Appendix B, Undergraduate Catalog 1996 - 1998

Degree and Course Abbreviations


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 12.

Bachelor of Architecture BArch
Bachelor of Arts BA
Bachelor of Arts in Art BAArt
Bachelor of Arts in Music BAMusic
Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Dance[1] 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 Biochemistry BSBioch
Bachelor of Science in Biology BSBio
Bachelor of Science in Botany BSBot
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering BSChE
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry BSCh
Bachelor of Science in Child Development and Family Relationships BSCD
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering BSCE
Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders BSCSD
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[2] BSGeosysE&Hydrogeo
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 Medical Technology BSMedTech
Bachelor of Science in Microbiology BSMicro
Bachelor of Science in Nursing BSN
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition BSNtr
Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering BSPE
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy BSPhr
Bachelor of Science in Physics BSPhy
Bachelor of Science in Radio-Television-Film BSRTF
Bachelor of Science in Speech BSSpe
Bachelor of Science in Textiles and Apparel BSTA
Bachelor of Science in Zoology BSZoo
Bachelor of Social Work BSW


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 a plus sign are offered only at the graduate level. See the Graduate Catalog for graduate course listings.

Links below go to the associated Undergraduate Catalog course description file.

Accounting ACC Department of Accounting
Actuarial foundations ACF Department of Mathematics
Advertising ADV Department of Advertising
Aerospace engineering ASE Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
African and African American studies AFR Center for African and African American Studies
Air force science AFS Department of Air Force Science
+American civilization AMC
American studies AMS Department of American Studies
Anthropology ANT Department of Anthropology
Applied learning and development ALD Applied Learning and Development courses
Arabic ARA Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures
Archaeology ARY Archaeological Studies Program
Architectural engineering ARE Department of Civil Engineering
Architecture ARC School of Architecture
+Art education AED
Art history ARH Department of Art and Art History
Asian studies ANS Department of Asian Studies
Astronomy AST Department of Astronomy
Bassoon BSN School of Music
+Bengali BEN Department of Asian Studies
Biochemistry BCH Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Biology BIO Division of Biological Sciences
+Biomedical engineering BME
Botany BOT Department of Botany
Business administration B A Business Administration courses
Chemical engineering CHE Department of Chemical Engineering
Chemistry CH Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Child development C D Department of Human Ecology
Chinese CHI Department of Asian Studies
Civil engineering C E Department of Civil Engineering
Clarinet CLA School of Music
Classical civilization C C Department of Classics
Cognitive science CGS Cognitive Science courses
Communication COM Communication courses
Communication sciences and disorders CSD Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Community and regional planning CRP School of Architecture
Comparative literature C L Comparative Literature courses
+Computational and applied mathematics CAM
Computer sciences C S Department of Computer Sciences
+Conducting CON
Curriculum and instruction EDC Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Czech CZ Department of Slavic Languages
Danish DAN Department of Germanic Languages
Design DES Department of Art and Art History
Developmental studies DEV Courses not listed in this catalog
Double bass D B School of Music
+Drama DRM
Dutch DCH Department of Germanic Languages
Economics ECO Department of Economics
+Educational administration EDA
Educational psychology EDP Department of Educational Psychology
Electrical engineering E E Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
+Energy and mineral resources EMR
Engineering mechanics E M Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
English E Department of English and Division of Rhetoric and Composition
Ensemble ENS School of Music
Euphonium EUP School of Music
European studies EUS European Studies courses
Finance FIN Department of Finance
Fine arts F A Fine Arts courses
Flute FLU School of Music
Folklore FLK Center for Intercultural Studies in Folklore and Ethnomusicology
+Foreign language education FLE
French FR Department of French and Italian
French civilization F C Department of French and Italian
French horn F H School of Music
General engineering G E General Engineering courses
Geography GRG Department of Geography
Geology GEO Department of Geological Sciences
German GER Department of Germanic Languages
Germanic civilization GRC Department of Germanic Languages
Government GOV Department of Government
Greek GK Department of Classics
Guitar GUI School of Music
Harp HAR School of Music
Harpsichord HSC School of Music
+Health education HED Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
Hebrew HEB Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures
Hindi HIN Department of Asian Studies
History HIS Department of History
Home economics H E Department of Human Ecology
Humanities HMN Humanities courses
Interior design I D Department of Human Ecology
International business I B Department of Marketing Administration
Italian ITL Department of French and Italian
Italian civilization ITC Department of French and Italian
Japanese JPN Department of Asian Studies
Journalism J Department of Journalism
Kinesiology KIN Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
Korean KOR Department of Asian Studies
Latin LAT Department of Classics
Latin American studies LAS Language and Area Center for Latin American Studies
Law LAW School of Law (not in this catalog)
Legal environment of business LEB Department of Management Science and Information Systems
Liberal arts honors LAH Liberal Arts Honors courses
Library and information science LIS Only graduate courses are published
Linguistics LIN Department of Linguistics
Malayalam MAL Department of Asian Studies
Management MAN Department of Management
Management information systems MIS Department of Management Science and Information Systems
Management science MSC Department of Management Science and Information Systems
+Manufacturing systems engineering MFG
Marine science MNS Department of Marine Science
Marketing MKT Department of Marketing Administration
+Materials science and engineering MSE
+Mathematical statistics MST
Mathematics M Department of Mathematics
Mechanical engineering M E Department of Mechanical Engineering
+Medieval studies MDV
Meteorology MET Department of Civil Engineering
Mexican American studies MAS Center for Mexican American Studies
Microbiology MIC Department of Microbiology
Middle Eastern languages and cultures MEL Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures
Middle Eastern studies MES Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Military science M S Department of Military Science
+Molecular biology MOL
Museum courses MSM Museum courses
Music MUS School of Music
Naval science N S Department of Naval Science
Norwegian NOR Department of Germanic Languages
Nursing N School of Nursing
Nutrition NTR Department of Human Ecology
Oboe OBO School of Music
+Opera OPR
Organ ORG School of Music
Percussion PER School of Music
Persian PRS Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures
Petroleum and geosystems engineering PGE Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Pharmacy PHR College of Pharmacy
Philosophy PHL Department of Philosophy
Physical education PED Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
Physical science P S Department of Physics
Physics PHY Department of Physics
Piano PIA School of Music
Polish POL Department of Slavic Languages
Portuguese POR Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Portuguese civilization PRC Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Psychology PSY Department of Psychology
+Public affairs P A
Radio-television-film RTF Department of Radio-Television-Film
Real estate R E Department of Finance
Recorder REC School of Music
Religious studies R S Religious Studies courses
Risk management and insurance RMI Department of Management Science and Information Systems
Russian RUS Department of Slavic Languages
Russian, East European, and Eurasian studies REE Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Sanskrit SAN Department of Asian Studies
Saxophone SAX School of Music
Scandinavian SCA Department of Germanic Languages
Science SCI Science courses
+Science-mathematics education SME
Serbo-Croatian S C Department of Slavic Languages
Slavic SLA Department of Slavic Languages
Social science S S Plan II Honors Program
Social work S W School of Social Work
Sociology SOC Department of Sociology
Spanish SPN Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Spanish civilization SPC Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Special education SED Department of Special Education
Speech SPE Department of Speech Communication
Statistics STA Department of Management Science and Information Systems
Studio art ART Department of Art and Art History
Swahili SWA Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures
Swedish SWE Department of Germanic Languages
Textiles and apparel TXA Department of Human Ecology
Theatre and dance T D Department of Theatre and Dance
Trombone TRO School of Music
Trumpet TRU School of Music
Tuba TBA School of Music
Turkish TUR Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures
Tutorial course T C Plan II Honors Program
Viola VIA School of Music
Violin VIO School of Music
Violoncello V C School of Music
Visual art studies VAS Department of Art and Art History
Voice VOI School of Music
Women's studies W S Women's Studies courses
+Writing WRT
Yiddish YID Department of Germanic Languages
Zoology ZOO Department of Zoology

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