CORE Codes

The following codes are used to identify the CORE category to which a CORE course belongs. These codes are also used to identify CORE courses in the Schedule of Classes, and on some unofficial transcripts. Click on a CORE category to view a list of approved courses.

CORE Fundamental Studies

FE

Academic Writing

FM Mathematics
JE Professional Writing

CORE Distributive Studies

Humanities and the Arts

HL

Literature

HA

The History or Theory of the Arts

HO

Humanities

Mathematics and Sciences

PS

Physical Science Non-lab

LS

Life Science Non-lab

MS

Mathematics and Formal Reasoning

PL

Physical Science Lab

XP This transcript notation indicates the lab course portion of a two-course unit where both courses must be taken together to earn PL credit

LL

Life Science Lab

XL This transcript notation indicates the lab course portion of a two-course unit where both courses must be taken together to earn LL credit

Social Science and History

SH

Social or Political History

SB

Behavioral and Social Science

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Issues

IE

This optional category is effective beginning Fall 2005.

CORE Advanced Studies

CS

Capstone

CORE Human Cultural Diversity

D

Diversity

 

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