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Grad Catalog 03-05


Graduate Study

Admission and


of Study

Members of
Graduate Studies




Appendix: Course Abbreviations


The University offers courses in the following fields of study. The abbreviations following the fields of study are used in catalogs, course schedules, and student records. Fields preceded by an asterisk are offered only at the undergraduate level.

  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
  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
  Drama DRM
* Drum set DRS
* Dutch DCH
  Economics ECO
  Educational administration EDA
  Educational psychology EDP
  Electrical engineering E E
  Energy and mineral resources EMR
  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
* Freshman/forum seminar F S
* 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
* 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
  Law LAW
  Legal environment of business LEB
* Liberal arts L A
* Liberal arts honors LAH
  Linguistics LIN
  Malayalam MAL
  Management MAN
  Management information systems MIS
  Management science MSC
  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 languages and cultures MEL
  Middle Eastern studies MES
* Military science M S
  Molecular biology MOL
* Museum courses MSM
  Music MUS
* Natural sciences NSC
* Naval science N S
  Neuroscience NEU
* Norwegian NOR
  Nursing N
  Nutrition NTR
  Oboe OBO
  Opera OPR
  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 composition 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-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
  Studio art ART
* Swahili SWA
* Swedish SWE
  Tamil TAM
* Technology, literature, and culture TLC
* Textiles and apparel TXA
* Theatre and dance T D
  Trombone TRO
  Trumpet TRU
  Tuba TBA
  Turkish TUR
* Tutorial course T C
  TxPharm PHX
* Urban studies URB
  Urdu URD
* UTeach liberal arts UTL
* UTeach natural sciences UTS
  Vibraphone VIB
  Viola VIA
  Violin VIO
  Violoncello V C
* Visual art studies VAS
  Voice VOI
  Women's and gender studies WGS
  Writing WRT
* Yiddish YID
* Yoruba YOR


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Graduate Catalog


Chapter 1 - Graduate Study
Chapter 2 - Admission and Registration
Chapter 3 - Degree Requirements
Chapter 4 - Fields of Study
Chapter 5 - Members of Graduate Studies Committees
Appendix - Course Abbreviations

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University of Texas at Austin

12 August 2003. Office of the Registrar

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