COURSE ABBREVIATIONS

AbbreviationMeaning
ACCTAccounting
ANTHAnthropology
ARABArabic
ARTArt
ASLAmerican Sign Language
ASTRAstronomy
BIOLBiology
BUSBusiness
CHEMChemistry
CHINChinese
CHSChicano Studies
COMMCommunication
COMPComputer Science
ECONEconomics
ECSEarly Childhood Studies
EDAPEducation Accelerated Program
EDCICurriculum and Instruction
EDMCEducation Multicultural
EDMLEducation Multi-Lingual
EDMSEducation Multiple Subjects
EDPLEducation Principal’s Leadership
EDSSEducation Single Subjects
EDUCEducation
ENGLEnglish
ESRMEnvironmental Science & Resource Management
FINFinance
GENDGender Studies
GEOGGeography
GEOLGeology
GLSTGlobal Studies
HISTHistory
HLTHHealth
LIBLibrary
LSLiberal Studies
MATHMathematics
MGTManagement
MISManagement Information Systems
MKTMarketing
NRSNursing
PAPerforming Arts
PADAPerforming Arts Dance
PAMUPerforming Arts Music
PATHPerforming Arts Theatre
PHEDPhysical Education
PHSCPhysical Science
PHYSPhysics
POLSPolitical Science
PSYPsychology
SOCSociology
SPANSpanish
SPEDSpecial Education
UNIVUniversity

COURSE NUMBERING

NumberMeaning
0 – 99Pre-baccalaureate (no degree credit)
100 – 299Lower-Division Courses
300 – 499Upper-Division Courses
330 – 349Interdisciplinary Courses
without prerequisites (including cross-listed courses)
397Directed Studies Course - variable topic/credit courses
430 – 449Interdisciplinary Courses -
may have prerequisites or require permission
from the instructor (including cross-listed courses)
490Special Topics - variable topic/credit courses
492Service Learning/ Internship Course-variable credit
494Independent Research Course- variable credit
497Directed Studies Course - variable topic/credit courses
498Senior Thesis Course - variable topic/credit courses
499Undergraduate Capstone Course
500 – 699Graduate and Teacher Credential Courses