Academic Programs

Understanding Course Section Numbers

The section numbering system will help you determine the delivery method of your class.

Section Codes Delivery Method
H Hybrid
W Web-based
N Internet


Session Number Session Sequence
1 1st 4-Week/8-Week
2 2nd 4-Week/8-Week

For more information about Internet, Hybrid, and Web-based delivery methods, please visit Distance Education.

16-Week (Fall & Spring)/8-Week (Summer)

Section Number Delivery Method
01H-99H Hybrid
100W-219W Web-based
220N-299N Internet
350-449 Traditional


8-Week (Fall & Spring)/4-Week (Summer)

Section Number Section Style Example
450-499 4-Week 4501H is a 1st 4-Week Hybrid
550-599 8-Week 5501N is a 1st 8-week Internet

Off-Campus Sections

4-Week, 8-Week, 14-Week, and/or 16-Week
Traditional, Hybrid or Web-based

Section Number Sessions
900-919 Adding a number or letter to the section will determine the method of delivery (refer to the charts above)

Arranged Sections

Section Number Delivery Method
600-609 Independent Study
625 Credit by Exam

Career and College Promise Sections

14-Week (typically) –¬†Traditional, Hybrid, Web-based or Internet sections

Adding a number of letter to the section will determine the method of delivery. Please refer to the charts above.

Section Number Delivery Method
800-809 For Cabarrus County Schools, seated section
810-820 For Rowan-Salisbury Schools, seated section
800N-820N Internet section