Courses numbered below 100 do not carry credit that may be applied to a degree. Those numbered 100 through 199 are ordinarily elementary or introductory. Courses numbered 200 through 299 may assume prior study or competence in the subject, acquired in secondary school or in college. Courses numbered 300 through 498 assume either previous course work or special competence in the field. Courses numbered 499 are internships. Individual study courses offer learning opportunities in areas or subjects not covered by regular courses. Courses numbered 500 through 599 are for graduate students. Courses numbered in the 800s and 900s are non-degree professional development courses at the pre- or post-baccalaureate level. These courses cannot be used toward the completion of degree programs at the. University.No course may be taken for credit that is a prerequisite for, or introductory to, a course already completed successfully. Course prerequisites are listed in the course descriptions published in this Catalog, and are also available in the online Schedule of Courses. Students are responsible for checking their courses against the list before registering.
Graduate Programs. The University of Mary Washington offers several graduate programs. Degrees offered include the Master of Education (M.Ed.), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MSMIS), and the dual MBA-MSMIS program. The University maintains a separate catalog for graduate degree programs, and students interested in learning more about these graduate degrees should consult that document.
Students enrolled in the undergraduate Elementary Education program follow a course of study that ultimately leads to a Master of Science in elementary education. Details about that program may be found in the education portion of the “Courses of Study” section of this Catalog.