2018-19 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
120 ACCT Accounting Accounting
600 ART Art Studio Art
600 ARTED Art Education Art
600 ARTHIST Art History Art
840 BIOL Biology Biology
890 IA LL Iowa Lakeside Laboratory Biology
100 BUSINESS Business Administration, Interdepartmental Business Administration, College of, Interdepartmental
CAP CAP Capstone Capstone, Liberal Arts Core
860 CHEM Chemistry and Biochemistry Chemistry and Biochemistry
51C and 51S CSD Communication Sciences and Disorders Communication Sciences and Disorders
48C COMM Communication Studies Communication Studies
48E COMM EM (prefix no longer used eff Sumr 16) Communication Studies: Electronic Media Communication Studies
New Prefix effective Summer 2016 COMM DM Communication Studies: Digital Media Communication Studies
48J COMM J (prefix no longer used eff Sumr 16) Communication Studies: Journalism Communication Studies
48P COMM PR Communication Studies: Public Relations Communication Studies
48C/48E/48J/48P prefix varies COMM COR Communication Studies Core Communication Studies
48C/48E/48J/48P prefix varies COMMGRAD Communication Studies Graduate Communication Studies
810 CS Computer Science Computer Science
210 ELEMECML Elementary, Early Childhood and Middle Level Education Curriculum and Instruction
240 INSTTECH Instructional Technology Curriculum and Instruction
230 LITED Literacy Education Curriculum and Instruction
300 SAFETYED Safety Education Curriculum and Instruction
350 SLS School Library Studies Curriculum and Instruction
870 EARTHSCI Earth Science Earth and Environmental Sciences
920 ECON Economics Economics
190 INTDEPED Education, Interdepartmental Education, Interdepartmental
270 EDLEAD Educational Leadership Educational Leadership and Postsecondary Education
170 POSTSEC Postsecondary Education: Student Affiars Educational Leadership and Postsecondary Education
200 EDPSYCH Educational Psychology Educational Psychology and Foundations
250 MEASRES Measurement and Research Educational Psychology and Foundations
260 SOCFOUND Social Foundations Educational Psychology and Foundations
160 FIN Finance Finance
970 GEOG Geography Geography
42T AT Athletic Training Health, Recreation and Community Services
410 HPE Health Promotion and Education Health, Recreation and Community Services
440 KAHHS (eff Sumr 18) Kinesiology, Allied Health and Human Services, interdepartmental Kinesiology and Health, Recreation and Community Services
440 HPELS (prefix no longer used eff Sumr 18) Kinesiology, Allied Health and Human Services, interdepartmental Kinesiology and Health, Recreation and Community Services
430 LYHS Leisure, Youth and Human Services Health, Recreation and Community Services
420 PEMES Physical Education Kinesiology
962 HISEUA Europe to ca. 1700 History
963 HISEUB Europe Since ca. 1700 History
964 HISNW Non-Western History History
960 HIST Historical Study/Thematic/Graduate History
961 HISUS United States History History
680 HUM Humanities Interdisciplinary
000 INDIVSTU Individual Studies Interdisciplinary
710 CHIN Chinese Languages and Literatures
620 ENGLISH English Language and Literature Languages and Literatures
720 FREN French Languages and Literatures
740 GER German Languages and Literatures
700 LANG Languages Languages and Literatures
790 PORT Portuguese Languages and Literatures
770 SLAV Russian Languages and Literatures
780 SPAN Spanish Languages and Literatures
630 TESOL TESOL/Applied Linguistics Languages and Literatures
150 MGMT Management Management
130 MKTG Marketing Marketing
800 ACT SCI Actuarial Science Mathematics
800 MATH Mathematics Mathematics
800 STAT Statistics Mathematics
080 MIL SCI Military Science Military Science
540 MUS APPL Music Applied School of Music
570 MUS ED Music Education and Methods School of Music
530 MUS ENS Music Ensembles School of Music
590 MUS HIST Music History School of Music
595 MUS LIT Music Literature School of Music
560 MUS TECH Music Techniques School of Music
580 MUS THEO Music Theory School of Music
520 MUSIC Music School of Music
650 PHIL Philosophy Philosophy and World Religions
640 RELS World Religions Philosophy and World Religions
880 PHYSICS Physics Physics
942 POL AMER Politics, American Political Science
944 POL COMP Politics, Comparative Political Science
940 POL GEN Politics, General Political Science
943 POL INTL Politics, International Political Science
941 POL THRY Political Theory Political Science
400 PSYCH Psychology Psychology
950 PUB POL Public Policy Public Policy
290 COUN Counseling School of Applied Human Sciences
31F FAM SERV Family Services School of Applied Human Sciences
31G GERO Gerontology School of Applied Human Sciences
31I INTDSGN Interior Design School of Applied Human Sciences
310 NUTR Nutrition School of Applied Human Sciences
31T TEXDSGN Textiles and Apparel School of Applied Human Sciences
820 PSM Professional Science Masters Science Education
820 SCI ED Science Education Science Education
830 ENV SCI Environmental Science Science Education
900 SOC SCI Social Science Social Science
450 SW Social Work Social Work
990 ANTH Anthropology Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology
982 CRIM Criminology Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology
980 SOC Sociology Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology
220 SPED Special Education Special Education
280 TEACHING Teaching Teaching
330 TECH Technology Technology
490 THEATRE Theatre Theatre
010 UNIV University, Interdisciplinary University, Interdisciplinary
some 680 and 900 prefixes WGS Women's and Gender Studies Women's and Gender Studies