Appendix B Office of the Registrar University of Texas at Austin
Official Publications Admissions Current Students UT EID

Appendix B


The University uses the following abbreviations for undergraduate degrees. The majors that lead to each degree are listed in chapter 1 and described in chapters 2 through 15.

  Bachelor of Architecture BArch
  Bachelor of Arts BA
  Bachelor of Arts in Art BAArt
  Bachelor of Arts in Music BAMusic
  Bachelor of Arts in Geological Sciences BAGeoSci [1]
  Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Dance BATD
  Bachelor of Business Administration BBA
  Bachelor of Fine Arts BFA
  Bachelor of Journalism BJ
  Bachelor of Music BMusic
  Bachelor of Science in Advertising BSAdv
  Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering BSAsE
  Bachelor of Science in Applied Learning and Development BSALD
  Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering BSArchE
  Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies BSArchSt
  Bachelor of Science in Astronomy BSAst
  Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry BSBioch
  Bachelor of Science in Biology BSBio
  Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering BSBmE
  Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering BSChE
  Bachelor of Science in Chemistry BSCh
  Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering BSCE
  Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science BSClinLabSci
  Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders BSCSD
  Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies BSCommStds
  Bachelor of Science in Computer Sciences BSCS
  Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering BSEE
  Bachelor of Science in Geological Sciences BSGeoSci
  Bachelor of Science in Geosystems Engineering and Hydrogeology BSGEH
  Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Sciences BSHDFS
  Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Science BSInterdisSci
  Bachelor of Science in Interior Design BSID
  Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology BSKin
  Bachelor of Science in Mathematics BSMath
  Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering BSME
  Bachelor of Science in Nursing BSN
  Bachelor of Science in Nutrition BSNtr
  Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering BSPE
  Bachelor of Science in Physics BSPhy
  Bachelor of Science in Psychology BSPsy
  Bachelor of Science in Public Relations BSPR
  Bachelor of Science in Radio-Television-Film BSRTF
  Bachelor of Science in Textiles and Apparel BSTA
  Bachelor of Social Work BSW
  Doctor of Pharmacy PharmD

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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. Fields marked with an asterisk are offered only at the graduate 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
  Connexus CXS
  Cultural studies CLS
  Curriculum and instruction EDC
  Czech CZ
  Danish DAN
  Design DES
  Developmental studies DEV
  Double bass D B
  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 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
* 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 studies MES
  Military science M S
* Molecular biology MOL
  Music MUS
  Natural sciences NSC
  Naval science N S
* Neuroscience NEU
  Norwegian NOR
  Nursing N
  Nutrition NTR
  Oboe OBO
* Opera OPR
  Operations management O M
* 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 writing 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, technology, and society STS
* 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
  Textiles and apparel TXA
  Theatre and dance T D
  Trombone TRO
  Trumpet TRU
  Tuba TBA
  Turkish TUR
  Tutorial course T C
  Urban studies URB
  Urdu URD
  UTeach-liberal arts UTL
  UTeach-natural sciences UTS
  Vietnamese VTN
  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

1. Final approval of this degree is pending.

Appendix B Office of the Registrar University of Texas at Austin copyright 2006
Official Publications 15 Aug 2006