Common Abbreviations


ALI Department of Arabic Language Instruction
BUS School of Business
CAPS Career Center
CASA Center for Arabic Study Abroad
CLT Center for Learning and Teaching
ELI Department of English Language Instruction
GAPP School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
GSA Graduate Students Association
HUSS School of Humanities and Social Sciences
IPSO Office of International Programs and Services
OSL Office of Student Life
ALA Academy of Liberal Arts
NYO New York Office
ODUS Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Studies
OGS Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies
OSE Office of Student Engagement
RBSCL Rare Books and Special Collections Library
RISE Research Institute for a Sustainable Environment
SCE School of Continuing Education
SRC Social Research Center
SSC Student Service Center
SSE School of Sciences and Engineering
SU Student Union
TAFL Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language
TESOL Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
UACT University Academic Computing Technologies
UIS University Information Systems

University Technology Infrastructure

FYP First Year Program
EMP Empower Scholarship
TL Tomorrow's Leaders Scholarship Program
DoS Dean of Students
TCP Timely Completion Policy
FP Freshman Program


ACCT Accounting GWST Gender and Women’s Studies
AENG Architectural Engineering HIST History
A​LIN Arabic Language Intensive Program IEP Intensive English Program
ALIS Arabic Language Intensive Summer Program IHRL International Human Rights Law
ALNG Arabic Language Credit Courses INTB International Business
ALWT Arabic Writing Courses JRMC Journalism and Mass Communication
AMST American Studies LAW Law
ANTH Anthropology LING Linguistics
ARIC Arab and Islamic Civilizations MACT Mathematics and Actuarial Science
ARTS Arts MEST Middle East Studies
ARTV Visual Arts MENG Mechanical Engineering
BIOL Biology MGMT Management
BIOT Biotechnology MKTG Marketing
CENG Construction Engineering MOIS Management of Information Systems
CHEM Chemistry MRS Migration and Refugee Studies
CORE Core Curriculum MUSC Music
CSCE Computer Science and Engineering NANO Nanotechnology
CREL Comparative Religion OPMG Operational Management
DSGN Graphic Design PADM Public Administration
ECLT English and Comparative Literature PENG Petroleum and Energy Engineering
ECNG Electronics and Communications Engineering PHIL Philosophy
ECON Economics PHYS Physics
EDUC Education POLS Political Science
EGPT Egyptology PPAD Public Policy and Administration
ELIN English Language Intensive Program PSYC Psychology
EMBA Executive Master of Business Administration RCSS Robotics, Control and Smart Systems
ENGL English RHET Rhetoric and Composition
ENGR Engineering SEMR Seminar
ENTR Entrepreneurship SOC Sociology
ENVE Environmental Engineering SCI Science
FILM Film TESOL Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
FINC Finance THTR Theatre
GREN Sustainable Development TRST Translation