Explanation of Course Offerings

Courses are designated by a subject prefix and number along with a descriptive title. The first digit in the number indicates the academic level of the course. First digits of 1, 2, 3, or 4 indicate that the course is primarily designed for the freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior year, respectively. A number of 5 or above designates a graduate course. The second digit indicates the semester-hour credit of the course. The remaining digits are the distinguishing numbers of the particular course. Thus, MATH 1350 is a freshman course carrying 3 semester hours of credit. Remedial courses begin with "0" (MATH 0301, etc.).

Courses are listed in the following section of the catalog under the name of the college and department in which they are taught. The courses are arranged numerically.

In the departmental course lists, certain information is placed in parentheses following the course title. The first figure in the parentheses indicates the semester-hour credit of the course; the second figure shows the number of lecture hours per week attended by a student enrolled in the course; and the third figure indicates the number of hours per week during which the student is in a laboratory, practice session, or other activity related to the course. For example, (3:1:4) following the listing of GEOG 3300, Introduction to Mapping, means that the course carries 3 semester hours' credit, that 1 hour per week is spent in lecture section, and that 4 hours per week are spent in the laboratory. Where only one figure appears in the parentheses, the course value in semester hours is indicated.

Several courses are identified by the Texas Common Course Numbering System to facilitate transfer between Texas colleges and universities. These courses are identified by the Texas Common Course Number in brackets following the course description.

The following index may be helpful in interpreting the subject prefixes used in the curriculum sections of this catalog.

AAEC Agricultural and Applied Economics
ACCTAccounting
ACOMAgricultural Communications
ADVAdvertising
AERSAerospace Studies
AGEDAgricultural Education
AGSCAgricultural Science
AGSMAgricultural Systems Management
AHCDAllied Health Communication Disorders
AHPTAllied Health Physical Therapy
ANSCAnimal Science
ANTHAnthropology
ARCHArchitecture
ARTArt
ASTRAstronomy
ATMOAtmospheric Science
BABusiness Administration
BINFBiological Information
BIOLBiology
BLAWBusiness Law
BOTBotany
BTECBiological Technology
CECivil Engineering
CEEDConsumer Economics and Environmental Design
CHEChemical Engineering
CHEMChemistry
CHINChinese
CLASClassics
CLTComparative Literature
CMLLClassical and Modern Languages and Literatures
COINCooperative Internship
COMSCommunication Studies
CSComputer Science
CTECConstruction Technology
CT&MClothing, Textiles, and Merchandising
DANDance
ECOEconomics
EDBLBilingual Education
EDCIEducational Curriculum and Instruction
EDECEarly Childhood Education
EDELElementary Education
EDHEHigher Education
EDITEducational Instructional Technology
EDLDEducational Leadership
EDLLLanguage Literacy Education
EDSESecondary Education
EDSPSpecial Education
EEElectrical Engineering
EETElectrical-Electronics Engineering Technology
EGREngineering Graphics
ENGLEnglish
ENGREngineering
ENTXEnvironmental Toxicology
ENVEEnvironmental Engineering
EPCECounselor Education
EPSYEducational Psychology
ESLEnglish as a Second Language
ESSExercise and Sports Science
FAFine Arts
FADSFashion Design
FCSEFamily and Consumer Sciences Education
FDTFood Technology
FFPFamily Financial Planning
FINFinance
F&NFood and Nutrition
FRENFrench
GANMAnatomy
GBCHMedical Biochemistry
GCHGeochemistry
GEOGGeography
GEOLGeology
GERMGerman
GIDNInterdisciplinary Neuroscience
GIHCInterdisciplinary Health Communications
GIHMInterdisciplinary Health Organization Management
GIPMInterdisciplinary Preventive Medicine
GMIBMicrobiology
GPHGeophysics
GPHMPharmacology
GPHYPhysiology
GPSCPharmaceutical Sciences
GRKGreek
GSTGeneral Studies
GTECGeneral Engineering Technology
HDFSHuman Development and Family Studies
HISTHistory
HLTHHealth
HMGTHeritage Management
HONSHonors
HUMHumanities
HUSCHuman Sciences
I BInternational Business
IDInterior Design
IEIndustrial Engineering
ISInterdisciplinary Studies
ISQSInformation Systems and Quantitative Sciences
ITALItalian
JAPNJapanese
JOURJournalism
LAISLatin American and Iberian Studies
LARCLandscape Architecture
LATLatin
LAWLaw
LINGLinguistics
LPMDLand-Use Planning, Management, and Design
LSLibrary Science
MATHMathematics
MBIOMicrobiology
MCOMMass Communications
MDSMultidisciplinary Studies
MEMechanical Engineering
MERMerchandising
MFTMarriage and Family Therapy
MGTManagement
MILSMilitary Science
MKTMarketing
MTECMechanical Engineering Technology
MUALMusic Student Teaching All-Level
MUAPMusic, Applied
MUCPMusic Composition
MUEDMusic Education
MUENMusic Ensemble
MUHLMusic History and Literature
MUSEMusic Student Teaching Secondary
MUSIMusic
MUSMMuseum Science
MUTHMusic Theory
NURSNursing
PETRPetroleum Engineering
PF&WPersonal Fitness and Wellness
PHILPhilosophy
PHOTPhotography
PHYSPhysics
POLSPolitical Science
PORTPortuguese
PRPublic Relations
PRAGPragmaticism
PSSPlant and Soil Science
PSYPsychology
PUADPublic Administration
RHIMRestaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management
RLSRecreation and Leisure Services
RUSNRussian
RWFMRange, Wildlife, and Fisheries Management
S ESystem Engineering
SLAVSlavistics
SOCSociology
SPANSpanish
STATStatistics
SWSocial Work
TELETelecommunications
THATheatre Arts
TOXToxicology
VIETVietnamese
WSWomen's Studies
ZOOLZoology



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