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

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This document outlines how to access the Course Catalog to view course details.


Use the Course Catalog to view the following:

Catalog pages display course details as approved through academic governance. Course Catalog pages provide past, current,and recently approved future information, including courses that are no longer available to be taught (inactive courses). Historical information can be viewed by  selecting Include History using the row counter and navigation bar/arrows.


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. Search by Term and Subject Area to view a list of all scheduled courses, or search by Term, Subject Area, and Catalog Nbr to find a specific course.  The Course Catalog page displays, with three page tabs: 

Catalog Data Tab

The Catalog Data tab provides general information about the course, including the course description, minimum and maximum units (credits), course attributes, and more. 

Course catalog Catalog Data tab

Offerings Tab

Of primary interest on the Offerings tab is the enrollment requirement group (i.e., catalog requisite), if any, which is automatically attached to course offerings when they are scheduled.

Course Catalog offerings tab

Components Tab

The Components tab lists the components that are available for use. For example, if a course is approved for both a Lecture and a Discussion, you may choose to offer it with both components, or just a Lecture, depending on instructional need. This tab also notes which component is the graded component. 

Course Catalog components tab


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.

See also:

Key course information is also publicly viewable in Guide.