System
Course Classification Number APDB Code Description Class Hours per SCU Normal Class Size (Adjusted to CSUEB standards) Workload K-Factor
LD UD GD
C1 01 large lecture 1 facility limits -- 1.0
C2 02 lecture and/or discussion 1 50 50 50 1.0
C3 03 lecture/composition
lecture/counseling
lecture/case study
1 35 35 35 1.0
C4 04 discussion 1 30 30 30 1.0
C5 05 seminar 1 25 25 25 1.0
C6 06 clinical processes 1 20 20 02 1.0
C7 07 fine arts and science activities 2 24 24 24 1.3
C8 08 education workshops and social science activities 2 35 35 35 1.3
C9 09 music activity–large group 2 50 50 50 1.3
C10 10 music activity–small group 2 12 12 12 1.3
C11 11 physical education and recreation activities 2 40 40 40 1.3
C12 12 speech, drama, and journalism activities 2 25 25 25 1.3
C13 13 technical activities and laboratories 2 facility limits–(24) -- 1.3
C14 14 remedial courses 2 20 20 20 1.3
C15 15 technical activities and laboratories 3 facility limits–(24) -- 1.5
C16 16 science laboratories 3 facility limits–(24) -- 2.0
C17 17 clinical practice off–campus 3 8 8 8 2.0
C18 18 major intercollegiate sports (not more than four per year) 3+ 20 20 -- 6.0
C19 19 minor intercollegiate sports) 3+ 20 20 -- 3.0
C20 20 major performance 3+ 20 20 20 3.0
C21 21 music performance 3+ 50 50 50 3.0
S23 23 social work supervision N/A -- -- 12 1.0
S24 24 practice teaching N/A 18 18 18 .667
S25 25 practice teaching, work study, thesis and projects N/A -- 25 25 .48
S36 36 Independent study, field work, studio instruction, supervised activities N/A 36 36 36 .333
S48 48 independent study, studio instruction, supervised activities N/A 48 48 48 .25
C77 77 independent study, studio instruction, supervised activities varies N/A N/A N/A 0.0
C78 78 independent study, studio instruction, supervised activities varies N/A N/A N/A 0.0
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