2001-02 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   •   AAD - Arts Administration   •   AAS - African American Studies   •   ABT - Agricultural Biotechnology   •   AC -  American Culture   •   ACC - Accounting   •   ACE - Agricultural Communications and Education   •   AEC - Agricultural Economics   •   AED - Agricultural Education   •   AEN - Agricultural Engineering   •   AFS - Air Force Studies   •   AGC - Agricultural Education, Communication, Leadership, and Home Economics Education   •   AHP - Allied Health Professions   •   AMS - American Military Studies   •   ANA - Anatomy and Neurobiology   •   ANS - Anesthesiology   •   ANT - Anthropology   •   APP - Appalachian Studies   •   ARC - Architecture   •   ART - Art   •   ASC - Animal Sciences   •   AST - Astronomy   •   AT - Athletic Training


Course Descriptions -- B Prefix

B&E - Business and Economics   •   BA - Business Administration   •   BAE - Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering   •   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   •   CHE - Chemistry   •   CJT - Communication, Journalism, Telecommunications (Graduate)   •   CLA - Classical Languages and Literatures   •   CLS - Clinical Laboratory Sciences   •   CME - Chemical Engineering   •   CNU - Clinical Nutrition   •   COM - Communication   •   CPC - Clinical Pastoral Counseling   •   CS - Computer Science   •   CSC - Clinical Sciences


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

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   •   HSE - Health Sciences Education   •   HSM - Health Services Management


Course Descriptions -- I Prefix

IBS - Integrated Biomedical Sciences   •   INF - Informatics   •   ISC - Integrated Strategic Communication   •   ISP - International Studies Program


Course Descriptions -- J Prefix

JAT - Journalism, Advertising, Telecommunications   •   JOU - Journalism   •   JPN - Japan Studies


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   •   MC - Medical Center   •   MD - Medicine (Special Topics)   •   ME - Mechanical Engineering   •   MED - Medicine   •   MFS - Manufacturing Systems Engineering   •   MGT - Management   •   MI - Microbiology and Immunology   •   MKT - Marketing   •   MNG - Mining Engineering   •   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   •   RHB - Rehabilitation Sciences   •   RM - Radiation Medicine   •   RS - Religious Studies   •   RSD - Restorative Dentistry   •   RSO - Rural Sociology


Course Descriptions -- S Prefix

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


Course Descriptions -- T Prefix

TA - Theatre   •   TEL - Telecommunications   •   TOX - Toxicology


Course Descriptions -- U Prefix

UK - University Wide   •   USP - University Studies Program


Course Descriptions -- V Prefix

VS - Veterinary Science


Course Descriptions -- W Prefix

WS - Women's Studies

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