2018-2019 College Catalog

Course Descriptions

TBCC offers a mix of lower division credit and career technical education courses. Course prefixes for LDC and CTE courses are listed below (for example, all courses in Biology start with the “BI” prefix, while all courses in Business Administration start with the “BA” prefix. Note that courses numbered below 100 are not usually transferable. Check with a career education advisor to determine what courses apply to your degree.

Lower Division Collegiate (LDC) Course Codes

ART: Art
BA: Business Administration (except BA 255)
BI: Biology
CG: Career Guidance & Student Success
CH: Chemistry
COMM: Communications
EC: Economics
ENG: English
FN: Foods & Nutrition (only 225 & 270)
G: Geology
GEO: Geography
GS: General Science
HE: Health
HST: History
LIB: Library
MTH: Mathematics
MUS: Music
PE: Physical Education (except PE 10)
PHL: Philosophy
PHY: Physics
PS: Political Science
PSY: Psychology
SOC: Sociology
SPA: Spanish
WR: Writing

(Only course numbers 100-299 are LDC at TBCC)

Career and Technical Education Courses (CTE)*

AG: Agriculture
ANS: Animal Science
APR: Apprenticeship
CAS: Computer Applications
CJA: Criminal Justice
DRF: Drafting
ELT: Electrical Trades
EMS: Emergency Medical Technician
ESR: Environmental Studies
FN: Foods and Nutrition
FOR: Forestry
FST: Food Science Technology
FW: Fish & Wildlife
GT: Green Technology
HORT: Horticulture
IMT: Industrial Maintenance Technology
LEAD: Leadership
MCH: Machine Manufacturing Technology
MP: Medical Professions
NAT: Natural Resources
SOIL: Soil Science
WLD: Welding Technology

*Many career and technical courses are applicable to the baccalaureate degree. Check with the BA/BS-granting institution.