Course Information

2020-2021 Catalog Year

Course Descriptions

Course descriptions, prerequisites, corequisites are available on the FGCU website at

Availability of Courses

The university does not offer all of the courses listed in the catalog each year. The Schedule of Classes should be consulted to determine which courses are offered each semester.

Definition of Prefixes

ACG Accounting: General
ADV Advertising
AEB Agriculture Economics and Bus.
AEC Agricultural Education and Communication
AFA African-American Studies
AFH African History
AFS African Studies
AMH American History
AML American Literature
AMS American Studies
ANG Anthropology - Graduate
ANS Animal Science
ANT Anthropology
APK Applied Kinesiology
ARE Education: Art Education
ARH Art History
ASH Asian History
ASL American Sign Language
ASN Asian Studies


ATR Athletic Training
BCH Biochemistry (Biophysics)
BCN Building Construction
BME Biomedical Engineering
BOT Botany
BSC Biological Science
BUL Business Law
CAP Computer Applications
CCE Civil Construction Engineering
CCJ Criminal Justice
CDA Computer Design/Arch.
CEG Civil Geotechnical Engineering
CEN Computer Engineering

Civil Engineering Structures

CGN Civil Engineering
CGS Computers General Studies
CHI Chinese
CHM Chemistry
CHS Chemistry - Specialized
CJC Corrections
CJE Law Enforcement
CJJ Juvenile Justice
CJL Law & Process
CLP Clinical Psychology
CMM Creek/Muskogee/Mikasuki
CNT Computer Networks
COE Cooperative Education
COM Communication
COP Computer Programming
COT Computer Theory
CPO Comparative Politics
CRW Creative Writing
CWR Civil Water Resources
DAA Dance Activities
DEP Developmental Psychology
DIG Digital Media
DSC Domestic Security
EAS Aerospace Engineering
EBD Education: Emotional/Behavioral Disorders
ECO Economics
ECP Economic Problems & Policy
ECS Economic Systems & Development
EDA Educational Administration
EDE Education: Elementary
EDF Education: Found. & Policy
EDG Education: General
EDH Education - Higher
EDM Education: Middle School
EDP Educational Psychology
EDS Education Supervision
EEC Education: Early Childhood
EED Education: Emotional Disorders
EEL Engineering: Electrical
EES Environmental Engineering Science
EEX Education: Excp. Child Core
EGI Education: Gifted
EGM Engineering Science
EGN Engineering
EGS Engineering: Support
ELD Education: Spec. Learn. Disab
EME Education: Technology & Media
EML Engineering: Mechanical
EMR Education: Mental Retardation
ENC English Composition
ENG English - General
ENL English Literature

English as a Second Language

ENT Entrepreneurship
ENV Engineering: Environmental
EPI Educator Preparation Institutes
ESC Earth Science
ESE Education: Secondary
ETP Engineering Technology: Power
EUH European History
EVR Environmental Studies
EVS Environmental Science
EXP Experimental Psychology
FIL Film
FIN Finance
FRE French Language
FRT French Culture in Translation or Translation Skills
FSS Food Science
GEA Geography: Regional Areas
GEB General Business
GER German
GET German Culture in Translation or Translation Skills
GEY Gerontology
GIS Geography: Information Science
GLY Geology
GRA Graphic Arts
GRE Classical Greek (Language Study)
HEB Ancient Hebrew
HFT Hospitality Management
HIS General History
HLP Health/Leisure/Physical Education
HSA Health Services Administration
HSC Health Sciences
HUM Humanities
HUS Human Services
IDC Interdisciplinary Computing
IDH Interdisciplinary Honors
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies
IHS Interdisciplinary Health Svcs
INP Indust. & Applied Psychology
INR International Relations
IPM Integrated Pest Management
ISC Interdisciplinary Science
ISM Computer Information Systems
ISS Interdisc. Social Sciences
ITA Italian Language
JOU Journalism
JPN Japanese
KOR Korean Language
LAE Language Arts & English Ed.
LAH Latin American History
LAS Latin American Studies
LAT Latin (Language Study)
LDR Leadership Studies
LEI Leisure
LIN Linguistics
LIT Literature
MAA Mathematics-Analysis
MAC Math Calculus & Precalculus
MAD Mathematics-Discrete
MAE Education: Mathematics Ed
MAN Management
MAP Mathematics Applied
MAR Marketing
MAS Mathematics-Algebraic Struct.
MAT Mathematics
MCB Microbiology
MGF Mathematics-General & Finite
MHF Mathematics-History & Found.
MHS Ed Counseling Mental Hlth Svcs
MLS Medical Lab. Science
MMC Mass Media Communication
MTG Math-Topology & Geometry
MUC Music: Composition
MUE Music: Education
MUG Music: Conducting
MUH Music: History/Musicology
MUL Music Literature
MUN Music Ensembles
MUO Music: Opera/Musical Theatre
MUS Music
MUT Music: Theory
MUY Music: Therapy
MVB Applied Music: Brasses
MVK Applied Music: Keyboard
MVP Applied Music: Percussion
MVS Applied Music: Strings
MVV Applied Music: Voice
MVW Applied Music: Woodwinds
NGR Nursing, Graduate
NUR Nursing Undergraduate
OCB Biological Oceanography
OCC Chemical Oceanography
OCE Oceanography: General
OCG Geological Oceanography
OCP Physical Oceanography
ORH Ornamental Horticulture
ORI Oral Interpretation
OTH Occupational Therapy
PAD Public Administration
PAS Physician Assistant
PCB Process Biology
PCO Psychology for Counseling
PEL Phys. Edu. Acts. - (Gen) Object Centrd., Land
PEO Phys. Edu Acts. (Profnl) - Object Centrd., Land
PET Education: Physical Ed Theory
PGY Photography
PHC Public Health Concentration
PHH Philosophy, History of
PHI Philosophy
PHM Philosophy of Man and Society
PHP Philosophers and Schools
PHT Physical Therapy
PHY Physics
PHZ Physics (continued)
PLA Paralegal/Legal Assistant/Legal Administration
POR Portuguese Language
POS Political Science
POT Political Theory
PPE Personality
PSB Psychobiology
PSC Physical Sciences
PSY Psychology
PUP Public Policy
PUR Public Relations
QMB Quant. Methods in Business
RED Reading Education
REE Real Estate
REL Religion
RMI Risk Mngt. & Insurance
RTT Radio/Television Technology
RTV Radio/Television
RUS Russian Language
SCE Education: Science Education
SCM Supply Chain Mangement
SDS Education: Student Develop Svcs
SLS Student Life Skills (Learning)
SMT Science or Mathematics Teaching
SOP Social Psychology
SOW Social Work
SPA Speech Path. & Audiology
SPC Speech Communication
SPM Sports Management
SPN Spanish Language
SPT Spanish Lit. in Translation
SPW Spanish Lit. (Writings)
SSE Education: Social Studies Ed
STA Statistics
SYA Sociological Analysis
SYD Socio. of Demo. & Area Studies
SYG Sociology, General
SYO Social Organization
SYP Social Processes
TAX Taxation
THE Theatre
TPA Theatre Prod. & Admin.
TPP Theatre Perf. & Perf. Training
TRA Transportation & Logistics
TSL Teaching Eng. as Second Lang.
TTE Transportation Engineering
URP Urban and Regional Planning
VIC Visual Communication
WOH World History
WST Women's Studies
ZOO Zoology