UA Little Rock Course Delivery Methods

Course Section Scheduling Options 

These course delivery options are offered to UA Little Rock students beginning Spring 2022 and are in effect going forward into other semesters.

In-Person (01-89/100-499)

  • Attendance: Students enrolled in this section are expected to attend class in-person at the scheduled time and location. 
  • Delivery: Course materials, discussions, and assessment activities will primarily take place in the classroom. Some instructors may utilize Blackboard or another online platform for course materials, discussion threads, and assessment activities.
  • Schedules: Courses will follow the traditional start and end dates for the part of the term. Instructors will determine all due dates for course activities. Courses will be scheduled in a physical classroom on set days and times.
  • Example: BIOL 1400-10 meets every Tuesday, and Thursday 10:50 am – 12:05 pm in Fribourgh Hall (FH) 430.

Flex (F01-F99)

  • Attendance: Students enrolled in this section have the option of attending class in-person, synchronously via a live video session, or asynchronously by watching recorded lecture videos at a later time.
  • Delivery: Course materials, discussions, and assessment activities will be available for all students in both the physical location and via Blackboard or another online platform.
  • Schedules: Courses will follow the traditional start and end dates for the part of the term. Instructors will determine all due dates for course activities. Courses will be scheduled in a physical classroom on set days and times. 
  • Example: IFSC 1310-F01 meets every Tuesday, and Thursday 09:25 am – 10:40 am in Engineering & Information Tech (EIT) 219 and via an online platform.

Hybrid 25-50% (H01-H99)

  • Attendance: Students enrolled in this section will attend 25-50% of the class in-person, and the rest of the course will be completed online.
  • Delivery: Some course materials, discussions, and assessment activities will be available for all students in both the physical location and via Blackboard or another online platform.
  • Schedules: Courses will follow the traditional start and end dates for the part of the term. Instructors will determine all due dates for course activities. Courses will be scheduled during standard, published meeting times in a physical classroom on days set by the instructor.
  • Example: MATH 1302-H01 meets every other Tuesday 10:50 am – 12:05 pm in Engineering Tech & Applied Sciences (ETAS) 480 for in-person instruction. 

Greater than 50% Hybrid (G01-G99)

  • Attendance: Students enrolled in this section will attend class in-person for greater than 50% of the course, and the rest of the course will be completed online.
  • Delivery: Some course materials, discussions, and assessment activities will be available for all students in both the physical location and via Blackboard or another online platform.
  • Schedules: Courses will follow the traditional start and end dates for the part of the term. Instructors will determine all due dates for course activities. Courses will be scheduled during standard meeting times in a physical classroom on set days.
  • Example: ACOM 1300-G01 meets every Monday & Wednesday 10:00 am – 10:50 am for in-person instruction and exams in Ross Hall (RH) 118. Class meets virtually Friday from 10:00am – 10:50am. 

Synchronous Online (9S0-9S9)

  • Attendance: Students enrolled in this section will attend class synchronously at a scheduled time via a live video session, such as Zoom or Blackboard Collaborate. 
  • Delivery: Instructors will utilize Blackboard or another online platform to distribute and collect all course materials, discussion threads, and assessment activities.
  • Schedules: Courses will follow the traditional start and end dates for the part of the term. Instructors will determine all due dates for course activities. Courses will have scheduled days and standard meeting times for virtual meetings but no physical location.
  • Example: PSYC 2300-9S1 meets every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 11:00 am – 11:50 am virtually via an online platform.

Asynchronous Online (990-999)

  • Attendance: Students enrolled in this section do not have mandatory scheduled class sessions. Students participate asynchronously, at their own pace, but must meet published course deadlines.
  • Delivery: Instructors will utilize Blackboard or another online platform to distribute and collect all course materials, discussion threads, and assessment activities.
  • Schedules: Courses will follow the traditional start and end dates. Instructors will determine all due dates for course activities. Courses will not have a scheduled day or time, or physical location.
  • Example: ENGL 2337-991 is held asynchronously, and students complete assignments within instructor-set deadlines.

Online Campus Only (9U0-9U9)restricted to students enrolled in UA Little Rock eLearning Online Campus 

  • Attendance: Students enrolled in this section do not have mandatory scheduled class sessions. Students participate asynchronously, at their own pace, but must meet published course deadlines.
  • Delivery: Instructors will utilize Blackboard or another online platform to distribute and collect all course materials, discussion threads, and assessment activities.
  • Schedules: Courses will follow the traditional start and end dates. Instructors will determine all due dates for course activities. Courses will not have a scheduled day or time, or physical location.
  • Example: SPAN 1311-9U1 is held asynchronously, and students complete assignments within instructor-set deadlines. These sections are reserved for e-Learning online campus students only.

Part of Term Reference Guide

Fall/Spring Semesters

  • 1 – Full-Term
  • 910 – First 9-Week Term
  • 920 – Second 9-Week Term
  • 710 – First 7-Week Term
  • 720 – Second 7-Week Term
  • 510 – First 5-Week Term
  • 520 – Second 5-Week Term
  • 530 – Third 5-Week Term

Summer Semester

  • 1 – Summer 1 (9-week term)
  • 2 – Summer 2 (First 5-week term)
  • 3 – Summer 3 (7-week term)
  • 4 – Summer 4 (Second 5-week term)