General Education

Course Alphas for General Education Courses

Each course number is preceded by a two, three, or four character alphabetic prefix, called an alpha, which designates the academic discipline or subject area of the course.  A list of the alphas from disciplines offering general education courses is given below together with the area for which each stands and the college which offers courses in that area. No more than two courses with the same alpha may be applied to the general education common core requirements.

 College abbreviations:  CBA—College of Business Administration,  CHSS—College of Humanities and Social Sciences,  CNCS—College of Natural  and Computational Sciences,  CNHS—College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Alpha

Subject

College

Alpha

Subject

College

ADPR

Advertising/Public Relations

CHSS

INTR

International Studies

CHSS

AL

Applied Linguistics

CHSS

JADM

Justice Administration

CHSS

AMST

American Studies

CHSS

JOUR

Journalism

CHSS

ANTH

Anthropology

CHSS

JPE

Japanese

CHSS

ARB

Arabic

CHSS

KOR

Korean

CHSS

ARTH

Art History

CHSS

MARS

Marine Science/ Oceanography

CNCS

ARTS

Visual Arts

CHSS

MATH

Mathematics

CNCS

ASIA

Asian Studies

CHSS

MGMT

Management

CBA

BIOL

Biology

CNCS

MULT

Multimedia

CHSS

CHEM

Chemistry

CNCS

MUS

Music

CHSS

CHIN

Chinese

CHSS

NSCI

Natural Sciences

CNCS

CLST

Classical Studies

CHSS

NUR

Nursing

CNHS

COM

Communication

CHSS

PHIL

Philosophy

CHSS

CSCI

Computer Science

CNCS

PHYS

Physics

CNCS

ECON

Economics

CBA

PSCI

Political Science

CHSS

ED

Education

CHSS

PSY

Psychology

CHSS

ENG

English

CHSS

REL

Religion

CHSS

ENVS

Environmental Science/Studies

CNCS

SOC

Sociology

CHSS

FR

French

CHSS

SPAN

Spanish

CHSS

GEOG

Geography

CHSS

STSS

Strategic and Security Studies

CHSS

GEOL

Geology

CNCS

SWRK

Social Work

CHSS

HAWN

Hawaiian

CHSS

THEA

Theater

CHSS

HIST

History

CHSS

WRI

Writing

CHSS

HUM

Humanities

CHSS