SIS/Building Your Schedule of Classes - Accessing the Course Catalog

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This document outlines how to access the course catalog and the various things that you can view in the Course Catalog.


Use the Course Catalog to view the following:

Data displayed on these pages define the parameters of these courses. You can view all subject’s courses. Course Catalog pages provide current and historical information, including courses that are no longer available to be taught (inactive courses). Historical information can be viewed by using the row counter and navigation bar, such as View All, Next, and Previous.


How to access the Course Catalog

Step 1

From Home, select: Curric & Enroll Rep WorkCenter, Course Catalog. The Find page will display.

Tip: Menu navigation: > Curriculum Management > Course Catalog > Course Catalog

Step 2

Use the Find page to locate the desired course. The Course Catalog page displays.

Or

Search Tip: To access all the courses within the department, enter Subject Area code. To narrow the search to a specific course, also enter Catalog Number. The search can only display 300 results; therefore, if your department has more than 300 rows, you may need to use the search operators or w wildcard search. Wildcard Example: To see all 400 level classes, type ‘4##’ in the Catalog Nbr field.


What is a course requisite and what is it used for?

field descriptions table
Field Description
Requirement Group Requirement group number to be enforced through the enrollment engine.
Detail Requirement Group Summary showing details of this requirement group.
Long Description Displays text placed into the Long Description field when the Requirement Group was created.

Notes

Review all requisites for subject on https://guide.wisc.edu/