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    Ohio University
   
 
  Oct 24, 2017
 
 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 [Archived Catalog]

Major, Minor, and Certificate Codes


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Major Codes

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The following is a listing of undergraduate major codes arranged by the college in which each major is offered. Some programs and majors are offered through more than one college, and not all majors are open to incoming freshmen. For specific information on a particular program, see the appropriate Programs section of the catalog.

Major Code Prefixes

The two–letter prefix of each major code often indicates the type of degree awarded for that major (see specific major for details). In some cases, it indicates that an additional application process is required for admission to the major.

AA
AI
AS
BA
BB
BC
BF
BJ
BM
BS
BT
ND
SA

 

Associate in Arts
Associate in Individualized Studies
Associate in Science
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Science in Communication or Bachelor of Criminal Justice
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Science in Journalism
Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies
Nondegree program
Separate application required

 

College of Arts and Sciences

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Some of the majors in this college have two major codes. In general, you have the option with these majors of choosing either a degree program that is more hard sciences–oriented (BS) or one that is more liberal arts/humanities–oriented (BA). Details on curricular differences can be found in the College of Arts and Sciences section under the specific program listings. You might want to consult with an admissions officer or a college representative about which option is more suitable for you.

  African American Studies
 

BA4903

  African American Studies
   
  Biological Sciences
 

BA2128

  Human Biology
 

BA2129

  Environmental Biology
 

BS2121

  Biological Sciences
 

BS2520

  Cellular and Molecular Biology
 

BS2126

  Marine, Freshwater, and Environmental Biology
 

BS0411

  Microbiology
 

BS2507

  Prephysical Therapy
 

BS2127

  Preprofessional Program
 

BS2515

  Wildlife and Conservation Biology
   
  Chemistry and Biochemistry
 

BS3311, BA3311

  Chemistry
 

BS3316

  Biochemistry
 

BS3315, BA3315

  Environmental Chemistry
 

BS3310

  Forensic Chemistry
 

BS3312, BA3312

  Predentistry
 

BS3313

  Prepharmacy
 

BS3314, BA3314

  Premedicine
   
  Classics and World Religions
 

BA5214

  Classical Civilization
 

BA5212

  Greek
 

BA5213

  Greek and Latin
 

BA5211

  Latin
 

BA5215

  World Religions
       
  Economics    
 

BA4221

  Economics
 

BA4223

  Preforeign Service
 

BA4222

  Prelaw
       
  English    
 

BA5231

  English
 

BA5232

  Creative Writing
 

BA5234

  Prelaw
 

BA5233

  Pretheology
   
  Environmental and Plant Biology
 

BS2118

  Cell Biology and Biotechnology
 

BS2113

  Environmental Biology
 

BS2115

  Applied Ecology
 

BS2111, BA2111

  Plant Biology
   
  Environmental Studies
(see Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Environmental and Plant Biology, Geography, and Geological Sciences)
       
  Geography    
 

BS4231, BA4231

  Geography
 

BS4232

  Environmental
 

BS4237

  Environmental Prelaw
 

BS4235

  Geographic Information Systems Analyst
 

BS4238

  Meteorology
 

BS4234

  Urban Planning
       
  Geological Sciences    
 

BS3321, BA3321

  Geological Sciences
 

BS3323

  Environmental Geology
       
  History    
 

BA4211

  History
 

BA4212

  Preforeign Service
 

BA4214

  Prelaw
 

BA4213

  Pretheology
       
  International Studies    
 

ND4404

  Preinternational Studies1
 

BA4405

  Africa
 

BA4406

  Asia
 

BA4407

  Europe
 

BA4408

  Latin America
       
  Linguistics    
 

BA5290

  Linguistics
       
  Mathematics    
 

BS3101, BA3101

  Mathematics
 

BS3105, BA3105

  Actuarial Sciences
 

BS3103

  Applied
 

BS3102, BA3102

  Preparation for Advanced Training
       
 

Modern Languages

   
 

BA5221

  French
 

BA5222

  German
 

BA5224

  Russian
 

BA5225

  Spanish
       
  Philosophy    
 

BA5241

  Philosophy
 

BA5244

  Prelaw
 

BA5242

  Pretheology
       
  Physics    
 

BS3331, BA3331

  Physics
 

BS3332

  Applied Physics
 

BS3335

  Astrophysics
 

BS3338

  Meteorology
       
  Political Science    
 

BA4201

  Political Science
 

BA4202

  Preforeign Service
 

BA4203

  Prelaw
 

BA4200

  Public Administration
       
  Psychology    
 

BA4101

  Psychology
 

BA4105

  Prephysical Therapy
       
  Social Work    
 

BA6601

  Social Work2
 

ND6603

  Presocial Work1
       
  Sociology    
 

BA4251

  Sociology
 

BA4252

  Anthropology
 

BA4253

  Criminology
 

BA4254

  Prelaw
       
  Women’s and Gender Studies
 

BA4402

  Women’s and Gender Studies
       
  Undecided    
 

ND0410

  Undecided3
 

ND0406

  Undecided — Humanities Emphasis3
 

ND0407

  Undecided — Natural Sciences Emphasis3
 

ND0408

  Undecided — Social Sciences Emphasis3

1 These entry–level programs do not fulfill a degree but are intended as preparation for admission into a major or professional school or program.

2 Not open to freshmen; you must complete the Presocial Work Program before you can become a social work major.

3 Some restrictions apply. See Undecided under College of Arts and Sciences.

 

College of Business

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BB6121

  Accounting
 

BB6124

  Business Economics
 

BB6120

  Business Prelaw
 

BB6125

  Finance
 

BB6122

  General Business
 

BB6132

  International Business
 

BB6126

  Management and Strategic Leadership
 

BB6137

  Management Information Systems
 

BB6127

  Marketing
 

ND0610

  Undecided

 

College of Education

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Early Childhood Education

 

ND8837

 

Early Childhood Premajor

 

BS6854

  Early Childhood Education1
   
 

Middle Childhood Education

 

BS6175

  Mathematics and Social Studies
 

BS6176

  Science and Social Studies
 

BS6177

  Mathematics and Science
 

BS6178

  Language Arts and Social Studies
 

BS6179

  Language Arts and Science
 

BS6180

  Language Arts and Mathematics
   
 

Special Education

 

BS6316

 

  Special Education—Intervention
Specialist Mild—Moderate Educational Needs
   
 

BS6317

  Special Education—Intervention
Specialist Moderate Intensive Educational Needs
   
   
 

Adolescent to Young Adult Programs

 

BS6314

  Life Science
 

BS6315

  Earth Science
 

BS6306

  Integrated Language Arts
 

BS6307

  Integrated Mathematics
 

BS6309

  Integrated Science
 

BS6308

  Integrated Social Studies
 

BS6310

  Physical Science
   
  Multi–age Programs
 

BS6232

  French
 

BS6235

  Spanish
 

BS6233

  German
 

BS6312

  Physical Education2
 

ND8843

  Prephysical Education
   
  Undecided
 

ND0810

  Undecided

1 Jointly offered by both the College of Education and the College of Health and Human Services. Degree awarded is Bachelor of Science in Education regardless of College.

2 Offered in both the College of Education and the College of Health and Human Services. You may receive teacher licensure regardless of the college in which you enroll.

 

College of Fine Arts

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  Art
 

ND5153

  General Art
 

BA5149

  Art History
 

BF5123

  Art History1
 

BF5127

  Ceramics1
 

BF6321

  Graphic Design1
 

BF5124

  Painting1
 

BF5143

  Photography1
 

BF5128

  Printmaking1
 

BF5126

  Sculpture Art1
 

BA5193

  Art
       
  Dance    
 

BA5150

  Dance
 

BF5151

  Dance
   
  Music
 

ND5117

  Premusic
 

BM5105

  Music Composition
 

BM5106

  Music Education—Choral
 

BM5107

  Music Education—Instrumental
 

BM5114

  Music History and Literature
 

BM5116

  Music Theory
 

BM5115

  Music Therapy
 

BM5103

  Orchestral Instruments
 

BM5102

  Organ Performance
 

BM5104

  Piano Pedagogy
 

BM5100

  Piano Performance
 

BM5101

  Voice Performance
 

BA5195

  Music
   
  Theater
 

BF5137

  General Theater
 

BF5167

  Management2
 

BF5161

  Performance2
 

BF5165

  Playwriting2
 

BF5162

  Production Design and Technology2
 

BA5194

  Theater
   
  Nondegree
 

ND9917

  Nondegree

1 Not open to freshmen; apply initially as a General Art major.

2 Not open to freshmen; apply initially as a General Theater major.

 

College of Health and Human Services

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Hearing, Speech and Language Sciences
 

BS5305

  Hearing, Speech and Language Sciences
   
  Human and Consumer Sciences
 

AA1106

  Child Development
 

BS6360

  Dietetics
 

ND8834

  Pre–Early Childhood
 

BS6355

  Early Childhood 1, 5
 

BS6370

  Family and Consumer Sciences Education 2
 

BS6351

  Family Studies
 

ND8836

  Preinterior Architecture
 

BS6383

  Interior Architecture 5
 

BS6363

  Nutrition with Science
 

BS6361

  Restaurant, Hotel and Tourism
 

ND8835

  Preretail Merchandising
 

BS6380

  Retail Merchandising 5
   
  Nursing
 

ND1205

  Prebaccalaureate Nursing 3
 

BS1203

  Baccalaureate Nursing 3
 

ND1204

  School Nurse 3
   
  Physical Therapy 4
   
  Public Health Sciences and Professions
 

BS8105

  Community Health Services
 

BS6260

  Environmental Health Science
 

BS8119

  Health Services Administration
 

BS3309

  Industrial Hygiene
 

BS6836

  Long–Term Health Care Administration
   
  Recreation and Sport Sciences
 

ND8142

  Preathletic Training
 

BS8117

  Athletic Training 5
 

ND8838

  Prephysical Education
 

BS8106

  Physical Education 2, 5
   
  Recreation Studies
 

BS8156

  Outdoor Recreation and Education
 

BS8109

  Recreation Management
   
  Sport Sciences
 

ND8839

  Pre–Exercise Physiology
 

BS8122

  Exercise Physiology 5
 

ND8840

  Presport Management
 

BS8123

  Sport Management 5
   
  Undecided

ND0210

  Undecided


1 Jointly offered by both the College of Education and the College of Health and Human Services. Degree awarded is Bachelor of Science in Education regardless of College.

2 Offered in both the College of Health and Human Services and the College of Education. Apply initially to the College of Health and Human Services. You may receive teacher licensure regardless of the College in which you enroll.

3 Not open to freshmen–available only to registered nurses.

4 Not open to freshmen–selective admission doctoral program. Enter through a preparatory program such as Biological Sciences Prephysical Therapy or Psychology Prephysical Therapy in the College of Arts and Sciences, or Sport Sciences—Exercise Physiology in the College of Health and Human Services. You must apply for the doctoral program through the School of Physical Therapy.

5 Selective admission program. Consult the program listing for details.

 

Honors Tutorial College

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Some of the majors listed below have two major codes, of which you will select one. In general, the second option (BA) provides a curriculum that is more liberal arts oriented. You may want to consult with an admissions officer or a college representative regarding which option is more suitable for you.

 

BA1934

  Anthropology
 

BA1935

  Art History
 

BS1931

  Astrophysics
 

BS1902

  Biological Sciences
 

BB1926

  Business
 

BS1904

  Chemistry
 

BA1932

  Classics
 

BS1918

  Communication Studies
 

BF1906

  Dance
 

BS1925

  Engineering Physics
 

BA1916

  English
 

BS1901

  Environmental and Plant Biology
 

BF1924

  Film
 

BA1914

  French
 

BS1919

  Hearing, Speech and Language Sciences
 

BA1909

  History
 

BJ1923

  Journalism
 

BS1903

  Mathematics
 

BS1937

  Neuroscience
 

BA1917

  Philosophy
 

BS1905

  Physics
 

BA1908

  Political Science
 

BA1930

  Social Work
 

BA1912

  Sociology/Sociology—Criminology
 

BA1915

  Spanish
 

BC1920

  Telecommunications
 

BF1913, BA1913

 

Theater

 

Russ College of Engineering and Technology

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  Aviation
 

BS7261

 

Aviation Management

 

BS7258

 

Flight

 

AA7250

 

Aviation Technology

   
  Chemical Engineering
 

BS7251

 

Chemical Engineering

 

BS7262

  Chemical Engineering: Materials Track
 

BS7263

  Chemical Engineering: Biological Track
 

BS7264

  Chemical Engineering: Energy and the Environment Track
   
  Civil Engineering
 

BS7252

 

Civil Engineering

   
  Computer Science
 

BS7260

 

Computer Science

   
  Electrical Engineering
 

BS7253

 

Electrical Engineering

 

BS7254

  Electrical Engineering: Computer Engineering track
   
  Industrial and Systems Engineering
 

BS7255

 

Industrial and Systems Engineering

   
  Industrial Technology
 

BS7256

 

Industrial Technology

   
  Mechanical Engineering
 

BS7257

 

Mechanical Engineering

   
  Undecided
 

ND0910

 

Undecided

 

Scripps College of Communication

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  Communication Studies
 

BC5363

  Communication Studies Concentrations:

Organizational Communication
Communication and Public Advocacy
Health Communication

   
 

Information and Telecommunication Systems

 

BC5329

  Information and Telecommunication Systems (Voice/data/image communication network and services. Electives in data communication, voice communication systems, international communication, regulatory policy)
   
 

Journalism

 

BJ6908

  Journalism
 

BJ6910

  Carr Van Anda
 

BJ6932

  Advertising Management
 

BJ6933

  Magazine Journalism
 

BJ6934

  News Writing and Editing
 

BJ6909

  Online Journalism
 

BJ6935

  Public Relations
 

BJ6936

  Broadcast News
   
 

Media Arts and Studies

 

BC5353

  Audio—Music Production
 

BC5354

  Audio—Post–Production
 

BC5312

  Management
 

BC5311

  Media Studies
 

BC5313

  Video Production
 

BC5322

  Digital Media: Special Effects, Games, and Animation
   
 

Visual Communication

 

BS6924

  Informational Graphics/Publication Design
 

BS6923

  Interactive Multimedia
 

BS6922

  Photojournalism
 

BS6925

  Commercial Photography

 

University College

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  Associate in Arts
 

AA1101

  Arts and Humanities Emphasis
 

AA1110

  Social Sciences Emphasis
   
  Associate in Individualized Studies1
 

AI5508

  Associate in Individualized Studies
   
  Associate in Science
 

AS1104

  Associate in Science
   
  Bachelor of Criminal Justice2
 

BC2209

  Bachelor of Criminal Justice
   
  Bachelor of Specialized Studies3
 

BS1112

  Bachelor of Specialized Studies
   
  Undecided
 

ND1201

  Undecided

1 Separate application required.

2 Requires an associate’s degree in an area related to criminal justice for admission. Not open to first–year students.

3Separate application required. Not open to first–year students.

 

Regional Campuses

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The following degrees are available on all regional campuses:

  Associate in Arts
  AA1101   Arts and Humanities Emphasis
  AA1110   Social Sciences Emphasis
   
  Associate in Science
  AS1104  
Associate in Science
   
  Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies
  BT5510   Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies
 
Chillicothe Campus
 

AI5508

  Associate in Individualized Studies
 

AA5006

  Business Management Technology
 

AA1106

  Child Development
 

AA5010

  Computer Science Technology
 

AA5003

  Deaf Studies and Interpreting
 

AA5018

  Environmental Engineering Technology
 

AA5004

  Hazardous Materials Technology
 

AA5022

  Health Technology
 

AA5201

  Human Services Technology
 

AA5505

  Law Enforcement Technology
 

ND8833

  Prenursing
 

AA2342

  Nursing, RN
 

AA5014

  Office Technology
 
Lancaster Campus
 

AI5508

  Associate in Individualized Studies
 

AA5002

  Accounting Technology
 

AA5006

  Business Management Technology
 

AA1106

  Child Development
 

AA5010

  Computer Science Technology
 

AA5013

  Electronic Media
 

AA5022

  Health Technology
 

AA5020

  Industrial Maintenance Technology
 

AA5505

  Law Enforcement Technology
 

AA5019

  Medical Assisting Technology
 
Southern Campus
 

AI5508

  Associate in Individualized Studies
 

AA5002

  Accounting Technology
 

AA5006

  Business Management Technology
 

AA1106

  Child Development
 

AA5010

  Computer Science Technology
 

AA5013

  Electronic Media
 

AA5017

  Equine Studies
 

AA5022

  Health Technology
 

AA5201

  Human Services Technology
 

AA5505

  Law Enforcement Technology
 

AA5021

  Materials Management Technology
 

ND8833

  Prenursing
 

AA2342

  Nursing, RN
 

AA5014

  Office Technology
 

AA5016

  Travel and Tourism
 
Zanesville Campus
 

AI5508

  Associate in Individualized Studies
 

AA5013

  Electronic Media
 

ND8833

  Prenursing
 

AA2342

  Nursing, RN

Minor Codes

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In general, all academic minors are open to any student pursuing a baccalaureate program at the University. Detailed information for each minor is listed in the catalog section of the college through which the minor is offered.

 

OR4903

  African American Studies
 

OR4252

  Anthropology
 

ORARTM

  Art
 

ORASTR

  Astronomy
 

OR6360

  Basic and Applied Nutrition
 

OR2121

  Biological Sciences
 

ORBSAD

  Business
 

OR3311

  Chemistry
 

OR5214

  Classical Civilization
 

ORCOMS

  Communication Studies
 

OR5151

  Dance
 

ORDNCH

  Dance: History and Theory
 

ORDNCS

  Dance: Somatic Studies
 

OR4221

  Economics
 

OR5231

  English
 

OR6260

  Environmental Health Sciences
 

ORFILM

  Film
 

OR5221

  French
 

OR4231

  Geography
 

OR3321

  Geological Sciences
 

OR5222

  German
 

OR5212

  Greek
 

OR5305

  Hearing, Speech and Language Sciences
 

OR4211

  History
 

OR5329

  Information and Telecommunication Systems
 

ORIART

  Interdisciplinary Arts
 

ORJAPN

  Japanese
 

OR5211

  Latin
 

OR5290

  Linguistics
 

OR3101

  Mathematics
 

OR4233

  Meteorology
 

ORMUSI

  Music
 

OR5241

  Philosophy
 

OR3331

  Physics
 

OR2111

  Plant Biology
 

OR4201

  Political Science
 

OR4101

  Psychology
 

OR8109

  Recreation
 

OR6380

  Retail Merchandising
 

OR5224

  Russian
 

OR6602

  Social Services
 

OR4251

  Sociology
 

OR5225

  Spanish
 

ORTHAR

  Theater
 

OR5215

  World Religions

Certificate Codes

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The certificate programs listed here are open to all students pursuing baccalaureate programs at the University, regardless of college or major. The equivalent of minors, these interdisciplinary programs can complement your major, broaden your career possibilities, or allow you to study an area of interest from a variety of perspectives. You will be awarded the certificate and receive official recognition on your transcript when you graduate. Please note that these certificate programs are not related to teaching or other professional certification conferred by outside agencies. To enroll in a program, contact the sponsoring college. Your own college will enter your certificate information onto your record.

 

CTACHG

  African Community Health Services
 

CTAFRI

  African Studies
 

CTASIA

  Asian Studies
 

CTCNST

  Construction Management
 

CTEAST

  East Asian Studies
 

CTENVS

  Environmental Studies
 

CTEURO

  European Studies
 

CTFIPL

 

Financial Planning

 

CTGISU

  Geographic Information Science
 

CTGERO

  Gerontology
 

CTGLCU

  Global Leadership
 

CTITAL

  Italian Studies
 

CTJWST

  Jewish Studies
 

CTLAMS

 

Latin American Studies

 

CTPOLC

  Political Communication
 

CTSALE

  Sales
 

CTSAFS

  Sales: Financial Services Focus
 

CTSASM

  Sales: Media Focus
 

CTSART

  Sales: Retail Focus
 

CTSASP

  Sales: Sport Management Focus
 

CTSATS

  Sales: Technical Sales Focus
 

CTSEAS

  Southeast Asian Studies
 

CTWSTU

  Women’s Studies