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Appendix B: Course Abbreviations

The University offers courses in the following fields of study. The abbreviations in the second column are used in catalogs, course schedules, and student records. Fields marked in bold are offered at the undergraduate level.

Course Abbreviation
Accounting ACC
Actuarial foundations ACF
Advertising ADV
Aerospace engineering ASE
African and African American studies AFR
Air force science AFS
American Sign Language ASL
American studies AMS
Ancient history and classical civilization AHC
Anthropology ANT
Applied learning and development ALD
Arabic ARA
Archaeology ARY
Architectural engineering ARE
Architectural interior design ARI
Architecture ARC
Art education AED
Art history ARH
Asian American studies AAS
Asian studies ANS
Astronomy AST
Bassoon BSN
Bengali BEN
Biochemistry BCH
Biology BIO
Biomedical engineering BME
Bridging disciplines BDP
Business administration B A
Chemical engineering CHE
Chemistry CH
Chinese CHI
Civil engineering C E
Clarinet CLA
Classical civilization C C
Cognitive science CGS
Communication COM
Communication sciences and disorders CSD
Communication studies CMS
Community and regional planning CRP
Comparative literature C L
Computational and applied mathematics CAM
Computer sciences C S
Conducting CON
Cultural studies CLS
Curriculum and instruction EDC
Czech CZ
Danish DAN
Design DES
Developmental studies DEV
Double bass D B
Drum set DRS
Dutch DCH
Economics ECO
Educational administration EDA
Educational psychology EDP
Electrical engineering E E
Energy and earth resources EER
Engineering management ENM
Engineering mechanics E M
English E
Ensemble ENS
Euphonium EUP
European studies EUS
Finance FIN
Fine arts F A
Flute FLU
Foreign language education FLE
French FR
French civilization F C
French horn F H
General engineering G E
Geography GRG
Geological sciences GEO
German GER
Germanic civilization GRC
Government GOV
Graduate school GRS
Greek GK
Guitar GUI
Harp HAR
Harpsichord HSC
Health education HED
Hebrew HEB
Hindi HIN
History HIS
Human development and family sciences HDF
Human ecology H E
Humanities HMN
Information studies INF
International business I B
International relations and global studies IRG
Islamic studies ISL
Italian ITL
Italian civilization ITC
Japanese JPN
Jewish studies J S
Journalism J
Kinesiology KIN
Korean KOR
Landscape architecture LAR
Latin LAT
Latin American studies LAS
Legal environment of business LEB
Liberal arts L A
Liberal arts honors LAH
Linguistics LIN
Malayalam MAL
Management MAN
Management information systems MIS
Manufacturing systems engineering MFG
Marine science MNS
Marketing MKT
Materials science and engineering MSE
Mathematical statistics MST
Mathematics M
Mechanical engineering M E
Medieval studies MDV
Mexican American studies MAS
Middle Eastern studies MES
Military science M S
Molecular biology MOL
Music MUS
Natural sciences NSC
Naval science N S
Neuroscience NEU
Norwegian NOR
Nursing N
Nutrition NTR
Oboe OBO
Opera OPR
Operations management O M
Operations research and industrial engineering ORI
Organ ORG
Percussion PER
Persian PRS
Petroleum and geosystems engineering PGE
Pharmacy PHR
Philosophy PHL
Physical education PED
Physical science P S
Physics PHY
Piano PIA
Polish POL
Portuguese POR
Portuguese civilization PRC
Psychology PSY
Public affairs P A
Public relations P R
Radio-television-film RTF
Real estate R E
Recorder REC
Religious studies R S
Rhetoric and writing RHE
Risk management R M
Russian RUS
Russian, East European, and Eurasian studies REE
Sanskrit SAN
Saxophone SAX
Scandinavian SCA
Science SCI
Science and technology commercialization STC
Science, technology, and society STS
Science-mathematics education SME
Serbian/Croatian S C
Slavic SLA
Social science S S
Social work S W
Sociology SOC
Spanish SPN
Spanish civilization SPC
Special education SED
Statistics STA
Statistics and scientific computation SSC
Studio art ART
Swahili SWA
Swedish SWE
Tamil TAM
Telugu TEL
Textiles and apparel TXA
Theatre and dance T D
Trombone TRO
Trumpet TRU
Tuba TBA
Turkish TUR
Tutorial course T C
Undergraduate studies UGS
Urban studies URB
Urdu URD
UTeach-liberal arts UTL
UTeach-natural sciences UTS
Vietnamese VTN
Vibraphone VIB
Viola VIA
Violin VIO
Violoncello V C
Visual art studies VAS
Voice VOI
Western civilization WCV
Women's and gender studies WGS
Writing WRT
Yiddish YID
Yoruba YOR

Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010

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