Types of Courses at UCF

What Types of Courses Are Offered at UCF?

There are several types of courses offered at UCF, referred to as course modes or modalities. The course description and the course section number include the letter code to identify the type of course:

Course Modality
W – World Wide WebWorld Wide Web courses are conducted via Web-based instruction and collaboration. Some courses may require minimal campus attendance or in-person/proctored examinations.
M – Mixed Mode/Reduced Seat TimeMixed mode/Reduced Seat Time courses include both required classroom attendance and online instruction. Classes have substantial activity conducted over the Web, which substitutes for some classroom meetings.
V – Video StreamingVideo Streaming courses are delivered over the Web via streaming digital video, which may be supplemented by additional online activity, projects, or exams.
RV – Video Streaming/Reduced Seat TimeVideo Streaming/Reduced Seat Time courses provide classroom-based content over the Web via streaming video and classroom attendance is not required. Other required activities that substitute for video instruction may include any of the following: online activity, in-person or proctored examinations, and labs.
RA – Adaptive Reduced Seat TimeAdaptive Reduced Seat Time courses utilize adaptive learning as the primary instructional medium within a blended course combining face-to-face and online requirements. Classes have substantial activity conducted online, which substitutes for most classroom meetings.
P – Face To Face InstructionFace To Face courses have required classroom attendance and meet on a regularly scheduled basis. Students may encounter online, video, or adaptive elements as part of the instruction, thus requiring a computer.