Subject Abbreviations

Course descriptions are listed in alphabetical order by subject. Courses that may meet General Education requirements are preceded by a bold, italic G or an asterisk. If the course is part of a course sequence, the asterisk appears after the course subject abbreviation and number.

 

The abbreviations shown in this section are also listed on MyMadison (https://mymadison.jmu.edu/) and student transcripts.

 

Accounting

ACTG

Africana Studies

AFST

AIRS

AIRS

American Studies

AMST

Anthropology

ANTH

Arabic

ARAB

Art

ART

Art Education

ARED

Art History

ARTH

Astronomy

ASTR

Athletic Training Education Program

ATEP

Biology

BIO

Biotechnology

BIOT

Business Analytics

BSAN

Business Law

BLAW

Business and Marketing Education

BMED

Chemistry

CHEM

Chinese

CHIN

Classics

CLAS

College of Business

COB

Communication Sciences and Disorders

CSD

Communication Studies

SCOM

Computer Information Systems

CIS

Computer Science

CS

Continuing Education

CE

Criminal Justice

CRJU

Cross Disciplinary Studies

CDS

Dance

DANC

Early Childhood Education

ECED

Economics

ECON

Education

EDUC

Elementary Education

ELED

Engineering

ENGR

English

ENG

Environment

ENVT

Environmental Management

ENVM

Exceptional Education

EXED

Family Studies

FAM

Finance

FIN

Foreign Language

FL

Foreign Language Education

FLED

French

FR

General Business

GBUS

General Education

G

Geographic Science

GEOG

Geology

GEOL

German

GER

Gerontology

GERN

Graphic Design

GRPH

Greek

GRK

Health

HTH

Health Services Administration

HSA

Hebrew

HEBR

History

HIST

Honors

HON

Hospitality Management

HM

Human Resource Development

HRD

Humanitarian Affairs

HUMN

Inclusive Early Childhood Education

IECE

Individualized Study

IS

Industrial Design

INDU

Integrated Science and Technology

ISAT

Intelligence Analysis

IA

Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies

IDLS

Interdisciplinary Social Science

ISS

Interior Architecture

IARC

International Affairs

INTA

International Business

IBUS

Interprofessional Education

IPE

Interscience Research

ISCI

Italian

ITAL

Japanese

JAPN

Justice Studies

JUST

Kinesiology

KIN

Korean

KOR

Latin

LAT

Learning, Technology and Leadership Education

LTLE

Management

MGT

Marketing

MKTG

Materials Science

MATS

Mathematics

MATH

Media Arts and Design

SMAD

Middle Education

MIED

Middle and Secondary Education

MSSE

Military Science

MSCI

Music

MUS

Music Education

MUED

Music Industry

MUI

Music Instruction, Applied

MUAP

Nonprofit Studies

NPS

Nursing

NSG

Nutrition

NUTR

Persian

PERS

Philosophy

PHIL

Physics

PHYS

Political Science

POSC

Portuguese

PORT

Psychology

PSYC

Public Policy and Administration

PPA

Reading Education

READ

Religion

REL

Russian

RUS

Social Work

SOWK

Sociology

SOCI

Spanish

SPAN

Sport and Recreation Management

SRM

Swahili

SWA

Teaching English as a Second Language

TESL

Technical Translation

TR

Theatre

THEA

University Studies

UNST

Vocational Education

VOED

Women's and Gender Studies

WMST

Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication

WRTC