Course Identification

The course numbering system used throughout the University is described in the Academic Policies and Procedures section of this catalogue. The abbreviations used to designate courses offered within the College of Arts and Sciences are:

  • Department of Biological Sciences (BIOL)
  • Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (CHEM)
  • Department of English (ENGL)
  • Department of History (HIST, GEOG)
  • Honors Program (HONS)
  • Interdisciplinary Programs and Courses (ARCH, CRIM, DAVA, ECON, ENVL, IDIS, ISCI, ITST, WMST)
  • Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures (ARAB, ASIA, CHIN, FREN, GERM, GREK, ITAL, JAPN, LALS, LATN, MOLG, RUSS, SPAN)
  • Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (CSAS, DASC, ISCI, MATH)
  • Department of Philosophy (PHIL)
  • Department of Physics (PHYS, ERTH)
  • Department of Political Science and Public Affairs (POLS, PSMA, AFAM)
  • Department of Psychology (PSYC)
  • Department of Religion (RELS, JCST)
  • Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work (ANTH, SOBS, SOCI, SOWK)

To locate course descriptions, please consult the Index.

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