University of Texas at El Paso Academic Catalog

Academic Catalog

Course Descriptions


  •    Accounting (ACCT)
  •    Business Law (BLAW)


  •    Art General Courses (ART)
  •    Art Education (ARTE)
  •    Art Graphic Design (ARTG)
  •    Art History (ARTH)
  •    Ceramics (CERM)
  •    Drawing (DRAW)
  •    Metals (MTLS)
  •    Painting (PNTG)
  •    Printmaking (PRNT)
  •    Sculpture (SCUL)

Biological Sciences (BIOL)

Center for Environmental Resource Management (ESE)

Chemistry (CHEM)

Civil Engineering (CE)

College of Business Administration (Dean's Office)

  •    Business (BUSN)
  •    International Business (IBUS)

College of Engineering (Dean's Office) (BME)

College of Health Sciences (Dean's Office)

  •    College of Health Sciences (CHSC)
  •    Health Sciences (HSCI)

College of Liberal Arts (Dean's Office)

  •    Latin American/Border Studies (LABS)
  •    MA in Interdisciplinary Studies (MAIS)
  •    Leadership Studies (MLS)
  •    Public Administration (PAD)
  •    Women's Studies (WS)

College of Science (Dean's Office)

  •    Bioinformatics (BINF)
  •    Computational Science (CPS)
  •    Interdisciplinary Courses Science (SCI)

Communication (COMM)

Computer Science (CS)

Creative Writing (CRW)

Criminal Justice 

  •    Criminology and Criminal Justice (CRIJ)
  •    Defense & Strategic Studies (DSS)
  •    Intel Nat'l Security Studies (INSS)

Earth, Environmental and Resource Sciences

  •    Environmental Science (ESCI)
  •    Geology (GEOL)
  •    Geophysics (GEOP)

Economics and Finance

  •    Economics (ECON)
  •    Finance (FIN)

Educational Leadership and Foundations

  •    Educational Administration (EDAD)
  •    Educ. Research & Statistics (EDRS)

Educational Psychology and Special Services

  •    Educ. Psych. & Counseling (EDPC)
  •    Special Education (SPED)

Electrical and Computer Engineering

  •    Computer Engineering (COMP)
  •    Electrical & Computer Eng. (EE)

Engineering Ed. & Leadership (EEL)

English (ENGL)

Graduate Studies (GRAD)

History (HIST)

Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering

  •    Industrial Engineering (IE)
  •    Manufacturing Engineering (MFG)
  •    Systems Engineering (SE)

Information and Decision Sciences

  •    Computer Information Systems (CIS)
  •    Operations & Supply Chain Mgmt (OSCM)
  •    Quantitative Methods (QMB)

Kinesiology (KIN)

Languages and Linguistics

Marketing and Management

  •    Management (MGMT)
  •    Marketing (MKT)

Materials Research and Technology Institute (MASE)

Mathematical Sciences

Mechanical Engineering (MECH)

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (MME)


  •    Music Applied (MUSA)
  •    Music Education (MUSE)
  •    Music General Courses (MUSG)
  •    Music Literature & History (MUSL)
  •    Music Theory (MUST)

Nursing (NURS)

Philosophy (PHIL)

Physics (PHYS)

Political Science (POLS)

Psychology (PSYC)

Public Health Sciences (PUBH)

Rehabilitation Sciences

  •    Dept of Rehab Sciences (DRSC)
  •    Occupational Therapy (OT)
  •    Physical Therapy (PT)
  •    Rehabilitation Counseling (REHC)
  •    Speech Language Pathology (SLP)

Rhetoric and Writing Studies (RWS)

Social Work (SOWK)

Sociology and Anthropology (SOCI)

Teacher Education

  •    Bilingual Education (BED)
  •    Early Childhood Education (ECED)
  •    Education Career & Technology (EDCT)
  •    Educational Technology (EDT)
  •    Mathematics Education (MTED)
  •    Reading Education (RED)
  •    Secondary Education (SCED)
  •    Soc and Cult Fndtions of Educ (SCFE)
  •    Science Education (SIED)
  •    Social Science Education (SOSC)
  •    Teacher Education (TED)

Theatre and Dance (THEA)