College of Arts and Sciences/School of Business Administration

Departments, Programs, and Courses of Instruction

Each department or program offering a field of major concentration has listed its requirements and recommendations under department listings in this catalog. Students will be held responsible for observing these directives to the satisfaction of the department or program which administers the major course of study.

Students should check the Registration Schedules for the courses offered each term. Not all courses listed in this catalog are given every term or every year. Some courses are given every other year. The University reserves the right to cancel courses for which there are insufficient enrollments.

Course Numbering System

Each course number normally designates a course for a single term.

Classification Type of Course
001-099developmental courses, including courses for non-effective credit such as MA-001 Introductory Algebra
100-150required core courses, including freshman and sophomore HP seminars which replace certain required core courses
151-199other introductory level courses such as Drawing and Painting Workshops
200-499upper-division courses which may have prerequisites determined by content or maturity of attitude
500-600graduate courses
Special Course Designations, as follows:
295Cooperative Education courses arranged by the Center for Experiential Learning and Career Services
390-398Independent Study, Research Projects, etc. (courses involving 1:1 student/faculty ratio)
399Tutorials (arranged on 1:1 basis to cover requirements needed for graduation that cannot be met by the regular course schedule in the student’s graduation year)
490-499Seminars for groups of students, including HP Junior and Senior elective seminars and departmental internships.

Course Credits

Unless otherwise indicated in the description for each course, courses offered by the University are three-credit courses.

Prerequisites

A prerequisite is a course or its equivalent that normally must be taken and passed before admission to a given course can be approved.

Subject Symbols

The following abbreviations are used throughout the catalog to indicate the various subjects:

Symbol Subject
ABArabic
ACAccountancy
AFAfricana Studies
ANAsian Studies
ARFine Arts
BABusiness Administration
BCBiological Chemistry
BIBiology
BLBusiness Law
BTBiotechnology
CCClassical Civilization
CHChemistry
CJCriminal Justice
CMComposition
CNChinese
CSComputer Science
CUCommunication
EAEnglish Acquisition
ECEconomics
EDEducation
EEElementary Education
ELEnglish
ESEnvironmental Science
EVEnvironmental Studies
FNFinance
FRFrench
GKGreek
GMGerman
HCHealth Care (Science-based)
HDHindi
HEHealth Education
HPHonors Program
HSHistory
ISInformation Science
ITItalian
JNJournalism
JPJapanese
KOKorean
LALatin
LSLatin American & Latino Studies
LWLaw
MAMathematics
MLModern Languages
NSNatural Science
NUNursing
PCPhysics
PEPhysical Education
PGPortuguese
PLPhilosophy
POPolitical Science
PSPsychology
RDReading
RSRussian
SESecondary Education
SMSports Management
SJSocial Justice
SOSociology
SPSpanish
THTheology
URUrban Studies
WSGender and Sexuality