Basic Data tabBasic Data tabAcademic Room Scheduling The Basic Data tab displays the following information. Session and Start/End Date Class Section Component and Class Type Associated Class Location and Instruction Mode Approved Section Schedule Print Class Attributes Session and Start/End Date fields Determines when the Section is being offered. Session Basic Basics The Session field defaults to 1 - Regular Academic Session. The Start/End Date fields are determined by Session code. Student deadlines are based on Session codes. This field cannot be changed after students enroll. Open a new section if you wish to change the Session after students are enrolled. Session Codes Select the magnifying glass to see current session options. 1 - Regular Academic Session 11W - 11 Week Session 7W1 - Early 7-Week Session 8W2 - Eight Week - Second BR1 - Brig First Session BR2 - Brig Second Session H71 - CCB 7 Week Session 1 H82 - CCB 8 Week Session 2 U51 - UGRD 5 Week Session 1 U91 - UGRD 9 Week Session 1 Class Section field Class Section Basics Lecture Sections need two digits. For example: 01, 02, etc. Lab Sections add an "L". For example: 01L, 02L, etc. See Add A Lab Section for more detailed information. Navigate through Sections using the arrows, "First", or "Last" options. Add Sections by selecting the "+" sign. Component and Class Type fields Determines the type of Section. Component & Class Type Basics LEC -Lecture is the default Component. Enrollment Section is the default Class Type. These are determined based on the Course Catalog. LEC - Lecture, Enrollment Section LAB - Laboratory, Enrollment Section or Non Enrollment Section DRS - Dissertation Research, Enrollment Section EXC - Examination Credits, Enrollment Section IND - Independent Study, Enrollment Section INT - Internship, Enrollment Section PRA - Practicum, Enrollment Section SEM - Seminar, Enrollment Section THE - Thesis Research, Enrollment Section Associated Class field ACTION REQUIRED! This field associates lab courses with lecture courses. It also impacts other Class Associations and should be reviewed when creating a new Section. Associated Class Basics The default is 1. You must determine the correct number based on the information below. If the Section is a Lecture: Class Section and Associated Class should match. For example: CHEM 101 Section 03 should have an Associated Class of 3 If the Section is a Lab: Associated Class for a Lab Section can either match the Lecture Section number or be listed as 9999. For example: There are 3 Lecture Sections of CHEM 101 and 15 Lab Sections. CHEM 101-01, 02, 03 Labs have a Class Association number of 9999. Students choosing these Labs can choose any CHEM 101 Lecture Section. CHEM 101-12 Lab has a Class Association number of 3. Students choosing this Lab can only enroll in CHEM 101-03 Lecture Section. Associated Class cannot be changed after students enroll. Location and Instruction Mode fields These fields determine where and how the Section will be taught. Location and Instruction Mode Basics The default Location is 100 - Pullman Campus for Pullman Sections. The default Instruction Mode is P - Face to Face. The Location and Instruction Mode fields change when a Section is being taught Blended or via Video Conference. Locations Use the magnifying glass to search for Locations. 100 - Pullman Campus Used for Regular and Video Conference Sections 040 - Distance Degree Programs Used for Blended Sections 999 - Multiple Sites Used for Videoconference Sections Other Originating Sites for VC Sections 081 - Irrigated Agri Res & Ext Ctr 137 - Mount Vernon Research Ctr 060 - Puyallup Res & Ext Ctr 020 - Tree Fruit Res & Ext Ctr Instruction Modes: Updated 8/30/19 It is no longer necessary to add an OLT Class Attribute for courses with an online component. It is no longer necessary to add a NOTE Class Attribute for courses that are HYBRID. P - Face to Face Use for Video Conference Sections when the Location and the Originating Site in Class Attributes are the same. 30 - 100% Online (formerly "Web-based Instruction") Use for Blended Sections Use for Global Campus courses. Use with Class Attribute NOTE: VIRTUAL HY - 75% or more Web-based instruction No longer need to use the OLT Class Attribute No longer need to use the NOTE Class Attribute 40 - Video Conference (formerly "Interactive Video Instruction") Use for Video Conference sections when the Location and the Originating Site in Class Attributes are different. 50 - removed 8/30/19 (formerly "Broadcast Video Instruction") Not typically used. SO - .01-74.99% Online Used for course with Some Online component 99 - Unknown Not typically used. Approved Section box Notifies the Campus Scheduler that the section has been reviewed and approved by the Department Scheduler. It is not necessary to leave a note when a Section has been Approved. Reports are run weekly to find newly Approved Sections. Approved Section Basics Approve each Section separately. Once Approved, many fields are unavailable to Department Schedulers. Updates are submitted via the Notes/Request field. When the box is unchecked, the section is unapproved. Sections will not be Unapproved after rooms have been assigned, otherwise an assigned room is forfeit. When the term is rolled, Sections are rolled as Unapproved. Schedule Print box Selects Sections to display in Schedule of Classes. Schedule Print Basics The default is checked. Courses are displayed in Schedule of Classes and myWSU Class Search. To Uncheck this box, submit a request via the Notes/Request field. The course will be visible to Faculty/Staff only with the comment "Section not shown to students." Class Attributes fields Specific information related to a Course or Section. Class Attribute Basics Many class attributes are derived from the catalog course information. Some can be added by Departmental Schedulers. Each Course Attribute needs an accompanying Course Attribute Value. Attributes and Values: Department Schedulers Can Add Use the magnifying glass to find the latest list of Course Attributes and Values. Course Attribute Course Attribute Value examples BBWL - BlackBoard WaitListed Students YES - Allow Access to BlackBoard EDAB - Education Abroad ED ABROAD - Education Abroad NOTE - Class Note 1ST YEAR - Reserved - First-Year Focus VIRTUAL - Virtual section OLT - Online Learning Type No longer used effective 8/30/19. Instructor Mode is used instead. VC - Video Conference VC EVERE - VC Originating in Everett VC IAREC - VC Originating in IAREC Attributes and Values: Course Catalog specific Use the magnifying glass to find the latest list of Course Attributes and Values. Course Attribute Course Attribute Value examples BBCD - Blackboard Close Term 1AY - End of one academic year 2AY - End of second academic year CONJ - Conjoint Course CONJOINT - Conjoint Course COOP - U of I Cooperative COOPJNT - Jointly taught by WSU and UI CRNT - Course Note NO CREDIT - No credit; no financial aid TOPICS - Topics course DRER - See other requirements below DREQ OTHER - See other requirements below FUND - Funding Source 901 - Non State-Funded GER - General Education Requirement A_GER - [A] World Civilization GER B_GER - [B] Biological Sciences GER HONR - Honors Course HONORS - Honors Course MXH2 - Maximum Lab Hours per Week 4 - Maximum non-lec hours 4 NSE - National Student Exchange NSE - National Student Exchange REPT - Repeat for Additional Credit 99 - May be repeated ROTC - ROTC AERO - AERO ROTC MIL S - MIL S ROTC UCOR - University Common Requirement ARTS_UCOR - [ARTS] Creative & Prof Arts BSCI_L_UCR - [BSCI] Biological Sciences LAB UNIV - Contact Hours 2 - 2 9 - 9 WMAJ - Writing in the Major M_REQ - [M] Writing in the Major XLST - Crosslisted Course ACCTG - ACCTG Owner AERO - AERO Owner This is the Parent Department and it's listed on all sections within the crosslisted course.