Course Description Information
List of Course Prefixes
The following are the keys to the prefixes used with the course numbers:
|ABA||Applied Behavior Analysis|
|CAPS||Creative Arts and Performance Studies|
|CETE||Cyber Engineering Technology|
|CISA||Computer Information Systems|
|CRIM||Criminology and Criminal Justice|
|EDCG||Counseling and Guidance|
|EDCI||Curriculum and Instruction|
|EDFR||Education Field Residency|
|ESET||Electronic Systems Engineering Technology|
|FESA||Fire and Emergency Services|
|MBA||Master of Business Administration|
|MSPF||Military Science-Physical Fitness|
|RTVF||Radio, Television and Film|
|STEM||Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math|
|WATR||Water Resources Sciences and Technology|
|WGST||Women's and Gender Studies|
Each course is represented by four capital letters followed by a four-digit numeral (e.g., ACCT 3301 Accounting for Non-Accnt Mjrs). The letters form an abbreviation for the instructional area while the numeral is interpreted as follows:
First Digit: The first digit indicates academic level and provides information regarding restrictions as to undergraduate and/or graduate student enrollment:
- 1000 level courses: undergraduate lower division, usually considered a "freshman-level" course.
- 2000 level courses: undergraduate lower division, usually considered a "sophomore-level" course.
- 3000 level courses: undergraduate upper division, usually considered a "junior-level" course.
- 4000 level courses: undergraduate upper division, usually considered a "senior-level" course.
- 5000 level courses: graduate courses.
Second Digit: The second digit generally indicates the amount of credit awarded. For example, a course numbered 4331 carries three semester hours of credit.
Third and Fourth Digits: The third and fourth digits are used to distinguish between courses within an instructional area.