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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. Some of the fields listed are offered only at the graduate level.

Field of Study Abbreviation
AccountingACC
Actuarial foundationsACF
AdvertisingADV
Aerospace engineeringASE
African and African diaspora studiesAFR
Air force scienceAFS
American Sign LanguageASL
American studiesAMS
Ancient history and classical civilizationAHC
AnthropologyANT
Applied learning and developmentALD
ArabicARA
ArchaeologyARY
Architectural engineeringARE
Architectural interior designARI
ArchitectureARC
Art educationAED
Art historyARH
Asian American studiesAAS
Asian studiesANS
AstronomyAST
BassoonBSN
BengaliBEN
BiochemistryBCH
BiologyBIO
Biomedical engineeringBME
Bridging disciplinesBDP
Business administrationB A
Business, government, and societyBGS
Chemical engineeringCHE
ChemistryCH
ChineseCHI
Civil engineeringC E
ClarinetCLA
Classical civilizationC C
Cognitive scienceCGS
CommunicationCOM
Communication sciences and disordersCSD
Communication studiesCMS
Community and regional planningCRP
Comparative literatureC L
Computational science, engineering, and mathematicsCSE
Computer scienceC S
ConductingCON
Core texts and ideasCTI
Cultural studiesCLS
Curriculum and instructionEDC
CzechCZ
DanishDAN
DesignDES
Developmental studiesDEV
Double bassD B
Drum setDRS
DutchDCH
EconomicsECO
Educational administrationEDA
Educational psychologyEDP
Electrical engineeringE E
Energy and earth resourcesEER
Engineering managementENM
Engineering mechanicsE M
Engineering studiesE S
EnglishE
English as a second languageESL
EnsembleENS
Environmental scienceEVS
EuphoniumEUP
European studiesEUS
FinanceFIN
Fine artsF A
FluteFLU
Foreign language educationFLE
FrenchFR
French civilizationF C
French hornF H
General engineeringG E
GeographyGRG
Geological sciencesGEO
GermanGER
Germanic civilizationGRC
GovernmentGOV
Graduate schoolGRS
GreekGK
GuitarGUI
HarpHAR
HarpsichordHSC
Health educationHED
HebrewHEB
HindiHIN
HistoryHIS
Human development and family sciencesHDF
Human ecologyH E
HumanitiesHMN
Information studiesINF
International businessI B
International relations and global studiesIRG
Islamic studiesISL
ItalianITL
Italian civilizationITC
JapaneseJPN
Jewish studiesJ S
JournalismJ
KinesiologyKIN
KoreanKOR
Landscape architectureLAR
LatinLAT
Latin American studiesLAS
LawLAW
Legal environment of businessLEB
Liberal artsL A
Liberal arts honorsLAH
LinguisticsLIN
MalayalamMAL
ManagementMAN
Management information systemsMIS
Manufacturing systems engineeringMFG
Marine scienceMNS
MarketingMKT
Materials science and engineeringMSE
MathematicsM
Mechanical engineeringM E
Medieval studiesMDV
Mexican American studiesMAS
Middle Eastern languages and culturesMEL
Middle Eastern studiesMES
Military scienceM S
Molecular biologyMOL
MusicMUS
Music businessMBU
Music recording technologyMRT
Natural sciencesNSC
Naval scienceN S
NeuroscienceNEU
NorwegianNOR
NursingN
NutritionNTR
OboeOBO
OperaOPR
Operations managementO M
Operations research and industrial engineeringORI
OrganORG
PashtoPSH
PercussionPER
PersianPRS
Petroleum and geosystems engineeringPGE
PharmacyPHR
PhilosophyPHL
Physical educationPED
Physical scienceP S
PhysicsPHY
PianoPIA
PolishPOL
PortuguesePOR
Portuguese civilizationPRC
PsychologyPSY
Public affairsP A
Public healthPBH
Public relationsP R
Radio-television-filmRTF
Real estateR E
RecorderREC
Religious studiesR S
Rhetoric and writingRHE
Risk managementR M
RussianRUS
Russian, East European, and Eurasian studiesREE
SanskritSAN
SaxophoneSAX
ScandinavianSCA
ScienceSCI
Science and technology commercializationSTC
Science, technology, and societySTS
Science-mathematics educationSME
Serbian/CroatianS C
SlavicSLA
Slavic and Eurasian languagesSEL
Social scienceS S
Social workS W
SociologySOC
SpanishSPN
Spanish civilizationSPC
Special educationSED
StatisticsSTA
Statistics and scientific computationSSC
Studio artART
SwahiliSWA
SwedishSWE
Systems and synthetic biologySSB
TamilTAM
TeluguTEL
Textiles and apparelTXA
Theatre and danceT D
TromboneTRO
TrumpetTRU
TubaTBA
TurkishTUR
Tutorial courseT C
Undergraduate studiesUGS
Urban studiesURB
UrduURD
UTeach-liberal artsUTL
UTeach-natural sciencesUTS
VietnameseVTN
VibraphoneVIB
ViolaVIA
ViolinVIO
VioloncelloV C
Visual art studiesVAS
VoiceVOI
Women’s and gender studiesWGS
WritingWRT
YiddishYID
YorubaYOR


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