Delivery Method Descriptions (Face-to-face/Online)

Posted: December 18, 2020 at 3:39 pm, Last Updated: December 18, 2020 at 3:56 pm

The delivery method of each class section can be categorized in one of three ways: completely face-to-face (F2F), completely online (100% Online), or a blend of those two, generally referred to as Hybrid. Classes can also be synchronous, meaning they meet at a set date and time, or asynchronous, meaning that while there is no […]

Classroom Advisory Committee

Posted: October 23, 2014 at 4:34 pm, Last Updated: June 6, 2019 at 3:42 pm

The Classroom Advisory Committee is composed of representatives of all academic areas and campuses of the university and is intended to advise the Space Administration Committee on decisions affecting classrooms in newly constructed or renovated university space. The committee addresses both demand for classrooms and constraints upon supply and is a recognized part of the […]

Active Learning Technology (ALT) Classroom

Posted: August 10, 2013 at 1:13 am, Last Updated: June 20, 2017 at 9:20 am

Exploratory Hall, Room L102 Classes will find an increased emphasis on hands-on team-based activities. This type of classroom has been shown to improve the student learning experience. The video below shows some of the work our Center for Teaching and Faculty Excellence in the classroom.

Registration Restrictions

Posted: April 18, 2013 at 1:11 pm, Last Updated: July 26, 2017 at 4:21 pm

Course restrictions are used to limit registration to certain groups of students. When requesting restrictions in CIM, keep the following in mind: All courses are set with certain default restrictions which may not be removed. Try not to overload your course with restrictions – doing so may potentially block any/all students from registering. If you are […]


Posted: April 18, 2013 at 12:56 pm, Last Updated: October 20, 2023 at 10:41 am

Prerequisites may be listed in the catalog as either recommended or required. Prerequisites: Recommended vs. Required Recommended Prerequisites Indicates an item which is built as a text-only note and which has no effect on student registration. Required Prerequisites Patriot Web will not restrict registration to students who meet the prerequisites unless those prereqs are hard-coded to the course. […]

Course Syllabi and Descriptions

Posted: April 12, 2013 at 4:55 pm, Last Updated: June 24, 2022 at 3:52 pm

All course descriptions can be found in the University Catalog Archives. A list of subject codes and their descriptions can be found at You must contact the department for copies of course syllabi.

Subject Codes

Posted: April 12, 2013 at 4:52 pm, Last Updated: July 12, 2024 at 10:06 am

This is a list of all subject codes in alphabetical order used at Mason. Not all subject codes are currently active. This table is maintained for purposes of preserving historical records. Subject Code Description Currently Active? ACCT Accounting Y ADEC Associate Degree Elect Credit N ADJ Administration of Justice N AE Academic English N AFAM […]

Department Scheduling Coordinators

Posted: April 12, 2013 at 4:46 pm, Last Updated: August 15, 2019 at 3:06 pm


Days of the Week Codes

Posted: April 12, 2013 at 12:42 pm

M Monday T Tuesday W Wednesday R Thursday F Friday S Saturday U Sunday   Common Time Block Combinations MWF Monday, Wednesday, Friday MW Monday, Wednesday TR Tuesday, Thursday

Building Codes

Posted: April 12, 2013 at 12:41 pm, Last Updated: September 6, 2019 at 9:54 am

The tab below shows a list of existing building codes used by the Office of the University Registrar. Campus Locations Fairfax Campus (4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030) Arlington Campus (3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201) Science and Technology Campus in Prince William (10900 University Blvd, Manassas, VA 20110) Mason Korea Campus (119 Songdomunhwa-ro, Yeonsu-gu, […]