The university online Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog is a resource that will help you research majors and courses at UB. The catalog contains information about UB’s majors, degree requirements, UB Curriculum (general education) requirements, and academic policies. In this section we will introduce you to a few components of the catalog.
Under the Academic Programs tab you will find a listing of all of the University at Buffalo’s degree granting programs, along with non-degree granting and special programs. You will be able to review this list of one-hundred plus majors and look at ones that are the most interesting to you.
When you click on a department link you will find the following information: overview, about the program, degrees and policies, courses, and careers. Pay particular attention to the Degrees & Policies section link which contains information about:
The Courses link leads you to a listing of the courses offered by the department. The course information is displayed like the example below for a Psychology course:
In the course description above you see the department abbreviation for Psychology (PSY), the course number (101), the course title (Introductory Psychology) and the course type (Lecture). You also see the number of credits for the course (3) and the semesters when the course is offered. If Prerequisites (courses that must be completed prior to taking this course) or Co-requisites (courses that should be taken along with the course) apply to this course you will also see them listed.
Under the Course Search tab you will find two search options, you can search using a department abbreviation or a search term.
Using the Course Search we typed in "gender" and below is a listing of some of the results we received. Notice that the search results list classes by department abbreviations (i.e., AS is for Asian Studies and ENG is English ).
This type of search will assist you in identifying your academic interests and connecting your interests to majors.
Last updated: September 26, 2016 10:21 am EST
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