Understanding course codes

Learn which KU courses correspond to transferred courses and understand abbreviations for KU Core goals.

Transfer codes

 

Code Category KU Core Goal
DB Database Management None
H Humanities None
HE Humanities Goal 3 Arts & Humanities
HEW Humanities, Non-Western Culture Goal 4 Outcome 2
HT Humanities, Historical Studies principal course Goal 3 Arts & Humanities
HR Humanities, Philosophy, and Religion principal course Goal 3 Arts & Humanities
HRW Humanities, Philosophy, and Religion Non-Western Culture principal course Goal 3 Arts & Humanities and Goal 4 Outcome 2
HL Humanities, Literature, and the Arts principal course Goal 3 Arts & Humanities
HLE Humanities, Literature, and the Arts principal course None
HW Humanities, Non-Western Culture Goal 4 Outcome 2
N Natural Sciences and Mathematics None
NB Natural Sciences, Biological Sciences principal course Goal 3 Natural Sciences
NBL Natural Sciences, Biological Sciences principal course, Lab Science Goal 3 Natural Sciences
NE Natural Sciences, Earth Sciences principal course Goal 3 Natural Sciences
NEL Natural Sciences, Earth Sciences principal course, Lab Science Goal 3 Natural Sciences
NL Natural Sciences, Lab Science None
NM or NM2 Mathematics Goal 1 Outcome 2
NP Natural Sciences, Physical Science principal course Goal 3 Natural Sciences
NPL Natural Sciences, Physical Sciences principal course, Lab Science Goal 3 Natural Sciences
PF Programming Fundamentals None
S Social Sciences None
SC Social Sciences, Culture and Society principal course Goal 3 Social Sciences
SCW Social Sciences, Culture and Society, Non-Western Goal 3 Social Sciences and Goal 4 Outcome 2
SF Social Sciences, Public Affairs principal course Goal 3 Social Sciences
SI Social Sciences, Individual Behavior principal course Goal 3 Social Sciences
SW Social Sciences, Non-Western Culture Goal 4 Outcome 2
U Undesignated Elective Credit None
UL Undesignated, Elective, Lab Science None

KU Core codes

The KU Core is the universitywide curriculum for all undergraduates, meant to help you develop a broad background of knowledge. The KU Core contains six educational goals, with each goal containing at least one "learning outcome."

See more about the KU Core.

Code KU Core Goal
AE41 Goal 4 Outcome 1
AE42 Goal 4 Outcome 2
AE51 Goal 5 Outcome 1
AE52 Goal 5 Outcome 2
AE61 Goal 6 Outcome 1
AE62 Goal 6 Outcome 2
GE11 Goal 1 Outcome 1
GE12 Goal 1 Outcome 2
GE21 Goal 2 Outcome 1
GE22 Goal 2 Outcome 2
GE3H Goal 3 Arts & Humanities
GE3N Goal 3 Natural Sciences
GE3S Goal 3 Social Sciences
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