Home » Get Support » Student Support » Types of Courses at UCF Types of Courses 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 ModalityDescriptionAvailable to Campus-Based StudentsAvailable to UCF Online StudentsWWorld Wide Web - W courses are conducted via Web-based instruction and collaboration. Some courses may require minimal campus attendance or in-person/proctored examinations.YesYesMMixed Mode/Reduced Seat Time - M courses include both required classroom attendance and online instruction. Classes have substantial activity conducted online, which substitutes for some classroom meetings.YesNoVVideo Streaming - V courses are delivered over the Web via streaming digital video, which may be supplemented by additional online activity, projects, or exams.YesYesRVVideo Streaming/Reduced Seat Time - RV courses provide classroom-based content over the Web via streaming video. 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.YesYesRAActive Learning/Reduced Seat Time - RA courses utilize web-based learning technologies as the primary instructional medium within a blended course combining required face-to-face and online requirements. Classes have substantial activity conducted online, and classroom activities are limited to no more than 20% of the instructional time over the course of the semester.YesNoPFace-To-Face Instruction - P 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.YesNoUCF Online StudentsA UCF Online student is a strictly online student who pays reduced fees. UCF Online students do not attend courses on campus. Because UCF Online students do not pay the full fees, only select campus-based services are available. A list of restricted services are below.Restricted ServicesEnrollment in campus face-to-face coursesOn-campus student housingStudent Health Services (including Counseling and Psychological Services)Recreation and Wellness Center services and programsUCF Athletics services and discountsCertain services from the Student Government AssociationUCF Online students may only enroll into online (W) and video streaming (V, RV) courses.Campus-Based StudentsA campus-based student is a student who has complete access to UCF campus-based services (included regional campuses) and pays full tuition and fees. Campus-based students may enroll in face-to-face (P), mixed mode (M), online (W), video streaming (V, RV), and adaptive reduced seat time (RA) courses.