Oct 01, 2023  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

Course Prefix and Numbering Index

Prefix List

Prefix   Type Prefix   Type
ACCT   Accounting GEND   Gender Studies
AFS    Africana Studies GEOG   Geography
ANTH   Anthropology GEOL   Geology
ARAB   Arabic GLST   Global Studies
ART   Art HIST   History
ASL   American Sign Language HLTH   Health Science
ASTR   Astronomy IP   International Programs
BINF   Bioinformatics IT   Information Technology
BIOL   Biology LANG   Language
BME   Biomedical Engineering LIB   Library
BUS   Business LS   Liberal Studies
CHEM   Chemistry LSES   Liberal Studies - Education Specialist
CHIN   Chinese MATH   Mathematics
CHS   Chicana/o Studies MATHES   Mathematics Early Start
CLS   Clinical Laboratory Science MGT   Management
COMM   Communication MIS   Management Information Systems
COMP   Computer Science MIXT   Mixtec
DANCE   Dance MKT   Marketing
ECON   Economics MUS   Music
ECS   Early Childhood Studies NRS   Nursing
EDAP   Education - Accellerated Program MPA   Masters Public Administration
EDCI   Education - Curriculum and Instruction PA   Performing Arts
EDML   Education - Multilingual PADA   Performing Arts - Dance
EDMS   Education - Multiple Subject PAMU   Performing Arts - Music
EDPL   Education - Principals Leadership PATH   Performing Arts - Theatre
EDSS   Education - Single Subject PHED   Physical Education
EDUC   Education PHIL   Philosophy
EMEC   Mechatronics PHSC   Physical Science
ENGL   English PHYS   Physics
ESRM   Environmental Science & Resource Management POLS   Political Science
ESW   English Early Start PSY   Psychology
FIN   Finance SOC   Sociology
FJS   Freedom of Justice SPAN   Spanish
FREN   French SPED   Special Education
      UNIV   University

Course Numbering

0 - 99
100 - 499
100 - 299
300 - 499
490 - 499




500 - 699
700 - 799
800 - 899
900 - 999
1000 - 1099


Pre-baccalaureate (no degree credit)
Bacculaureate courses
Lower - Division Courses
Upper - Division Courses
Directed Studies Courses - variable topic credit courses
Special Topics - variable topics/credit courses
Service Learning/Internship Courses - variable credits
Independent Research Courses - variable credits
Seminar Courses - variable credits
Directed Studies Courses - variable topics/credit courses
Senior Thesis Courses -variable topics/credit courses
Undergraduate Capstone Courses

Graduate and Teacher Credential Courses
[Reserved for future unseen uses]
Continuing education units
Credit, non-degree courses
Non-credit, non-graded courses (e.g., OLLI)