C-ID: Common Course Numbering

  • The Course Identification Numbering System (C-ID) addresses the legislated mandate for a common course numbering system among California‚Äôs public colleges and universities.
  • Imposing a common course numbering system that would replace existing course numbers would be costly and confusing for students.
  • C-ID consists of descriptors and associated identifiers for specific lower-division, transferable courses. These identifiers can be used in conjunction with existing numbering systems at colleges and universities to facilitate the identification of comparable courses.

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