Nov 27, 2021  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog

Course Types by Prefix


The following course types are offered at Lane:

  1. Career Technical Education (CTE) courses
  2. Lower-Division Collegiate (LDC) courses
  3. Support courses
  4. Previously used course prefixes

1. Career Technical Education (CTE) courses

Policies on accepting career technical credits vary at the four-year colleges in Oregon. Consult an academic advisor about taking career technical courses as electives for transfer to a four-year institution.

  • AM: Automotive
  • AP: Aviation Pilot
  • APR: Apprenticeship
  • AS: Aerospace Science
  • AUD: Audio Production
  • AV: Aviation Maintenance
  • BT: Business Technology
  • CA: Culinary Arts
  • CE: Continuing Education
  • CIS: Computer Information Systems
  • COOP: Cooperative Education
  • CNC: Computer Numerical Control
  • CST: Construction
  • DA: Dental Assisting
  • DH: Dental Hygiene
  • DRF: Drafting
  • DS: Diesel
  • EMS: Emergency Medical Services
  • ET: Electronic Technology
  • FA: Film Arts (FA 221 , FA 222 , FA 250 , FA 254 , FA 256 )
  • FLS: Fitness and Lifestyle Specialist
  • FT: Flight Technology
  • GD: Graphic Design
  • GWE: General Work Experience
  • HIM: Health Information Management
  • HIT: Health/Medical Technology
  • HP: Health Professions
  • HRTM: Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism Management
  • IDS: Interdisciplinary Studies
  • MA: Medical Assistant
  • MDP: Multimedia Production
  • MFG: Manufacturing Technology
  • MUL: Multimedia
  • NRG: Energy Management
  • NRS: Nursing
  • OST: Occupational Skills Training
  • PN: Practical Nursing
  • PTA: Physical Therapist Assistant
  • RTEC: Regional Technology Education Consortium
  • SUST: Sustainability
  • VP: Video Production
  • WATR: Water Conservation
  • WLD: Welding
  • WST: Watershed Science Technician

2. Lower-Division Collegiate (LDC) courses

Courses numbered 100-299 are considered LDC courses, which are generally accepted as transfer courses.

  • ASL: American Sign Language
  • ANTH: Anthropology
  • ARH: Art History
  • ART: Art
  • ASTR: Astronomy
  • BA: Business Administration
  • BI: Biology
  • CG: Career Development/Human Relations and College Success
  • CH: Chemistry
  • CHN: Mandarin Chinese
  • CINE: Cinema Studies
  • CJA: Criminal Justice
  • COMM: Communication
  • CRWR: Creative Writing
  • CS: Computer Science
  • CW: Chinuk Wawa
  • D: Dance
  • ECE: Early Childhood Education (was CTE prior to Summer 2021)
  • ECON: Economics
  • ED: Education
  • EL: Effective Learning
  • ENG: English
  • ENGR: Engineering
  • ENSC: Environmental Science
  • ES: Ethnic Studies
  • FA: Film Arts
  • FL: Foreign Language
  • FN: Food and Nutrition (was CTE prior to Summer 2021)
  • FR: French
  • G: Geology
  • GEOG: Geography
  • GIS: Geographic Information Science
  • GS: General Science
  • HE: Health
  • HDFS: Human Development/Family Studies (was CTE prior to Summer 2021)
  • HON: Honors
  • HS: Human/Community Services (was CTE prior to Summer 2020)
  • HST: History
  • HUM: Humanities
  • J: Journalism
  • LIB: Library
  • MTH: Mathematics
  • MUP: Music Performance
  • MUS: Music
  • PE: Physical Education
  • PEAT: Physical Education - Athletics
  • PEO: Physical Education - Outdoor Education
  • PH: Physics
  • PHL: Philosophy
  • PS: Political Science
  • PSY: Psychology
  • SLD: Student Leadership Development
  • SOC: Sociology
  • SOIL: Soil Science
  • SPAN: Spanish
  • SUST: Sustainability
  • TA: Theatre Arts
  • WR: Writing
  • WS: Women's Studies

3. Support courses

Courses below 100 are considered support skills or developmental and are generally not accepted for transfer to a university.

  • ESL: English as a Second Language
  • MTH: Mathematics (MTH 010-099)
  • RD: Reading (RD 087 )
  • WR: Writing (WR 087 , WR 093 , WR 097 )

4. Previously used prefixes

^ indicates CTE

  • AB: Auto Body^
  • AIL: American Indian Language (replaced by CW)
  • ALS: Academic Learning Skills
  • AT: Advanced Technology^
  • AVN: Avionics^
  • APPR: Apprenticeship (now APR)^
  • BOT: Botany (replaced by BI)
  • BVDP: Broadcast/Video Production^
  • CAS: Computer Application Software^
  • CPSY: Counseling Psychology
  • CSK: Career Skills Training^
  • DDA: Dental Administrative Assistant^
  • EET: Electronic Engineering Tech^
  • ELT: Electronics^ (replaced by ET)
  • EMT: Emergency Medical Technician^
  • ENVS: Environmental Science
  • EXMS: Exercise and Movement Science^ (replaced by FLS)
  • HI: Health Informatics (replaced by HIM)^
  • HO: Health Occupations (replaced by HP)^
  • INTL: International^
  • IT: Industrial Technology^
  • JPN: Japanese
  • LA: Legal Office Assistant^
  • LAT: Landscape/Nursery Technology^
  • LE: Law Enforcement^
  • LGL: Legal Office^
  • MS: Media Studies^
  • NUR: Nursing (A, D, N)^
  • PGS: Physics - General Science^
  • PPPM: Public Policy and Management
  • PST: Professional Skills Training
  • RB: Radio^
  • REL: Religion
  • RE: Real Estate
  • RH: Refrigeration^
  • RT: Respiratory Care^
  • RVS: Recreational Vehicle Service^
  • SP: Speech (now COMM)
  • TTL: Trans and Trucking Logistics^
  • Z: Zoology (replaced by BI)