Dec 06, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2014-15 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2014-15 [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. See each program for specific information.

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

 

Associate in Arts, Associate in Applied Science, or Associate in Applied Business

AI   Associate in Individualized Studies
AS   Associate in Science
BA   Bachelor of Arts
BB   Bachelor of Business Administration
BC   Bachelor of Science in Communication or Bachelor of Criminal Justice
BF   Bachelor of Fine Arts
BJ   Bachelor of Science in Journalism
BM   Bachelor of Music
BS   Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Specialized Studies, or Bachelor of Social Work
BT   Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies
ND   Nondegree program

 

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
  BS2121   Biological Sciences
  BS2520   Cellular and Molecular Biology
  BA2129   Environmental Biology
  BA2128   Human Biology
  BS2126   Marine, Freshwater, and Environmental Biology
  BS0411   Microbiology
  BS2507   Prephysical Therapy
  BS2127   Preprofessional Program
  BS2522   Wildlife and Conservation Biology
   
  Chemistry and Biochemistry
  BS3316   Biochemistry
  BS3311, BA3311   Chemistry
  BS3315   Environmental Chemistry
  BS3310   Forensic Chemistry
  BS3312   Predentistry
  BS3313   Prepharmacy
  BS3314   Premedicine
   
  Classics and World Religions
  BA5214   Classical Civilization
  BA5217   Classical Languages
  BA5215   World Religions
   
  Economics
  BA4221, BS4225   Economics
   
  English
  BA5232   English—Creative Writing
  BA5236   English—Cultures, Rhetoric, and Theory
  BA5230   English—Literature and Writing
  BA5234   English—Prelaw
   
  Environmental and Plant Biology
  BA2110   Applied Plant Biology
  BS2120   Environmental and Plant Biology
  BA2119   Field Ecology
   

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

  Geography
  BS4232   Environmental Geography
  BS4240   Environmental Prelaw
  BS4235   Geographic Information Science
  BS4231, BA4231   Geography
  BA4241   Globalization and Development
  BS4238   Meteorology
  BS4234   Urban Planning
   
  Geological Sciences
  BS3323   Environmental Geology
  BS3321, BA3321   Geological Sciences
   
  History
  BA4211   History
  BA4214   Prelaw
   
  Linguistics
  BA5290   Linguistics
   
  Mathematics
  BS3105   Actuarial Science
  BS3103   Applied Mathematics
  BS3101, BA3101   Mathematics
  BS3106   Mathematics—Mathematical Statistics Track
  BS3110   Meteorology
   
  Modern Languages
  BA5221   French
  BA5222   German
  BA5224   Russian
  BA5225   Spanish
   
  Philosophy
  BA5241   Philosophy
  BA5244   Prelaw
  BA5242   Pretheology
   
  Physics
  BS3332   Applied Physics
  BS3335   Astrophysics
  BS3338   Meteorology
  BS3331, BA3331   Physics
   
  Political Science
  BA4201   Political Science
  BA4203   Prelaw
   
  Psychology
  BA4105   Prephysical Therapy
  BA4101   Psychology
   
  Sociology and Anthropology
  BA4252   Anthropology
  BA4253   Criminology
  BA4254   Prelaw
  BA4251   Sociology
   
  Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  BA4412   Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
   
  Undecided
  ND0410   Undecided1
  ND0406   Undecided—Humanities Emphasis1
  ND0407   Undecided—Natural Sciences Emphasis1
  ND0408   Undecided—Social Sciences Emphasis1

1Some 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
  BB6156   Entrepreneurship
 

BB6125

  Finance
  BB6122   General Business
 

BB6132

  International Business
 

BB6126

  Management and Strategic Leadership
 

BB6137

  Management Information Systems
 

BB6127

  Marketing
  ND8840   Presport Management
   BS8123   Sport Management
  BB6150   Sports Administration
 

ND0610

  Undecided

 

College of Fine Arts

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  Art + Design
  BA5149   Art History
 

BF6321

  Graphic Design1
 

BF5198

  Interior Architecture
  BA5050,  BF5051  

Studio Art

       
  Dance, Film, and Theater
 

BA5150

  Dance
  BF5154   Dance—Performance and Choreography
  BF5158   Playwriting
 

BF5162

  Production Design and Technology2
  BF5168   Stage Management
 

BA5194

  Theater
 

BF5161

  Theater Performance (Acting2)
   
  Music
 

BA5195

  Music
 

BM5105

  Music Composition
 

BM5106

  Music Education—Choral
 

BM5107

  Music Education—Instrumental
 

BM5115

  Music Therapy
 

BM5103

  Orchestral Instruments
 

BM5102

  Organ
 

BM5100

  Piano
 

BM5104

  Piano Pedagogy
 

ND5117

  Premusic
 

BM5101

  Voice
   
  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 Sciences and Professions

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BS6357

  Integrated Healthcare Studies
   
 
Applied Health Sciences and Wellness
  BS6470   Applied Nutrition
 

BS8117

  Athletic Training3
  BS8122   Exercise Physiology3
  BS6472   Nutrition
  ND8142   Preathletic Training3
  ND8839   Preexercise Physiology
   
  Nursing
 

BS1221

  Nursing, Prelicensure Program
  BS1203, BS1222   Nursing, RN-to-B.S.N. Program1
  ND1205   Prebaccalaureate Nursing 1
 

ND1204

  School Nurse 1
   
  Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences2
 

BS5327

  Communication Sciences and Disorders
   
  Social and Public Health
  BS6468   Child and Family Studies
 

BS8105

  Community Health Services
 

BS6260

  Environmental Health Science
 

BS8119

  Health Services Administration
 

BS6836

  Long–Term Health Care Administration
 

BS3300

  Occupational Hygiene and Safety
  ND6603   Presocial Work5
  BA6601, BS6605   Social Work4
   
  Undecided

ND0210

  Undecided

 

1 BS1203 not open to freshmen–available only to registered nurses

2 Physical Therapy 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 Exercise Physiology in the College of Health Sciences and Professions. You must apply for the doctoral program through the School of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences.

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

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

5 This entry-level program does not fulfill a degree but is intended as preparation for admission into the social work major.

 

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
  BS1941   Communication Sciences and Disorders
 

BC1918

  Communication Studies
  BS1929   Computer Science
 

BF1906

  Dance Tutorial
  BS1910   Economics
 

BS1925

  Engineering Physics
 

BA1916

  English
 

BS1901

  Environmental and Plant Biology
  BA1942   Environmental Studies
 

BF1924

  Film Tutorial
 

BA1914

  French
  BA1944   Geography
  BA1909   History
 

BJ1923

  Journalism
 

BS1903

  Mathematics
  BA1938   Music
 

BS1937

  Neuroscience
 

BA1917

  Philosophy
 

BS1905

  Physics
 

BA1908

  Political Science
 

BA1930

  Social Work
 

BA1912

  Sociology/Sociology—Criminology
  BA1939, BF1940   Studio Art
 

BA1915

  Spanish
 

BC1920

  Media Arts and Studies
 

BF1913, BA1913

 

General Theater

   BS6358   Translational Health—Applied Health
  BA1945   Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

 

Patton College of Education

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Teacher Education

   

Adolescent to Young Adult Programs

   

BS6315

 

Earth/Space Science

    BS6306   Integrated Language Arts
    BS6307   Integrated Mathematics
    BS6309   Integrated Science
    BS6308   Integrated Social Studies
    BS6314   Life Science
    BS6397   Physical Science—Chemistry
    BS6396   Physical Science—Physics
    BS6395   Physical Science—Physics and Chemistry
         
   

Early Childhood Education

    AA1106   Child Development
   

BS6854

 

Early Childhood Education

   

ND8837

  Early Childhood Premajor
     
   

Middle Childhood Education

    BS6180   Language Arts and Mathematics
    BS6179   Language Arts and Science
    BS6178   Language Arts and Social Studies
    BS6177   Mathematics and Science
   

BS6175

  Mathematics and Social Studies
   

BS6176

  Science and Social Studies
     
   

Multi–age Programs

   

BS6232

  French
    BS6233   German
    ND8843   Prephysical Education
    BS6235   Spanish
         
   

Special Education

   

BS6316

  Mild—Moderate Educational Needs
   

BS6317

 
Moderate Intensive Educational Needs
 
         
 

Human and Consumer Sciences

    BS6417   Customer Service
    BS6375  
Family and Consumer Sciences Education—Community Leadership
 
    BS6370   Family and Consumer Sciences education—Teaching
    ND8835   Preretail Merchandising and Fashion Product Development
    BS6361   Restaurant, Hotel and Tourism
    BS6380   Retail Merchandising and Fashion Product Development
         
 

Recreation and Sport Pedagogy

    BS8156  
Outdoor Recreation and Education
 
    BS8106   Physical Education
    ND8838   Prephysical Education
    BS8109   Recreation Management
         
 

Undecided

    ND0810   Undecided

 

Russ College of Engineering and Technology

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  Aviation
 

BS7269

 

Aviation Flight

  AA7268   Aviation Flight Technology
  BS7270   Aviation Management
   
  Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
 

BS7251

 

Chemical Engineering

  BS7263   Chemical Engineering—Biological Track
  BS7264   Chemical Engineering—Energy and the Environment Track
 

BS7262

  Chemical Engineering—Materials Track
   
  Civil Engineering
 

BS7252

 

Civil Engineering

   
  Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  BS7260   Computer Science
 

BS7253

 

Electrical Engineering

 

BS7254

  Electrical Engineering—Computer Engineering Track
       
  Engineering Technology and Management
  BS7256   Engineering Technology and Management
  BS7273   Technical Operations Management
   
  Industrial and Systems Engineering
 

BS7255

 

Industrial and Systems Engineering

   
  Mechanical Engineering
  BS7274   Energy Engineering
 

BS7257

 

Mechanical Engineering

   
  Undecided
 

ND0910

 

Undecided

 

Scripps College of Communication

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BC5374

  Applied Communication
   
  Communication Studies  
 

BC5363

  Communication Studies
  BC5364   Communication Studies (for Regional Campus students)
   
 

Information and Telecommunication Systems

 

BC5329

  Information and Telecommunication Systems
   
 

Journalism

  BJ6910   Journalism—Carr Van Anda
  BJ6906   Journalism—News and Information
  BJ6907   Journalism—Strategic Communication
   
 

Media Arts and Studies

  BC5370   Media Arts and Studies—Games and Animation
  BC5373   Media Arts and Studies—Integrated Media
 

BC5369

  Media Arts and Studies—Media and Social Change
  BC5371   Media Arts and Studies—Music Production and Recording Industry
  BC5372   Media Arts and Studies—Screenwriting and Producing
  ND5368   Premedia Arts and Studies
   
 

Visual Communication

  BS6925   Commercial Photography
  BS6923   Information Design—Interactive Media
 

BS6924

  Information Design—Publication
 

BS6922

  Photojournalism
 

 

   

 

University College

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  Associate in Arts
  AA1114   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
  ND2210   Prebachelor of Criminal Justice
   
  Bachelor of Specialized Studies3
 

BS1112

  Bachelor of Specialized Studies
  ND1112   Prespecialized 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.

Center for International Studies

       
  International Studies    
 

BA4405

  Global Studies—Africa
 

BA4406

  Global Studies—Asia
 

BA4407

  Global Studies—Europe
 

BA4408

  Global Studies—Latin America
  BA4409   Global Studies—War and Peace
       

Regional Higher Education

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The following degrees are available on all regional campuses:

  Associate in Arts
  AA1114   Arts and Humanities Emphasis
  AA1110   Social Sciences Emphasis
   
  Associate in Science
  AS1104  
Associate in Science
       
  Bachelor of Science in Applied Management
  BS5511   Applied Management
  Bachelor of Science in Sport and Lifestyle Studies
  BS5512   Sport and Lifestyle Studies
 

    Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies

  BT5510   Technical and Applied Studies
 
Chillicothe Campus
 

AI5508

  Associate in Individualized Studies
   AS5513   Associate of Technical Study
 

AA5006

  Business Management Technology
 

AA1106

  Child Development
 

AA5010

  Computer Science Technology
 

AA5003

  Deaf Studies and Interpreting
 

AA5018

  Environmental Engineering Technology
 

AA5022

  Health Technology
 

AA5201

  Human Services Technology
 

AA5505

  Law Enforcement Technology
 

AA2342

  Nursing, RN
 

AA5014

  Office Technology
  ND8833   Prenursing
 
Lancaster Campus
  AA5002   Accounting Technology
 

AI5508

  Associate in Individualized Studies
   AS5513   Associate of Technical Study
 

AA5006

  Business Management Technology
 

AA1106

  Child Development
 

AA5010

  Computer Science Technology
 

AA5013

  Electronic Media
 

AA5023

  Engineering Technology
 

AA5022

  Health Technology
 

AA5505

  Law Enforcement Technology
 

AA5019

  Medical Assisting Technology
 
Southern Campus
  AA5002   Accounting Technology
 

AI5508

  Associate in Individualized Studies
   AS5513   Associate of Technical Study
 

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
 

AA2342

  Nursing, RN
 

AA5014

  Office Technology
  ND8833   Prenursing
 
Zanesville Campus
 

AI5508

  Associate in Individualized Studies
 

AA5013

  Electronic Media
 

AA2342

  Nursing, RN
  ND8833   Prenursing
       

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
  OR6360   Applied Nutrition
  ORARTH   Art History
 

ORASTR

  Astronomy
  OR7270   Aviation Management
 

OR2121

  Biological Sciences
 

ORBSAD

  Business
 

OR3311

  Chemistry
 

OR5214

  Classical Civilization
  ORCOED   Coaching Education
  OR5305   Communication Sciences and Disorders
 

ORCOMS

  Communication Studies
  OR7260   Computer Science
  OR6181   Customer Service
 

ORDNCH

  Dance:History and Theory
 

OR5154

  Dance: Performance and Choreography
 

ORDNCS

  Dance: Somatic Studies
 

OR4221

  Economics
 

OR5231

  English
 

OR6260

  Environmental Health Sciences
  OR2120   Environmental and Plant Biology
 

ORFILM

  Film
  OR6125   Finance
 

OR5221

  French
 

OR4231

  Geography
  OR4233   Geography - Meteorology
 

OR3321

  Geological Sciences
 

OR5222

  German
 

OR5212

  Greek
 

OR4211

  History
 

OR5329

  Information and Telecommunication Systems
 

ORIART

  Interdisciplinary Arts
 

ORJAPN

  Japanese
  ORJAZZ   Jazz Studies
  OR6906   Journalism
 

OR5211

  Latin
 

OR5290

  Linguistics
  OR6127   Marketing
 

OR3101

  Mathematics
 

ORMUSI

  Music
  OR8156   Outdoor Recreation and Education
 

OR5241

  Philosophy
 

OR3331

  Physics
 

OR4201

  Political Science
 

OR4101

  Psychology
 

OR8109

  Recreation Management
 

OR6380

  Retail Merchandising and Fashion Product Development
 

OR5224

  Russian
 

OR6602

  Social Service
 

OR4251

  Sociology
 

OR5225

  Spanish
  OR6150   Sports Administration
  ORSART   Studio Art
 

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.

  CTAFMD   African Culture Through Music and Dance
 

CTAFRI

  African Studies
 

CTASIA

  Asian Studies
  CTBINU   Bioinformatics
 

CTCNST

  Construction Management
  CTDIAB   Diabetes
   CTDIVU   Diversity Studies
 

CTEAST

  East Asian Studies
  CTECTO   Ecotourism
  CTENTR   Entrepreneurship
 

CTENVS

  Environmental Studies
 

CTEURO

  European Studies
  CTEXPE   Experimental Study of Language
 

CTFIPL

 

Financial Planning

 

CTGISU

  Geographic Information Science
 

CTGERO

  Gerontology
  CTGLHL   Global Health
 

CTGLCU

  Global Leadership
  CTIBUS   International Business
  CTISLM   Islamic Studies
 

CTITAL

  Italian Studies
 

CTJWST

  Jewish Studies
 

CTLAMS

 

Latin American Studies

  CTLJCU   Law, Justice, and Culture
  CTWGSQ   LGBTQ Studies
  CTMUSE   Museum Studies
 

CTPOLC

  Political Communication
  CTRUST   Russian Studies
 

CTSALE

  Sales
  CTSOME   Social Media
 

CTSEAS

 

Southeast Asian Studies

  CTLEAD   Strategic Leadership
  CTWARU   War and Peace Studies
  CTWLTH   Wealth and Poverty
 

CTWGSS

  Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  CTWRIT   Writing