RE: 101?

Subject: RE: 101?
From: "Christensen, Kent" <lkchris -at- sandia -dot- gov>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2001 09:25:55 -0600

re: University courses usually number the first course in a series "101."
... and then second year would be 201, 202, 203, etc.

Not so much "second year" but rather after proficiency in 100-level (first
level) material is demonstrated by either taking the 1xx course(s) or by
other means.

I recall having a beginning course numbered "114" for no reason I can
recall. Also "100," which might have been a way of saying there is not
follow-on because all introductory material can be presented in one academic

Yes, it can be called "silly," but anyone with university experience of this
knows instantly the meaning of this shorthand. A bit related to the current
poll question, yes? Interesting to learn this shorthand is not yet

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