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Academic Programs

Spring 2014 Course Offerings Key

Course Abbreviations

ACCT Accounting
ANTH Anthropology
ARAB Arabic
ASL American Sign Language
ASTR Astronomy


BIOL Biology
BME Biomedical Engineering
BUS Business
CHEM Chemistry
CHIN Chinese
CHS Chicana/o Studies
CLS Clinical Lab Science
COMM Communication
COMP Computer Science
ECON Economics
ECS Early Childhood Studies
EDAP Education Accelerated Program
EDCI Curriculum and Instruction
EDMC Education Multicultural
EDML Education Multi-Lingual
EDMS Education Multiple Subjects
EDPL Education Principal's Leadership
EDSS Education Single Subjects
EDUC Education
ENGL English
ESRM Environmental Science & Resource Management
ESW Early Start Writing
FIN Finance
FJS Freedom and Justice Studies
GEND Gender Studies
GEOG Geography
GEOL Geology
GLST Global Studies
HIST History
HLTH Health
IT Information Technology
LIB Library
LS Liberal Studies
MATH Mathematics
MATHES Early Start Math
MGT Management
MIS Mangement Information Systems
MKT Marketing
MPA Masters in Public Administration
NRS Nursing
PA Performing Arts
PADA Performing Arts Dance
PAMU Performing Arts Music
PATH Performing Arts Theatre
PHED Physical Education
PHIL Philosophy
PHSC Physical Science
PHYS Physics
POLS Political Science
PSY Psychology
SOC Sociology
SPAN Spanish
SPED Special Education
UNIV University

Course Numbering

0 - 99 Pre-baccalaureate (no degree credit)
100 - 299 Lower-Division Courses
300 - 499 Upper-Division Courses
330 - 349 Interdisciplinary Courses - without prerequisites
(including cross-listed courses)
397 Directed Studies Course - variable topic/credit courses
439 - 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
496 Seminar Courses - variable credit
497 Directed Studies Course - variable topic/credit courses
498 Senior Thesis Course - variable topic/credit courses
499 Undergraduate Capstone Course
500 - 699 Graduate and Teacher Credential Courses


1 Prerequisite course required. Consult CI 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
25 Travel fee required - consult faculty advisor for details
26 $80 course fee required
27 $55 course fee required
28 $20 annual Student Professional Liability Insurance fee required
29 Open to students admitted to the Nursing program
30 $75 course fee required
31 Open to graduate students only
32 $150 course fee required