Course Numbers and College Abbreviations

Course Codes

All Summer Term courses are assigned a college and departmental code, a three-digit course number, and a section identifier. For example, CAS EC101S B1 means that the course is offered in the College of Arts & Sciences (CAS), by the Economics Department (EC). The course number 101 indicates it is an introductory course, the S indicates it is a summer course, and section B1 indicates it is offered in Summer 2. Discussion and/or lab sections may be indicated by a B2 or B3 section.

Course Number

Level

000-099

Non-degree credit

100-199

Introductory or general undergraduate

200-299

Intermediate undergraduate

300-499

Advanced undergraduate

Boston University School, College, and Department Abbreviations

Abbreviation

Description

Address

CAS

College of Arts & Sciences

685-725 Commonwealth Ave.

CFA

College of Fine Arts

855 Commonwealth Ave.

CGS

College of General Studies

871 Commonwealth Ave.

COM

College of Communication

640 Commonwealth Ave.

ENG

College of Engineering

110-112 Cummington St.

EOP

Center for English Language and Orientation Program (CELOP)

890 Commonwealth Ave.

FRC

Fitness & Recreation Center

915 Commonwealth Ave.

GMS

Graduate Medical Sciences

715 Albany St.

GRS

Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

705 Commonwealth Ave.

GSM

Graduate School of Management

595 Commonwealth Ave.

LAW

School of Law

765 Commonwealth Ave.

MED

School of Medicine

715 Albany St.

MET

Metropolitan College

755 Commonwealth Ave.

SAR

Sargent College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

635 Commonwealth Ave.

SDM

Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine

100 East Newton St.

SED

School of Education

2 Silber Way

SHA

School of Hospitality Administration

928 Commonwealth Ave.

SMG

School of Management

595 Commonwealth Ave.

SPH

School of Public Health

715 Albany Street

SSW

School of Social Work

264-270 Bay State Road

STH

School of Theology

745 Commonwealth Ave.

SUM

Summer Term Program

755 Commonwealth Ave.