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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