Class Search

Class Search via Student Center

Step 1:

Login through the Student Portal

Step 2:

Use the search bar to search for Student Center

Step 3:

Click on the Search link

Arrow pointing to Search link in Titan Online

The page will refresh to the Search page

Class Search via Titan Online

Step 1:

Log into to the CSUF Portal

Search for Titan Online (if it is not already a favorite)

Step 2:

Click the Titan Online button 

Step 3:

Click the Class Schedule Search link

Highlight of Class Schedule Search link

The page will refresh to the search page

Search Key

The search key is available at the top of the Search Results page

Textbook 

Clicking on the Textbook icon will take you to the textbook information page

Arrow pointing to Textbook icon

Textbook information page

Zero Cost

If the course has Zero Cost, the icon will show under the Textbooks column

Arrow pointing to Zero Cost icon

Clicking on the Zero Cost icon will take you to a information page which notes there is Zero Cost Course Material.

Syllabus

If a syllabus is provided, it will show under the Syllabus column

Instructor Notes

If the Instructor provides any notes:

  • The Instructor Notes icon will show under the Instructor Notes column
  • You can click on the icon to see the note details

Open 

If a class is open for registration, it will show the (green) circle icon under the Status column

Arrow pointing to Open icon

Classes that are below the enrollment cap and have a waitlist will show as open.  

You will not be able to enroll in the class, but can add yourself to the waitlist.

Closed

If a class is closed for registration and does not have a waitlist, the (blue) square icon will show under the Status column

Arrow pointing to Closed icon

Wait List

If a class is closed for registration but has a waitlist, the (yellow) triangle icon will show under the Status column

Arrow pointing to Waitlist icon

Reminder: 

If searching for a class with a waitlist, uncheck the Show Open Classes Only option to see waitlist available classes

Arrow pointing to Show Open Classes Only checkbox

New Search:

If you would like to start a new search from your Search Results page, click the New Search button 

Modify Search:

If you would like to modify the search criteria from the Search Results page, click the Modify Search button

Search Options

The Search page offers a variety of search criteria for your searching preference.

To begin

  • First indicate the Term in Section A. 
  • Then you can select search preferences in section (B, C, D, E, F) at your discretion.
    • Note:  Section (B, C, D, E, F) can be used alone or in conjunction with one another
Search - Section A

Designate the Term in Search for Classes - Section A

Arrow pointing to Term field

Step 1:

Click on the Term caret to see the options

Arrow pointing to Term caret

Step 2:

Select the appropriate term

Arrow pointing to Term options in drop-down
Class Search- Section B
Class Search Section B

Click on the any of the caret drop-downs to see the various options

Arrow pointing to Class Search carets

Subject:

Select the appropriate subject (listed alphabetically)

Subject options in drop-down list

Course Number

For best search results, it is recommended to select the 'greater than or equal to' option

Course Number qualifier list

If using the Course Number feature, indicate the course number

  • 'greater than or equal to' will allow a search of a series e.g. 100
Arrow pointing to Course Number field

Course Career:

Click the Course Career caret to select a category of classes 

Arrow pointing to Course Career options

Show Open Classes Only:

Uncheck the box to see all results (including closed and waitlist classes)

Class Search Section B
Search by Course Attribute - Section C

Course Attribute:

Click on the Course Attribute caret to see options

Arrow pointing to Course Attribute caret

Select appropriate option for your search preference

Course Attribute options

Course Attribute Value

The options available in Course Attribute Value are based on what is selected in Course Attribute
Arrow pointing to Course Attribute Value options
Search by Location - Section D

Location:

Click on the drop-down caret to see location options

Arrow pointing to Location caret

Select preferred location

Location options in drop-down
Search by Location - section D
Search by Keyword - Section E

Course Keyword:

Enter a keyword

Course Keyword search field

You can click on the question icon for an example

Arrow pointing to question icon

The example will pop-up in a window

Arrow pointing to question pop-up
Additional Search Criteria - Section F

Additional Search:

The search will default to a collapsed view

Additional Search Criteria

Click on the arrow to expand the selection

Arrow pointing to Additional Search Criteria collapsed arrow
Additional Search Criteria fields

Meet Start Time and End Time

Click on the drop-down carets to see the qualifier options

Arrow pointing to Meeting Start Time and End Time carets

Select appropriate option for your search preference

Meeting Start Time / End Time drop-down options

Days of week

Click on the drop-down caret to see options

Arrow pointing to Days of Week field caret

Select the appropriate option

Days of Week drop-down options

Based on your selected option (if applicable), check the box next to the day(s) of the week that apply

Arrow pointing to day options for Days of Week field

Instructor Last Name

Click on the drop-down caret to see qualifier options

Circle highlighting Instructor Last Name caret

Select the appropriate option:

  • begins with
  • contains
  • is exactly
Instructor Last Name drop-down options

Based on your selected option, enter the appropriate text in the field

Arrow pointing to Last Name field

Class Nbr:

Enter the class number in the designated field

Class Number field

You can click on the question icon for an example

Arrow pointing to Class Number question icon

The example will show in a pop-up 

Arrow pointing to Class Number question icon example

Minimum and Maximum Units:

Click on the drop-down carets to see the options

Minimum and Maximum Unit fields carets

Select appropriate option:

  • greater than
  • greater than or equal to
  • is exactly 
  • less than
  • less than or equal to
Minimum and Maximum drop-down field options

Course Component:

Click the drop-down caret to see options

Arrow pointing to Course Component caret

Select appropriate option for your search preference:

Course Component drop-down options

Scroll down to see full list

Arrow pointing to arrow to scroll down for further selections

Session:

Click the drop-down caret to see options

Arrow pointing to Session field caret

Select the appropriate option for your search preference

Session field drop-down options

Scroll down to see full list

Arrow pointing to arrow to scroll down for further selections

Mode of Instruction:

Click the drop-down caret to see options

Arrow pointing to Mode of Instruction caret

Select appropriate option for your search preference:

  • Hybrid (In Person and Online)
  • In Person
  • Televised
  • Web
Arrow pointing to Mode of Instruction drop-down options
Search buttons

Search:

When you are ready to see your search results, click the Search button

Arrow pointing to Search button

Clear:

If you would like to clear your search criteria, click on the Clear button

Arrow pointing to Clear button

Common Search Errors

'Select 2 Criteria' Error

You may encounter the following error when searching for classes. This error can result for a couple of reasons. Please see the steps below to conduct a error-free search.

Select 2 Criteria error

Course Number

The Course number drop-down will default to 'is exactly'. 

If you would like to leave this option, your course number will need to be exact to yield results.

Example:

  • Communications 200 should be entered as Communications 200A
Box highlighting Course Number
Box highlighting Course Number

Course Number Drop-down

If you do not know the exact number, or would like to conduct a general search:

Step 1:

Click on the Course Number drop-down

Arrow pointing to Course Number caret

Step 2:

Select the 'greater than or equal to' option

Arrow pointing to Greater than or equal to option in drop-down

Step 3:

Enter a general number (class series)

Arrow pointing to Course Number field

Step 4:

Click the Search button (in the bottom right-hand corner)

Arrow pointing to Search button
No Search Results

If you receive a return of no results it is most likely due to there being no open classes available.

The Show Open Classes Only search option is selected by default.

Arrow pointing to Show Open Classes Only option

If you unselect the checkbox, pay close attention to the status of the class, as it will indicate if the class is Open or Closed

Arrow pointing to Status column

Please see the Key section for more details

Changes to Course Delivery

Face-to-Face / Virtual

Face-to-Face / Traditional

  • When campus is open to instruction the class will be held on campus and instruction will occur within the classroom. 
  • If/when campus is closed to instruction due to public health concerns, the class will be held virtually.

Other: Virtual, Web Fully Online

  • Virtual or Web Fully Online classes will be for the entire semester. 
  • Classes will not be held on campus even when campus opens to in-person instruction. 
  • Classes that are Virtual, Web Fully Online, for the entire semester can be either Asynchronous or Synchronous

Asynchronous

There will be instructional activities in which the instructor and/or some or all of the students engage in activities that are not necessarily occurring simultaneously. 

Students will not be required to be present at particular days and times. Asynchronous online classes will list “TBA” under the Days & Times.

Example of an Asynchronous class listing

Classes that list both patterns will include a combination of synchronous and asynchronous activities.

Example of class listing with Asynchronous and Synchronous activities

Synchronous

There will be instructional activities in which both the students and the instructor are present and engaged in the activities at the same time. 

You will need to be available at the days and times listed on the class schedule for these activities.

Example of an Synchronous class listing
Types of classes

Face-to-face / Traditional

When campus is open for in-person instruction, this class will be held at the designated day, time, and location listed. If campus is closed to instruction, virtual class sessions may be held synchronously at the times and days listed.

Example of Face-to-face / Traditional class listing

Virtual via Web Fully Online

Online instruction will be for the entire Fall 2020 semester

Example of Virtual via Web Fully Online class listing

Virtual via Web Fully Online with some or all Synchronous Instruction

Instruction is virtual via web fully online for the entire semester. Any synchronous online meetings will occur during the listed days and times. 

Example of Virtual via Web Fully Online class listing