Course Attributes

This is a list of course attribute values that may be available in Class Search at CWRU. Not all course attributes are still in use. It is necessary to maintain this table in its entirety for the purpose of maintaining historical records.

Course Attribute Attribute Value Attribute Description Definition
SRCH CASSA Avail for Senior Citizen Audit Case Western Reserve University's Course Audit Program for Senior Citizens (CAPSC) allows senior citizens (age 65 and older) to take on-campus courses at a reduced tuition rate. For more information see Course Audit Program for Seniors. Last used Summer 2021.
ITN ITN A subset of classes offered through the Case School of Engineering’s Distance Learning program. Last used Summer 2021.
NORTHSTAR North Star Special Topics In the fall of 2020, CWRU engaged in an exercise to help students reconnect with each other, with faculty and staff, and with businesses and residents of our neighboring community. Given the public health crises of a viral pandemic and structural racism, these courses and experiences focused exclusively on the locale and assets of University Circle and Cleveland, as well as the related challenges and problems unique to our city and region.
STSE Science/Team Science & Education Science of Team Science and Education. Interdisciplinary or interprofessional courses that include teamwork skills training and authentic team projects
SPOTLIGHT Semester Spotlight Classes can be coded with this attribute as a way for departments to highlight class offerings. Last used Spring 2023.
SERVICE Service Learning Service learning integrates a meaningful community service project, formal classroom instruction, and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities. This project-based, experiential method has learning and community action goals; is designed via collaboration between community partners, faculty, and students; and requires that students apply course content to the community-based projects and activities.
STUDYABRD Study Abroad Case Western Reserve offers education abroad opportunities ranging from one week to one year. For more information see the Office of Education Abroad.
VIRTACAD Virtual Academy Classes offered for students in the Mandel School’s online MSSA program. Last used Summer 2021.
WEB Web Classes offered in an online format.
XR XR Enabled Classes that integrate augmented reality, virtual reality or mixed reality to enhance students’ grasp of subject matter, using hardware such as Microsoft HoloLens.