Graduate students can choose from 130 majors offering multiple degrees. Abbreviations and codes can be viewed by name, school, or division.

Updated September 2017

Department Name Abbrev. Major Name Abbrev. Code Div. School
African American Studies AF AMER African American Studies M.A. AFR AMER 008V SS LS
African Studies AFRC ST African Studies M.A. AF STDS 0044 IS LS
American Indian Studies AM IND American Indian Studies M.A. AMER IND 0030 SS LS
Anthropology ANTHRO Anthropology M.A., Ph.D. ANTHRO 0063 SS LS
Archaeology ARCHEOL Archaeology M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. ARCHEOL 0082 SS LS
Architecture and Urban Design ARCH&UD Architecture M.Arch. I, M.A., Ph.D. ARCH 0084 AA AA
Architecture and Urban Design ARCH&UD Architecture M.Arch.II ARCH-MAR 007L AA AA
Art ART Art M.F.A. ART 0090 AA AA
Art History ART HIS Art History M.A., Ph.D. ART HIST 0093 HU LS
Asian American Studies ASIA AM Asian American Studies M.A. ASIA AM 0100 SS LS
Asian Languages and Cultures ASIA LC Asian Languages and Cultures M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. ASIA LC 00A9 HU LS
Asian Languages and Cultures ASIA LC Teaching Asian Languages M.A. TCH ASIA 00CE HU LS
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences A&O SCI Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. A&O SCIS 002E PS LS
Bioengineering BIOENGR Bioengineering M.S., Ph.D., Engr. BIOENGR 0288 EN EN
Bioinformatics BIOINFO Bioinformatics M.S., Ph.D. BIOINFO 025F LF LS
Biological Chemistry BIOL CH Biological Chemistry M.S., Ph.D. BIOL CHM 0117 MN MN
Biomathematics BIOMATH Biomathematics M.S., Ph.D. BIOMATH 0121 MN MN
Biomathematics BIOMATH Clinical Research M.S. CLNC RES 0853 MN MN
Biostatistics BIOSTAT Biostatistics M.S., Ph.D. BIOSTAT 0132 PH PH
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering CHM&BE Chemical Engineering M.S., Ph.D., Engr. CHM ENGR 0294 EN EN
Chemistry and Biochemistry CHEM Biochemistry, Molecular and Structural Biology M.S., C.Phil., Ph.D. BM&S BIO 009O PS LS
Chemistry and Biochemistry CHEM Chemistry M.S., C.Phil., Ph.D. CHEM 0153 PS LS
Chicana and Chicano Studies CHICANO Chicana and Chicano Studies M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. CHN STDS 0626 SS LS
Civil and Environmental Engineering C&EE Civil Engineering M.S., Ph.D., Engr. CIV ENGR 0300 EN EN
Classics CLASSIC Classics M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. CLASSICS 0174 HU LS
Classics CLASSIC Greek M.A. GREEK 0414 HU LS
Classics CLASSIC Latin M.A. LATIN 0495 HU LS
Community Health Sciences COM HLT Community Health Sciences M.S., Ph.D. COM HLT 007H PH PH
Community Health Sciences COM HLT Public Health M.P.H For Health Professionals PH-MPHHP 007G PH PH
Comparative Literature COM LIT Comparative Literature M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. COMP LIT 0192 HU LS
Computer Science COM SCI Computer Science M.S., Ph.D., Engr. COM SCI 0201 EN EN
Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials CAEM Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials M.A. CON A&EM 008B SS LS
Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials
CAEM Conservation of Material Culture M.S., Ph.D. CON MC 00CN SS LS
Dentistry DENT Dental Surgery D.D.S. DENT 0219 DN DN
Dentistry DENT Dentistry-PPID DENT-PP 0555 DN DN
Dentistry DENT Oral Biology M.S., Ph.D. ORAL BIO 0615 DN DN
Design | Media Arts DESMA Design | Media Arts M.F.A. DESMA 0207 AA AA
Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences EPS SCI Geochemistry M.S., C.Phil., Ph.D. GEOCHEM 0393 PS LS
Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences EPS SCI Geology M.S., C.Phil., Ph.D. GEOLOGY 0402 PS LS
Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences EPS SCI Geophysics and Space Physics M.S., Ph.D. G&S PHYS 0406 PS LS
East Asian Studies E A STD East Asian Studies M.A. E AS STD 0241 IS LS
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology EE BIOL Biology M.S., C.Phil., Ph.D. BIOLOGY 0123 LF LS
Economics ECON Applied Economics M.A.E. ECON-MAE 009Q SS LS
Economics ECON Economics M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. ECON 0246 SS LS
Education EDUC Education M.A., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D. EDUC 0249 EI ED
Education EDUC Special Education Joint Ph.D. with CSULA SPEC ED 0884 EI ED
Electrical and Computer Engineering EC ENGR Electrical Engineering M.S., Ph.D., Engr. ELE ENGR 0303 EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering M.E. ENGR 0273 EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering Online M.S. ENGR-MS 00A5 EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering-Aerospace Online M.S. ENGR-AER 00AS EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering-Computer Networking Online M.S. ENGR-CN 00AZ EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering-Electrical Online M.S. ENGR-EL 00AU EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering-Electronic Materials Online M.S. ENGR-EM 00B2 EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering-Integrated Circuits Online M.S. ENGR-IC 00B8 EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering-Manufacturing and Design Online M.S. ENGR-MFG 00AT EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering-Materials Science Online M.S. ENGR-MAT 00AV EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering-Mechanical Online M.S. ENGR-MCH 00AR EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering-Signal Processing and Communications Online M.S. ENGR-SPC 00B5 EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering-Structural Materials Online M.S. ENGR-SM 00B3 EN EN
English ENGL English M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. ENGLISH 0345 HU LS
Environment and Sustainability ENVIRON Environment and Sustainability M.S., Ph.D. ENV STNB 00CQ GS  LS
Environment and Sustainability ENVIRON Environmental Science and Engineering D.Env. ENVR SCI 0349 GS LS
Environmental Health Sciences ENV HLT Environmental Health Sciences M.S., Ph.D. ENVR HLT 0354 PH PH
Epidemiology EPIDEM Epidemiology M.S., Ph.D. EPIDEM 0357 PH PH
Ethnomusicology ETHNMUS Ethnomusicology M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. ETHNOMUS 0472 MU MU
Film, Television, and Digital Media FTV&DM Film and Television M.A., M.F.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. FILM&TV 0473 TF TF
French and Francophone Studies FR FRNC French and Francophone Studies M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. FR FRNC 0385 HU LS
Gender Studies GEN STD Gender Studies M.A., Ph.D. GEN STD 006L SS LS
Geography GEOG Geography M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. GEOG 0396 SS LS
Germanic Languages GERMAN Germanic Languages M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. GERM LAN 0411 HU LS
Graduate Division GRADDIV Access Program ACCSPRGM 0001 GI GD
Health Policy and Management HLT POL Health Policy and Management M.S., Ph.D. HLT POL 007I PH PH
Health Policy and Management HLT POL Public Health EMPH PH-EXEC 007E PH PH
History HIST History M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. HISTORY 0429 SS LS
Human Genetics HUM GEN Human Genetics M.S., Ph.D. HUM GEN 0994 MN MN
Indo-European Studies I E STD Indo-European Studies C.Phil., Ph.D. I E STDS 0450 HU LS
Information Studies INF STD Information Studies Ph.D. INF STD 045A EI ED
Information Studies INF STD Library and Information Science M.L.I.S. L&I SCI 0509 EI ED
Integrative Biology and Physiology INT B&P Physiological Science M.S. PHY SCI 0671 LF LS
Italian ITALIAN Italian M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. ITALIAN 0477 HU LS
Latin American Studies LATN AM Latin American Studies M.A. LAT AMER 0498 IS LS
Law LAW Law J.D. LAW 0501 LW LW
Law LAW Law L.L.M LAW-LLM 050B LW LW
Law LAW Law S.J.D. LAW-SJD 00B1 LW LW
Life Sciences Interdepartmental LF INT Human Genetics M.S. HUM GEN 0994 LF LS
Life Sciences-General LF-GEN Neurobiology M.S., C.Phil., Ph.D. NEURBIO 0593 LF LS
Linguistics LING Linguistics M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. LING 0510 HU LS
Management MGMT Business Analytics M.S. BUS ANLT 00B4 MG MG
Management MGMT Financial Engineering M.F.E. FNCL ENG 01F2 MG MG
Management MGMT Management EMBA MGMT-EX 0364 MG MG
Management MGMT Management FEMBA MGMT-FE 0602 MG MG
Management MGMT Management GEMBA for Asia Pacific MGMT-GAP 008F MG MG
Management MGMT Management GEMBA for the Americas MGMT-GAM 008G MG MG
Management MGMT Management M.B.A. MGMT-MBA 008J MG MG
Management MGMT Management M.S., C.Phil., Ph.D. MANAGEMT 0535 MG MG
Materials Science and Engineering MAT SCI Materials Science and Engineering M.S., Ph.D., Engr. MAT SCI 0328 EN EN
Mathematics MATH Mathematics M.A., M.A.T., C.Phil., Ph.D. MATH 0540 PS LS
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering MECH&AE Aerospace Engineering M.S., Ph.D., Engr. AEROSPCE 0279 EN EN
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering MECH&AE Manufacturing Engineering M.S. MANUFACT 0381 EN EN
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering MECH&AE Mechanical Engineering M.S., Ph.D., Engr. MECHANIC 0330 EN EN
Medicine MED Medicine M.D. MEDICINE 0558 MN MN
Medicine MED Medicine-PRIME M.D. MED-PRIM 001Y MN MN
Medicine MED Medicine-PRIME/Drew M.D.D. MED-PD 001Z MN MN
Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics MIMG Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics M.S., Ph.D. MIMG 0440 BB LS/MN
Molecular and Medical Pharmacology M PHARM Molecular and Medical Pharmacology M.S., Ph.D. M PHARM 0639 MN MN
Molecular Biology MOL BIO Molecular Biology Ph.D. MOL BIOL 0573 LF LS
Molecular Toxicology MOL TOX Molecular Toxicology Ph.D. MOL TOX 0368 PH PH
Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology MCD BIO Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. MCD BIO 0644 LF LS
Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology MC&IP Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology Ph.D. MC&IP 0568 LF LS
Moving Image Archive Studies MIA STD Moving Image Archive Studies M.A. MIA STD 049C TF TF
Music MUSC Music M.A., M.M., D.M.A. C.Phil., Ph.D. MUSIC 0579 MU MU
Musicology MUSCLG Musicology M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. MUSCLOGY 0604 MU MU
Near Eastern Languages and Cultures NR EAST Islamic Studies M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. ISLAMIC 0474 HU LS
Near Eastern Languages and Cultures NR EAST Near Eastern Languages and Cultures M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. NE L&CUL 0595 HU LS
Neurobiology NEURBIO Neurobiology M.S., C.Phil., Ph.D. NEURBIO 0593 MN MN
Neuroscience-Graduate NEURO Neuroscience Ph.D. NEUR-PHD 004F MN MN
Nursing NURSING Nursing M.S., M.S.N., Ph.D. NURSING 0597 NS NS
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine PATH Cellular and Molecular Pathology M.S., Ph.D. C&M PATH 049D MN MN
Philosophy PHILOS Philosophy M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. PHILOS 0651 HU LS
Physics and Astronomy PHY&AST Astronomy M.S., M.A.T., Ph.D. ASTRON 0099 PS LS
Physics and Astronomy PHY&AST Physics M.S., M.A.T., Ph.D. PHYSICS 0666 PS LS
Physics and Biology In Medicine PBMED Physics and Biology In Medicine M.S., Ph.D. PB MED 009Y MN MN
Political Science POL SCI Political Science M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. POL SCI 0699 SS LS
Psychology PSYCH Psychology MA., C.Phil., Ph.D. PSYCH 0780 LF LS
Public Affairs Schoolwide PUB AFF Public Policy M.P.P. PUB PLCY 0790 PA PA
Public Health Schoolwide PUB HLT Public Health M.P.H., Dr.P.H. PUB HLTH 0789 PH PH
Scandinavian Section SCAND Scandinavian M.A. SCAND 0834 HU LS
Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages and Cultures SEEELC Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages and Cultures M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D. SEEELC 009E HU LS
Social Science SOC SC Social Science M.S.S. SOC SC 00BH SS LS
Social Welfare SOC WLF Social Welfare M.S.W., Ph.D. SOC WELF 0864 PA PA
Sociology SOCIOL Sociology M.A., C.Phi., Ph.D. SOCIOL 0867 SS LS
Spanish and Portuguese SPAN Hispanic Languages and Literature C.Phil., Ph.D. HISP LAN 0426 HU LS
Spanish and Portuguese SPAN Portuguese M.A. PORT 0711 HU LS
Spanish and Portuguese SPAN Spanish M.A. SPANISH 0882 HU LS
Statistics STATS Applied Statistics M.A.S. APP STAT 00BB PS LS
Statistics STATS Statistics M.S., C.Phil., Ph.D. STATS 0891 PS LS
Theater THEATER Theater M.A., M.F.A. (M.A. discontinued 17F)
THEATER 0902 TF TF
Theater THEATER Theater and Performance Studies C.Phil., Ph.D. THEA PRF 09A2 TF TF
Urban Planning URBN PL Urban and Regional Planning MURP URB&R PL 0916 PA PA
Urban Planning URBN PL Urban Planning M.A., Ph.D. URB PLN 0911 PA PA
World Arts and Cultures/Dance WAC/DAN Culture and Performance M.A., Ph.D. CUL&PERF 0378 AA AA
World Arts and Cultures/Dance WAC/DAN Dance M.F.A. DANCE 0210 AA AA