Course Abbreviations

Abbreviation Meaning
ACCTAccounting
ANTHAnthropology
ARTArt
ASLAmerican Sign Language
ASTRAstronomy
BIOLBiology
BUSBusiness
CHEMChemistry
CHSChicano Studies
COMMCommunication
COMPComputer Science
ECONEconomics
ECS Early Childhood Studies
EDCICurriculum and Instruction
EDMCEducation Multicultural
EDMLEducation Multi-Lingual
EDMSEducation Multiple Subjects Program
EDPLEducation Principal’s Leadership
EDSSEducation Single Subjects
EDUCEducation
ENGLEnglish
ESRMEnvironmental Science & Resource Management
FINFinance
GENDGender Studies
GEOLGeology
HISTHistory
HLTHHealth
LIBLibrary
LSLiberal Studies
MATHMath
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

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Course Numbering

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

Footnotes

  1. Prerequisite course required. Consult CSUCI catalog
  2. Prerequisite must be completed with grade of B or better
  3. Prerequisite must be completed with grade of C or better
  4. Prerequisite - satisfaction of Entry Level Math Test (ELM)
  5. Co-requisite course required
  6. Linked course
  7. Open to majors only
  8. Open to juniors and seniors only
  9. Open to seniors only
  10. Open to students admitted to a credential program
  11. Not open to students majoring in this discipline
  12. Consent of instructor required
  13. Additional hour(s) arranged
  14. Field trips to be arranged
  15. Fulfills Title V – US History and Constitution
  16. Fulfills Title V – State and Local Government
  17. Cross-listed course
  18. Service-learning course
  19. Online course
  20. $15 course fee required
  21. $25 course fee required
  22. $40 course fee required
  23. $75 course fee required
  24. Lab breakage deposit required
  25. International Travel fee required - consult faculty advisor for details
  26. $80 course fee required
  27. $55 course fee required
  28. $16 annual Student Professional Liability Insurance fee