1995-96 Course Descriptions

The University of Kentucky has established the following set of standardized abbreviations for its academic departments and areas of study. These abbreviations should be used in making out registration worksheets and when referring to specific course offerings.

Courses are listed in pdf format by letter. To access the course descriptions, click on the "Course Descriptions -- Prefix" link.




Course Descriptions -- A Prefix

A&S - Arts and Sciences   •   A-E - Art Education   •   A-H - Art History   •   A-S - Art Studio   •   AAS - African-American Studies   •   ABT - Agricultural Biotechnology   •   ACC - Accounting   •   AEC - Agricultural Economics   •   AED - Agricultural Education   •   AEN - Agricultural Engineering   •   AGC - Agricultural Education, Communication, Leadership, and Home Economics Education   •   AGR - Agronomy   •   AHP - Allied Health Professions   •   ANA - Anatomy and Neurobiology   •   ANS - Anesthesiology   •   ANT - Anthropology   •   APP - Appalachian Studies   •   ARC - Architecture   •   ART - Art   •   AS - Aerospace Studies   •   ASC - Animal Sciences   •   AST - Astronomy

Course Descriptions -- B Prefix

B&E - Business and Economics   •   BA - Business Administration   •   BCH - Biochemistry   •   BIO - Biological Sciences   •   BME - Biomedical Engineering   •   BSC - Behavioral Science   •   BUS - Business and Office Technology

Course Descriptions -- C Prefix

CD - Communication Disorders   •   CDE - Community Dentistry   •   CDS - Conjoint Dental Science   •   CE - Civil Engineering   •   CEP - Cooperative Education   •   CEX - Cooperative Extension   •   CHE - Chemistry   •   CJT - Communication, Journalism, Telecommunications (Graduate)   •   CLA - Classical Languages and Literatures   •   CLS - Clinical Laboratory Sciences   •   CME - Chemical Engineering   •   CNU - Clinical Nutrition   •   COM - Communication   •   CON - Conjoint-Medicine   •   CPC - Clinical Pastoral Counseling   •   CS - Computer Science

Course Descriptions -- D Prefix

DIP - Diplomacy and International Commerce   •   DIS - Decision Science and Information Systems   •   DMT - Interior Design, Merchandising, and Textiles   •   DR - Diagnostic Radiology

Course Descriptions -- E Prefix

ECO - Economics   •   EDA - Administration and Supervision   •   EDC - Curriculum and Instruction   •   EDP - Educational and Counseling Psychology   •   EDS - Special Education   •   EDU - Education   •   EDV - Vocational Education   •   EE - Electrical Engineering   •   EGR - Engineering   •   EM - Engineering Mechanics   •   END - Endodontics   •   ENG - English   •   ENS - Environmental Studies   •   ENT - Entomology   •   EPE - Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation   •   ER - Emergency Medicine   •   ES - Environmental Systems   •   EXP - Experiential Education

Course Descriptions -- F Prefix

FA - Fine Arts   •   FAM - Family Studies   •   FIN - Finance   •   FOR - Forestry   •   FP - Family Practice   •   FR - French Language and Literature   •   FSC - Food Science

Course Descriptions -- G Prefix

GEN - General Agriculture   •   GEO - Geography   •   GER - Germanic Languages and Literatures   •   GLY - Geological Sciences   •   GRN - Gerontology   •   GS - The Graduate School

Course Descriptions -- H Prefix

HA - Health Administration   •   HDI - Human Development Institute   •   HEE - Home Economics Education   •   HES - Human Environmental Sciences   •   HIS - History   •   HMN - Humanities   •   HMT - Hospitality Management   •   HON - Honors   •   HOR - Horticulture   •   HSE - Health Sciences Education   •   HSM - Health Services Management

Course Descriptions -- I Prefix

IND -  Industrial Education   •   ISP - International Studies Program

Course Descriptions -- J Prefix

JAT - Journalism, Advertising, Telecommunications

Course Descriptions -- K Prefix

KHP - Kinesiology and Health Promotion

Course Descriptions -- L Prefix

LA - Landscape Architecture   •   LAS - Latin American Studies   •   LAW - Law   •   LIN - Linguistics   •   LIS - Library and Information Science

Course Descriptions -- M Prefix

MA - Mathematics   •   MB - Microbiology   •   MD - Medicine (Special Topics)   •   ME - Mechanical Engineering   •   MED - Medicine   •   MFS - Manufacturing Systems Engineering   •   MGT - Management   •   MI - Microbiology and Immunology   •   MKT - Marketing   •   MNG - Mining Engineering   •   MS - Military Science   •   MSC - Modern Studies Curriculum   •   MSE - Materials Science and Engineering   •   MUC - Class Instruction in Music   •   MUP - Music Performance   •   MUS - Music

Course Descriptions -- N Prefix

NEU - Neurology   •   NFS - Nutrition and Food Science   •   NRC - Natural Resource Conservation and Management   •   NS - Nutritional Sciences   •   NUR - Nursing

Course Descriptions -- O Prefix

OBG - Obstetrics and Gynecology   •   OBI - Oral Biology   •   ODM - Oral Diagnosis and Oral Medicine   •   OFP - Orofacial Pain   •   OHP - Oral Health Practice   •   OHS - Oral Health Science   •   OPH - Ophthalmology   •   OPT - Oral Pathology   •   OR - Operations Research   •   ORT - Orthodontics   •   OSG - Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Course Descriptions -- P Prefix

PA - Public Administration   •   PAS - Physician Assistant Studies   •   PAT - Pathology   •   PDO - Pediatric Dentistry   •   PED - Pediatrics   •   PER - Periodontics   •   PGY - Physiology   •   PHA - Pharmacology   •   PHI - Philosophy   •   PHR - Pharmacy   •   PHY - Physics   •   PLS - Plant and Soil Science   •   PM - Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health   •   PPA - Plant Pathology   •   PRO - Prosthodontics   •   PS - Political Science   •   PSC - Psychiatry   •   PSY - Psychology   •   PT - Physical Therapy

Course Descriptions -- R Prefix

RAE - Russian and Eastern Studies   •   RAS - Radiation Sciences   •   RBM - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation   •   RC - Rehabilitation Counseling   •   RM - Radiation Medicine   •   RS - Religious Studies   •   RSD - Restorative Dentistry

Course Descriptions -- S Prefix

SCI - Science   •   SOC - Sociology   •   SPI - Spanish and Italian Languages and Literatures   •   ST - Social Theory   •   STA - Statistics   •   SUR - Surgery   •   SW - Social Work

Course Descriptions -- T Prefix

TA - Theatre   •   TOX - Toxicology

Course Descriptions -- U Prefix

UK - University Wide

Course Descriptions -- V Prefix

VS - Veterinary Science

Course Descriptions -- W Prefix

WS - Women's Studies
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