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2015-2016 Shepherd University Catalog 
2015-2016 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Information

Course Numbering System

The unit of credit is the semester hour. Some courses are not offered every semester.

Courses numbered 100-199 are normally for first-year students (freshmen)
Courses numbered 200-299 are normally for second-year students (sophomores)
Courses numbered 300-399 are normally for third-year students (juniors)
Courses numbered 400-499 are normally for fourth-year students (seniors)

Discipline Number System

Courses in the various disciplines can be identified by the appropriate prefix numbers as listed below:

New Prefix

Old Prefix

ACCT 10 Accounting
BADM 11 Business Administration
ECON 12 Economics
EDUC 21 Education
PSYC 22 Psychology
FACS 25 Family and Consumer Sciences
MUSC 32 Music
ART 33 Art
GRDS 34 Graphic Design
PHOT 35 Photography
THEA 37 Theater
HLTH 41 Health Education
PHED 43 Physical Education
ATHC 44 Athletic Coaching
RECR 45 Recreation
GSPE 49 General Studies Physical Education
ENGL 60 English
ENGL 61 Literature
JOUR 62 Journalism
LBSC 63 Library Science
FREN 64 French
GERM 65 German
RUSS 66 Russian
SPAN 67 Spanish
RELG 68 Religion
COMM 69 Communications
WASH 70 Washington Semester
HIST 71 History
PSCI 72 Political Science
SOCI 73 Sociology
GEOG 74 Geography
SOWK 75 Social Work
PHIL 76 Philosophy
ANTH 77 Anthropology
BIOL 81 Biology
CHEM 82 Chemistry
PHYS 83 Physics
GSCI 84 General Science
MATH 85 Mathematics
NURS 86 Nursing
ENGR 89 Engineering
ARCH Archaeology
ARED Art Education
CIS Computer and Info Sciences
ENVS Environmental Studies
HPRE Historic Preservation
MUAP Applied Music
MUEN Music Ensembles
ORIE Orientation
WMST Women’s Studies
CRIM Criminal Justice
SIGN Sign Language
CIT Computer Information Technology
APST Appalachian Studies