2014-16 Academic Catalog
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Guide to Course Number Prefixes

This table is in alphabetical order by Department/Unit:
3-digit Prefix through Summer 2011 Subject Area Abbreviation effective Fall 2011 Subject Area Name Department/Unit
120ACCTAccountingAccounting
600ARTArt StudioArt
600ARTEDArt EducationArt
600ARTHISTArt HistoryArt
840BIOLBiologyBiology
890IA LLIowa Lakeside LaboratoryBiology
100BUSINESSBusiness Administration, InterdepartmentalBusiness Administration, College of, Interdepartmental
CAPCAPCapstoneCapstone, Liberal Arts Core
860CHEMChemistry and BiochemistryChemistry and Biochemistry
51C and 51SCSDCommunication Sciences and DisordersCommunication Sciences and Disorders
48CCOMMCommunication StudiesCommunication Studies
48ECOMM EMCommunication Studies: Electronic MediaCommunication Studies
48JCOMM JCommunication Studies: JournalismCommunication Studies
48PCOMM PRCommunication Studies: Public RelationsCommunication Studies
48C/48E/48J/48P prefix variesCOMM CORCommunication Studies CoreCommunication Studies
48C/48E/48J/48P prefix variesCOMMGRADCommunication Studies GraduateCommunication Studies
810CSComputer ScienceComputer Science
210ELEMECMLElementary, Early Childhood and Middle Level EducationCurriculum and Instruction
240INSTTECHInstructional TechnologyCurriculum and Instruction
230LITEDLiteracy EducationCurriculum and Instruction
300SAFETYEDSafety EducationCurriculum and Instruction
350SLSSchool Library StudiesCurriculum and Instruction
870EARTHSCIEarth ScienceEarth Science
920ECONEconomicsEconomics
190INTDEPEDEducation, InterdepartmentalEducation, Interdepartmental
270EDLEADEducational LeadershipEducational Leadership and Postsecondary Education
170POSTSECPostsecondary Education: Student AffiarsEducational Leadership and Postsecondary Education
200EDPSYCHEducational PsychologyEducational Psychology and Foundations
250MEASRESMeasurement and ResearchEducational Psychology and Foundations
260SOCFOUNDSocial FoundationsEducational Psychology and Foundations
160FINFinanceFinance
970GEOGGeographyGeography
42TATAthletic TrainingHealth, Physical Education, and Leisure Services
410HPEHealth Promotion and EducationHealth, Physical Education, and Leisure Services
440HPELSHealth, Physical Education, and Leisure Services, InterdepartmentalHealth, Physical Education, and Leisure Services
430LYHSLeisure, Youth and Human ServicesHealth, Physical Education, and Leisure Services
420PEMESPhysical EducationHealth, Physical Education, and Leisure Services
962HISEUAEurope to ca. 1700History
963HISEUBEurope Since ca. 1700History
964HISNWNon-Western HistoryHistory
960HISTHistorical Study/Thematic/GraduateHistory
961HISUSUnited States HistoryHistory
680HUMHumanitiesInterdisciplinary
000INDIVSTUIndividual StudiesInterdisciplinary
710CHINChineseLanguages and Literatures
620ENGLISHEnglish Language and LiteratureLanguages and Literatures
720FRENFrenchLanguages and Literatures
740GERGermanLanguages and Literatures
700LANGLanguagesLanguages and Literatures
790PORTPortugueseLanguages and Literatures
770SLAVRussianLanguages and Literatures
780SPANSpanishLanguages and Literatures
630TESOLTESOL/Applied LinguisticsLanguages and Literatures
150MGMTManagementManagement
130MKTGMarketingMarketing
800ACT SCIActuarial ScienceMathematics
800MATHMathematicsMathematics
800STATStatisticsMathematics
080MIL SCIMilitary ScienceMilitary Science
540MUS APPLMusic AppliedSchool of Music
570MUS EDMusic Education and MethodsSchool of Music
530MUS ENSMusic EnsemblesSchool of Music
590MUS HISTMusic HistorySchool of Music
595MUS LITMusic LiteratureSchool of Music
560MUS TECHMusic TechniquesSchool of Music
580MUS THEOMusic TheorySchool of Music
520MUSICMusicSchool of Music
650PHILPhilosophyPhilosophy and World Religions
640RELSWorld ReligionsPhilosophy and World Religions
880PHYSICSPhysicsPhysics
942POL AMERPolitics, AmericanPolitical Science
944POL COMPPolitics, ComparativePolitical Science
940POL GENPolitics, GeneralPolitical Science
943POL INTLPolitics, InternationalPolitical Science
941POL THRYPolitical TheoryPolitical Science
400PSYCHPsychologyPsychology
950PUB POLPublic PolicyPublic Policy
290COUNCounselingSchool of Applied Human Sciences
31FFAM SERVFamily ServicesSchool of Applied Human Sciences
31GGEROGerontologySchool of Applied Human Sciences
31IINTDSGNInterior DesignSchool of Applied Human Sciences
310NUTRNutritionSchool of Applied Human Sciences
31TTEXDSGNTextiles and ApparelSchool of Applied Human Sciences
820PSMProfessional Science MastersScience Education
820SCI EDScience EducationScience Education
830ENV SCIEnvironmental ScienceScience Education
900SOC SCISocial ScienceSocial Science
450SWSocial WorkSocial Work
990ANTHAnthropologySociology, Anthropology, and Criminology
982CRIMCriminologySociology, Anthropology, and Criminology
980SOCSociologySociology, Anthropology, and Criminology
220SPEDSpecial EducationSpecial Education
280TEACHINGTeachingTeaching
330TECHTechnologyTechnology
490THEATRETheatreTheatre
010UNIVUniversity, InterdisciplinaryUniversity, Interdisciplinary
some 680 and 900 prefixesWGSWomen's and Gender StudiesWomen's and Gender Studies