The Office of the University Registrar is responsible for the maintenance of the Course Catalog for the Divinity School, the Fuqua School of Business, the Graduate School, the Pratt School of Engineering, the Nicholas School of the Environment, the School of Law, the School of Nursing, the Sanford School of Public Policy, and the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences. We also work with these schools to develop and distribute each semester's Schedule of Classes.

Schedule of Classes

The Schedule of Classes is the list of classes offered during a particular semester. The listing includes date, time, and location information for each section.

To view the Schedule of Classes, first go to DukeHub. Then, click Class Search. Public access to the Schedule of Classes is available.

Screenshot of Advanced Class Search in DukeHub.
Course Catalog

The Course Catalog is a comprehensive volume of all active courses at Duke, not all of which are offered in any given term.

To find and search the Course Catalog, first go to the Class Search page as noted above and then click on the pancake icon on the left side of the Class Search page to expand the sidebar. Next, click Course Catalog. Public access to the Course Catalog is available.

Screenshot of the Course Catalog in DukeHub.
Course Numbering Scheme

The Course Number Scheme below is applicable to courses in Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, Pratt School of Engineering, Nicholas School of the Environment, Sanford School of Public Policy, and The Graduate School.

Duke University Course Numbering Scheme
Catalog NumberCourse Type
  • Advanced Placement credit
  • House courses
  • First-year seminars
  • First-year writing courses
  • Registrar/department special purpose
  • Introductory-level undergraduate courses
  • Basic skills/activity courses
  • Foundation courses
  • Focus Program courses
200-399Undergraduate courses above introductory level
400-499Advanced undergraduate courses (senior seminars, capstone courses, honors thesis courses)
500-699Graduate courses open to advanced undergraduates
700-999Graduate-only courses (not open to undergraduates)
SuffixCourse Type
ACourses that are taught away from Duke’s Durham campus, e.g., study abroad or domestic away programs.
DCourse has a discussion section (for a larger class).
FSCourse is part of the Focus Program.
LCourse includes laboratory experience.
PPreceptorial (small class)
SSeminar (small class)
TTutorial (small class)