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Course Description Abbreviations and Symbols

The four-letter prefix of the course number identifies the subject area:
ARCH
BIOL
BLDG
BMED
CCEV
CHEM
CMGT
COMM
COMP
COOP
DSGN
ECON
ELEC
ELMC
ENGL
ENGR
ENVM
FMGT
Architecture
Biology
Building Construction
Biomedical
Civil, Construction, Environment
Chemistry
Construction Management
Communication
Computer Science
Cooperative Education
Design
Economics
Electronics
Electromechanical Engineering
English
Engineering
Environmental
Facilities Management
  GEOL
HIST
HUMN
INDS
INTD
LITR
MANF
MATH
MGMT
MECH
PHIL
PHYS
POLS
*ROTC
SOCL
SURV
Geology
History
Humanities
Industrial Design
Interior Design
Literature
Manufacturing
Mathematics
Management
Mechanical
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Reserve Officer Training Corps
Sociology
Surveying

The last three digits of the course number identify the course level as follows:

000-199 Introductory
200-349 Intermediate
350-399 Sophomore/Junior courses
400-549 Advanced Courses (Junior year)
550-699 Advanced Courses for Majors and Selected Students (Senior year)
800-999 Fifth-year Courses

To the left of the course are three numbers separated by hyphens. The first number denotes lecture/recitation hours per week; the second denotes laboratory hours per week; and the third denotes the number of semester credit hours. Some courses may be offered in the The Arioch Center @ Wentworth programs in an alternate format.

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