2.2.2 Additional Restrictions on Course Numbers

The following course numbers are not governed by Academic Senate regulations but are reserved for specific purposes at UC Berkeley:

24 Freshman Seminars

39 Freshman/Sophomore Seminars

84 Sophomore Seminars

Berkeley Division Regulation A230 designates the following course numbers for Special Studies Courses:

  • The number 97 is reserved for Field Studies Courses at the lower-division level.
  • The number 98 is reserved for Directed Group Study at the lower-division level.
  • The number 99 is reserved for Supervised Independent Study at the lower-division level by academically superior undergraduate students, who are to be defined by each department, or equivalent. This definition includes, as a necessary part, a grade-point average of at least 3.3.
  • The number 197 is reserved for Field Studies courses at the upper-division level.
  • The number 198 is reserved for Organized Group Study at the upper-division level.
  • The number 199 is reserved for Supervised Independent Study at the upper-division level.

See section 2.4  on Special Studies courses for the full text and additional information.