Course Code Prefixes

Most academic programs have a corresponding Course Code prefix. For example, Art courses begin with 'ART', and Psychology courses begin with 'PSY'. You can use these prefixes to search for all courses in a given program on the self-service website.

How to List Courses by Program on the Self-Service Website

  1. Browse to the Self-Service Section Search page at selfservice.dominican.edu/selfservice/Search/SectionSearch.aspx
  2. Enter a Course Code Prefix in the "Course Code" field. (See below for Course Code Prefixes.)
  3. Click the "Search" button.
  4. All Course Sections with the Course Code Prefix that you entered will be listed on the results page.

 

Undergraduate Degree Programs  |  Adult Degree Completion Programs  |
Graduate Programs   |   Specific Course Types

 

 

Undergraduate Degree Programs

NOTE: Additional Minors are available than those listed below.  Please refer to the online catalog list of specific programs for types of degrees available.

PROGRAM

COURSE CODE
PREFIX

NOTES

Art: Studio Art (BA, BFA) ART  
Art: Graphic Art (BA, BFA) ART  
Art History (BA) ARTH  
Biological Sciences (BA, BS) BIO  
Business Administration (BA) BUS  
Chemistry (Minor) CHEM  
Communications and Media
Studies (BA)
COMM CMS (updated course code Fall '12)
Dance (BFA) DANC  
Drama DRAM  
English (BA) ENGL  
Environmental Science (Minor) ENSC  
Health Science/Pre-Occupational
Therapy (BS/MS)
OT  
History (BA) HIST  
Humanities and Cultural
Studies (BA)
HUM HCS (updated course code Fall '12)
Interdisciplinary Studies (BA/BS) Multiple Course
Codes
Refer to online catalog for specific codes.
International Languages    
    American Sign Language ASL  
    Chinese CHNS  
    Hebrew HBRW  
    Spanish SPAN  
International Studies (BA) Multiple Course
Codes
Refer to online catalog for specific codes.
Latin American Studies (Minor) LAS
Multiple Course
Codes
Refer to online catalog for specific codes.
Leadership Studies (Minor) Multiple Course
Codes
Refer to online catalog for specific codes.
Liberal Studies - Teacher
Education Blended (BA)
LS, EDUC  
Mathematics (Minor) MATH  
Music (BA), Music with
a Concentration in
Performance (BA)
MUS  
Nursing (BSN) NURS  
Philosophy (Minor) PHIL  
Physical Education PE  
Physical Sciences PHSC, PHYS  
Political Science (BA) POL  
Pre-Law (Minor) POL  
Psychology (BA, BS) PSY  
Public Health (BS) PH  
Religion (BA) RLGN  
Social and Cultural Studies SCS HCS (updated course code Fall '12)
Sports Management (Minor) Multiple Course
Codes
Refer to online catalog for specific codes.
Gender Studies (BA) WGS  

 

 


Adult Degree Completion Programs (Evening/Weekend) for Working Adults

NOTE: Adult Degree Completion courses are distinguished by “ADC” in the course title
(EXAMPLE: ENGL 1004 ADC: Expository Writing). -(Effective Fall 2019.  Formerly "PW"_

PROGRAM

COURSE CODE
PREFIX

NOTES

English and English with a Writing
Emphasis (BA)
ENGL Refer to online catalog for ADC program specific codes.
Humanities and Cultural Studies (BA) Multiple Course
Codes
Refer to online catalog for ADC program specific codes.
Management (BA) BUS Refer to online catalog for ADC program specific codes.
Psychology (BA, BS) Multiple Course
Codes
Refer to online catalog for ADC program specific codes.
Sustainable Communities (BA) SUST Refer to online catalog for ADC program specific codes.

 

 


Graduate Programs 

PROGRAM

COURSE CODE PREFIX

Biological Sciences (MS) BIO
Business Administration (MBA) MBA
Counseling Psychology (MS, MFT) CP
Clinical and Laboratory Sciences (MS) CLS
Education (MS) and Teaching Credential Programs EDUC
Humanities (MA) HUM
Nursing (MSN) Clinical Nurse Leader NURS
Occupational Therapy (MSOT) OT

 

 


Specific Course Type Notations

In addition to listing courses by Program, you can also find some courses based on their type.

To search for a specific type of course, choose appropriate notation from the list below and enter code into the Keywords search field.  For example, to list Adult Degree Completion Program type courses, enter PW: (include the colon) in the Keywords search field. The search results will list all courses with specified notation.

  1. HO: = Honors courses
  2. HY: = Hybrid courses
  3. OL: = Online courses
  4. ADC: = Adult Degree Completion Program  (formerly Pathway courses)
  5. SL: = Service Learning courses
  6. STA: = Study Abroad courses