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Aerospace Engineering (AERO)
Agribusiness (AGB)
Agricultural and Environmental Plant Sciences (AEPS)
Agricultural Communication (AGC)
Agricultural Education (AGED)
Agriculture (AG)
Animal Science (ASCI)
Anthropology (ANT)
Architectural Engineering (ARCE)
Architecture (ARCH)
Art (ART)
Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASTR)


Biology (BIO)
Biomedical Engineering (BMED)
BioResource and Agricultural Engineering (BRAE)
Botany (BOT)
Business (BUS)


Chemistry (CHEM)
Child Development (CD)
Chinese (CHIN)
City and Regional Planning (CRP)
Civil Engineering (CE)
College of Liberal Arts (CLA)
Communication Studies (COMS)
Computer Engineering (CPE)
Computer Science (CSC)
Construction Management (CM)


Dairy Science (DSCI)
Dance (DANC)
Data Science (DATA)


Early Start English (ESE)
Early Start Math (ESM)
Earth Science (ERSC)
Economics (ECON)
Education (EDUC)
Electrical Engineering (EE)
Engineering (ENGR)
English (ENGL)
Environmental Design (EDES)
Environmental Engineering (ENVE)
Environmental Sciences (ESCI)
Ethnic Studies (ES)


Fire Protection Engineering (FPE)
Food Science and Nutrition (FSN)
French (FR)


Geography (GEOG)
Geology (GEOL)
German (GER)
Graduate Studies (GS)
Graduate Studies-Accounting (GSA)
Graduate Studies-Business (GSB)
Graduate Studies-Economics (GSE)
Graduate Studies-Packaging (GSP)
Graphic Communication (GRC)


Health (HLTH)
History (HIST)
Honors Contract (HNRC)
Honors (HNRS)


Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (IME)
Industrial Technology and Packaging (ITP)
Interdisciplinary Studies in Liberal Arts (ISLA)
Italian (ITAL)


Japanese (JPNS)
Journalism (JOUR)


Kinesiology (KINE)


Landscape Architecture (LA)
Liberal Arts and Engineering Studies (LAES)
Liberal Studies (LS)


Marine Science (MSCI)
Materials Engineering (MATE)
Mathematics (MATH)
Mechanical Engineering (ME)
Microbiology (MCRO)
Military Science Leadership (MSL)
Music (MU)


Natural Resources (NR)


Philosophy (PHIL)
Physical Education: Men (PEM)
Physical Education: Women (PEW)
Physical Science (PSC)
Physics (PHYS)
Political Science (POLS)
Psychology (PSY)


Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration (RPTA)
Religious Studies (RELS)


Science and Mathematics (SCM)
Social Sciences (SOCS)
Sociology (SOC)
Soil Science (SS)
Spanish (SPAN)
Special Education (SPED)
Statistics (STAT)
Systems Integration Engineering (SIE)


Theatre (TH)


University Studies (UNIV)


Wine and Viticulture (WVIT)
Women's and Gender Studies (WGS)
World Languages and Cultures (WLC)

College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Science (AG)

  • Agribusiness  (AGB)
  • Agricultural Education and Communication (AGC, AGED)
  • Animal Science (ASCI, DSCI)
  • BioResource and Agricultural Engineering (BRAE)
  • Experience Industry Management (RPTA)
  • Food Science and Nutrition (FSN)
  • Horticulture and Crop Science (AEPS)
  • Military Science (MSL)
  • Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sciences (ERSC, ESCI, NR, SS)
  • Wine and Viticulture (WVIT)

College of Architecture and Environmental Design (EDES)

  • Architectural Engineering (ARCE)
  • Architecture  (ARCH)
  • City and Regional Planning (CRP)
  • Construction Management (CM)
  • Landscape Architecture (LA)

Orfalea College of Business (BUS, ECON, GSA, GSB, GSE, GSP, ITP)
College of Engineering (ENGR, FPE)

  • Aerospace Engineering (AERO)
  • Biomedical Engineering (BMED)
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering (CE, ENVE)
  • Computer Engineering (CPE)
  • Computer Science (CSC)
  • Electrical Engineering (EE)
  • General Engineering (ENGR)
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (IME, SIE)
  • Materials Engineering (MATE)
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME)

College of Liberal Arts (CLA)

College of Science and Mathematics (SCM)

Extended Education (GS)
Interdisciplinary or University-Wide  

  • Honors Program (HNRC, HNRS)
  • Intercollegiate Athletics (PEM, PEW)
  • Liberal Arts and Engineering Studies Program (LAES)
  • University Studies (UNIV)

Selected Topic Courses

Selected topic courses are academic credit-bearing courses in the Cal Poly catalog that provide a generic course vehicle to offer special topics on an "as needed basis." The most common selected topic courses, 270, 470, 471, 570, 571, are available to all academic programs, and have the same generic course description. The specific topic title appears in the Class Schedule and on the students' transcripts.

A list of selected topic course descriptions can be found at Selected Topic Courses on the website of the Office of the Registrar.