Course Numbering System

Courses are identified by a department abbreviation followed by a three- or four-digit course number. The department abbreviations are as follows:

Graduate Programs

Azusa Pacific Seminary 

GBBLBiblical Studies
GDMNDoctoral Ministry
GINSIntegrative Studies
GMINMinistry
GPHLPhilosophy
GTHETheology
GURSUrban Studies
TUL Transformational Urban Leadership

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

BIOTBiotechnology
ENGLEnglish
MSITInformation Technology
TESLTESOL

College of Music and the Arts

ARTFine Arts and Art History
CMUSCommercial Music
GMUSMusic
SCWScreenwriting

School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences

AT Athletic Training
CCSDCollege Counseling and Student Development
GLDRGlobal Leadership
HEDHigher Education
LDRSLeadership
OPSYOrganizational Psychology
PCLSPsychology Child Life Specialist
PEPhysical Education
PPSYClinical Psychology
PTPhysical Therapy
SOCWSocial Work

School of Business and Management

ACCTAccounting
BUSIBusiness Administration
ECONEconomics
ENTREntrepreneurship
FINFinance
HRODHuman Resources and Organizational Development
MGMTManagement
MKTGMarketing
WEBWeb and Information Technology

School of Education

ABAApplied Behavioral Analysis
EDCOEducational Counseling
EDLEducational Leadership
EDPYEducational Psychology
EDTCEducational Technology – Online
EDUCEducation
SPEDSpecial Education
TEGGifted and Talented Education
TEPTeacher Education
TESPTeacher Education-Special Education

School of Nursing

GNRSNursing

Office of the Provost

GRADFaculty Development

University Libraries

LIBLibrary and Information Services

Professional Programs

PRARArt
PRBIBiology
PRBLBiblical Studies
PRCHChemistry
PRCJCriminal Justice
PRCOCommunication Studies
PRLSEducation-Liberal Studies
PRENEnglish
PRGLGlobal Studies
PRHIHistory
PRHUHumanities
PRMAMathematics
PRMIMinistry
PRMUMusic
PRPEPhysical Education
PRPHPhilosophy
PRPOPolitical Science
PRPSPsychology
PRPYPhysics
PRSWSocial Work
PRSOSociology
PRTHTheology
PRWRWriting
RNRSProfessional Nursing
UNRSUndergraduate Nursing

The following guide may be used when reference is made to any given course.

  • 100-299, lower-division professional
  • 300-499, upper-division professional
  • 500-599, master’s credit
  • 600-699, master’s credit (may also grant doctoral credit)
  • 700-799, doctoral credit
  • 800-899, graduate noncredit
  • 900-999, continuing education courses