Fall 2021 Guidance/COVID-19 Information

Major and Minor Program Codes

Active Undergraduate Programs 2021-22

All majors offered by SUNY Cortland are listed on the Inventory of Registered Degree and Certification Programs maintained by the New York State Education Department. The number assigned to each major is referred to as the Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) Code. This table may not represent all concentrations offered at SUNY Cortland. For more information, contact New York State Education Department, Office of Higher Education and the Professions, Cultural Education Center, Room 5B28, Albany, N.Y. 12230.

Africana Studies (AFST)

  • Degree: B.A. and minor
  • Program Code: AAS
  • HEGIS: 2211

Concentrations

  • African American Sociological, Political and Community Development: AAS_AASC
  • African and African American History: AAS_AASH

Adolescence Education: Social Studies (7-12)

  • Degree: B.A.
  • Program Code: SST_AAS
  • HEGIS: 2201

Minor

  • African American Studies: AAS

Art and Art History (ART)

  • Degree: B.A., B.F.A. and minor
  • HEGIS: 1002

Concentrations

  • Art History: ART_ARTH
  • Studio Art: ART_ARTS

Art Studio

  • Degree: B.F.A.
  • Program Code: BFAS
  • HEGIS: 1002

Graphic Design and Digital Media

  • Degree: B.A. and minor
  • Program Code: GDDM
  • HEGIS: 1009

Minors

  • Art: Minor With a Specialization in Art History: ARTH
  • Art: Minor With a Specialization in Studio Art: ARTS

Asian/Middle Eastern Studies Minor

  • Degree: Minor
  • Program Code: AMES
  • Department: Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies

Biological Sciences (BIO)

  • Degrees: B.S. and minor
  • Program Code: BIO
  • HEGIS: 0401

Concentration

  • Environmental Science: BIO_ENVS

Adolescence Education: Biology (7-12)

  • Degree: B.S
  • Program Code: ABI
  • HEGIS: 0401

Biomedical Sciences

  • Degrees: B.S
  • Program Code: BMS
  • HEGIS: 0499

Conservation Biology

  • Degrees: B.S
  • Program Code: CON
  • HEGIS: 0420

Chemistry (CHE)

  • Degrees: B.A., B.S. and minor
  • Program Code: CHM
  • HEGIS: 1905

Concentrations

  • Environmental Science:  CHM_ENVS

Adolescence Education: Chemistry (7-12)

  • Degree: B.S.
  • Program Code: ACM
  • HEGIS: 1905

Biochemistry

  • Degrees: B.S.
  • Program Code: BCH
  • HEGIS: 0414

Chemistry/Engineering (3+2)

  • Degree: B.S.
  • Program Code: CEN
  • HEGIS: 1905

Childhood and Early Childhood Education (CECE)

Early Childhood and Childhood Education (Birth-6)

  • Degree: B.S.
  • Program Code: ECD
  • HEGIS: 0802
  • One of the following concentrations may be selected with the major:

    • English Language Arts: ELAC
    • Environmental Studies: ENSC
    • Humanities: HUMT
    • Mathematics: MTHC
    • Social Sciences: SSCH
    • Urban Studies: UST

Inclusive Early Childhood Education (Birth-2)

  • Degree: B.S.
  • Program Code: ECI
  • HEGIS: 0823

One of the following concentrations may be selected with the major:

  • English Language Arts: ELEI
  • Environmental Studies: ESEI
  • Humanities: HMEI
  • Mathematics: MTEI
  • Social Sciences: SSEI
  • Urban Studies: USEI

An alternative to the 30-credit-hour concentration is a second major in one of the following approved arts and sciences disciplines.

  • Art and Art History: B.A., ART-ARTH
  • Biology: B.S., BIO
  • Chemistry: B.S., CHE
  • Economics: B.A., ECO
  • English: B.A., ENG
  • French: B.A., FRE
  • Geography: B.S., GRY
  • Geology: B.S., GLY
  • History: B.A., HIS
  • Mathematics: B.S., MAT
  • Musical Theatre: B.A., MUTH
  • Physics: B.S., PHY
  • Political Science: B.A., POL
  • Spanish: B.A., SPA

Communication Disorders and Sciences (CDIS)    

Speech and Hearing Science

  • Degrees: B.S. and minor
  • Program Code: SHS
  • HEGIS: 1220

Concentrations

  • Speech and Hearing Science in Schools:  SHS_SCSH

Communication and Media Studies (COM)

  • Degree: B.A. and minor
  • Program Code: COM
  • HEGIS: 0601

Concentrations

  • Journalism: COM_JOUR
  • Public Relations and Advertising: COM_PRAD
  • Popular Culture: COM_POPC

Cinema Studies

  • Degree: B.S. and minor
  • Program Code: CNM
  • HEGIS: 0605

Media Production

  • Degree: B.S.
  • Program Code: PRO
  • HEGIS: 0605

New Communication Media

  • Degree: B.A.
  • Program Code: NCM
  • HEGIS: 0605

Computer Applications Minor (CAP)

  • Degree: Minor
  • Program Code: CAP
  • HEGIS: 2209

Economics (ECO)

  • Degree: B.A., B.S. and minor
  • Program Code: ECO
  • HEGIS: 2204

Concentration

  • International Political Economy and Public Policy: ECO_IPEP (B.A. or B.S.)

Minors

  • Management: MGT
  • Political Economy and Public Policy: PEPP
  • Entrepreneurship: ENTR

Adolescence Education: Social Studies (7-12)

  • Degree: B.A.
  • Program Code: SST_ECO
  • HEGIS: 2201

Business Economics

  • Degrees: B.A. and B.S.
  • Major Code: BUSE
  • HEGIS: 0517

Concentrations

  • Human Resource Management: BUSE_HRM
  • Environmental Management: BUSE_ENMG
  • Financial Management: BUSE_FMGT
  • International Business and Economics: BUSE_IBE

English (ENG)

  • Degrees: B.A. and minor
  • Program Code: ENG
  • HEGIS: 1501

Adolescence Education: English (7-12)

  • Degree: B.A.
  • Program Code: AEN
  • HEGIS: 1501

Minors with concentration

  • Emphasis in Literature and Writing: ENLW
  • Emphasis in Language and Literature: ENLL
  • Emphasis in Literature: ENL

Professional Writing

  • Degrees: B.A. and minor
  • Program Code: PWRT
  • HEGIS: 1599

Environmental and Outdoor Education Minor

  • Degree: Minor
  • Program Code: EOE
  • Department: Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies

Tracks

  • Environmental Education Interpretation: EOEE
  • Organized Camping: EOEC
  • Outdoor Pursuits: EOEO

Foundations and Social Advocacy (FSA)

Inclusive Childhood Education (1-6)

  • Degree: B.S.
  • Program Code: IEC
  • HEGIS: 0808

Concentrations

  • English and Language Arts Writing: ELWC
  • Environmental Studies: ESTC
  • Humanities: HUMC
  • Mathematics: MTC
  • Social Studies: SOSC
  • Urban Studies: URSC

Geography (GRY)

  • Degrees: B.A. and minor
  • Program Code: GRY
  • HEGIS: 2206

Concentration

  • Emphasis in Tourism Development: B.A. and minor: GRY_TOUR

Adolescence Education: Social Studies (7-12)

  • Degree: B.A.
  • Program Code: SST_GRY
  • HEGIS: 2201

Geographic Information Systems

  • Degrees: B.S. and minor
  • Program Code: GIS
  • HEGIS: 2206

Concentrations

  • Advanced Geospatial Applications: GIS_AGAP
  • Computer Techniques: GIS_CTEC
  • Demographics and Business Geographics: GIS_DBG
  • Environmental Science: GIS_ENVS

Geology (GLY)

  • Degrees: B.A., B.S. and minor
  • Program Code: GLY
  • HEGIS: 1914

Adolescence Education: Earth Science (7-12)

  • Degree: B.S.
  • Program Code: AES
  • HEGIS: 1914

Environmental Geoscience

  • Degree: B.S.
  • Program Code: ENVG
  • HEGIS: 1914

Health (HEA)

Community Health

  • Degree: B.S.
  • Program Code: CHEA
  • HEGIS: 1299

Concentrations

  • Allied Health: CHEA_ALLH
  • College Health Promotion and Prevention: CHEA_CHPP
  • Environmental Health: CHEA_ENVH
  • International Health: CHEA_INTH
  • Wellness and Health Promotion: CHEA_WELL

Health Education

  • Degree: B.S.Ed.
  • Program Code: HEC
  • HEGIS: 0837

Concentrations

  • College Health Promotion and Prevention Services: HEC_CHPP
  • International Health: HEC_INTH
  • Wellness and Health Promotion: HEC_WELL

Healthcare Management

  • Degree: B.S.Ed.
  • Program Code: HCM
  • HEGIS: 1202

Human Service Studies

  • Degree: B.S.
  • Program Code: HUS
  • HEGIS: 2101

History (HIS)

  • Degrees: B.A. and minor
  • Program Code: HIS
  • HEGIS: 2205

Adolescence Education: Social Studies (7-12)

  • Degree: B.A.
  • Program Code: SST_HIS
  • HEGIS: 2201

Individualized Degree Program

School of Arts and Sciences

  • Degrees: B.A./B.S.
  • Program Code: IDP
  • HEGIS: 4901

International Studies (IST)

  • Degrees: B.A. and minor  
  • HEGIS: 2210

Concentrations

  • Africa (area concentration): IST_AFRI
  • Asia and Pacific Basin (area concentration): IST_ASIA
  • Culture and Global Development (disciplinary concentration): IST_CGLO
  • Europe (area concentration): IST_EURO
  • Geography (disciplinary concentration): IST_GRY
  • Global Economic Systems (disciplinary concentration): IST_GES
  • Global Political Systems (disciplinary concentration): IST_GPS
  • Historical Development (disciplinary concentration): IST_HDEV
  • International Health and Environment (disciplinary concentration): IST_IHLH
  • Latin America (area concentration): IST_LATA

Jewish Studies Minor

  • Degree: Minor
  • Program Code: JST
  • Department: Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies

Kinesiology (KIN)

Coaching

  • Degree: B.S.
  • Program Code: CCH
  • HEGIS: 0835

Exercise Science

  • Degree: B.S. and minor
  • Program Code: EXSC
  • HEGIS: 0835

Concentrations

  • Pre- Physical Therapy: EXS_PPT
  • Pre- Occupational Therapy: EXS_POT
  • Pre- Athletic Training: EXS_PAT

Fitness Development

  • Degree: B.S.
  • Program Code: FIT
  • HEGIS: 0835

Sport Studies

  • Degree: B.S. and minor
  • Program Code: SPST
  • HEGIS: 0835

Latino and Latin American Studies Minor (LLAS)

  • Degree: Minor
  • Program Code: LLAS
  • Department: Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies

Mathematics (MAT)

  • Degrees: B.A., B.S. and minor
  • Program Code: MAT
  • HEGIS: 1701

Adolescence Education: Mathematics (7-12)

  • Degree: B.A. and B.S.
  • Program Code: AEM
  • HEGIS: 1701

Modern Languages (MDL)

Adolescence Education

Majors

  • French: AFR, HEGIS: 1102
  • French and Spanish: AFS, HEGIS: 1199
  • Spanish: ASP, HEGIS: 1105

French

  • Degrees: B.A. and minor
  • Program Code: FRE
  • HEGIS: 1102

Spanish

  • Degrees: B.A. and minor
  • Program Code: SPA
  • HEGIS: 1105

Teaching English as a Second Language (certification)

  • Degree: B.A. and minor
  • Program Code: ESL_CERT
  • HEGIS: 1508

Teaching English as a Second Language (non-certification)

  • Degrees: B.A. and minor
  • Program Code: ESL_NCRT
  • HEGIS: 1508

Native American Studies Minor

  • Degree: Minor
  • Program Code: NAMS
  • Department: Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies

Performing Arts (PERF)

Musical Theatre

  • Degree: B.A.
  • Program Code: MUTH
  • HEGIS: 1099
  • Musical Theatre

    • Degree: B.F.A.
    • Program Code: MSTH
    • HEGIS: 1099

Minors

  • American Musical Theatre: AMTH

Philosophy (PHI)

Social Philosophy

  • Degree: B.A.
  • Program Code: SPHI
  • HEGIS: 1509

Minors

  • Peace and Conflict Studies: PCS
  • Social Philosophy: SPHI

Physical Education (PED)

Physical Education

  • Degree: B.S.
  • Program Code: PEM
  • HEGIS: 0835

Concentrations

  • Adapted Physical Education: PEM_ADPE
  • Outdoor Adventure Education: PEM-OAE

Physics (PHY)

  • Degrees: B.S. and minor
  • Program Code: PHY
  • HEGIS: 1902

Concentrations

  • Environmental Science: PHY_ENVS
  • Geophysics: PHY_GEOP

Adolescence Education: Physics (7-12)

  • Program Code: APH
  • HEGIS: 1902

Adolescence Education: Physics and Mathematics (7-12)

  • Program Code: APM
  • HEGIS: 1902

Physics Leading to 3+2 Engineering

  • Degree: B.S. only
  • Program Code: PEN
  • HEGIS: 1902

Political Science (POL)

  • Degree: B.A. and minor
  • Program Code: POL
  • HEGIS: 2207

Concentration

  • Law and Justice: POL_LAJU

Adolescence Education: Social Studies (7-12)

  • Degree: B.A.
  • Program Code: SST_POL
  • HEGIS: 2201

Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Degree: B.S.
  • Program Code: PADP
  • HEGIS: 2101

Minors

  • Comparative Politics and International Relations: POL_CPIR
  • Law and Justice: LAJU
  • Public Administration and Public Policy: POL_PADM

Pre-Major

  • Program Code: PRE
  • HEGIS: 4901

Psychology (PSY)

  • Degrees: B.A., B.S. and minor
  • Program Code: PSY
  • HEGIS: 2001

Minors

  • Psychology of Individuals With Disabilities: PSYD 

Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies (RPLS)

Recreation

  • Degree: B.S.
  • Program Code: REC
  • HEGIS: 2103

Concentrations

  • Leisure/Recreation Program Delivery: REC_LRPD
  • Camp Management: REC_CAMP

Outdoor Recreation

  • Degree: B.S.
  • Program Code: OREC
  • HEGIS: 2103

Concentrations

  • Environmental and Cultural Interpretation: OREC_ENV
  • Natural Resource Recreation Management: OREC_NRRM
  • Outdoor Leadership: OREC_LEAD

Recreation Management

  • Degree: B.S.
  • Program Code: RMGT
  • HEGIS: 2103

Therapeutic Recreation

  • Degree: B.S.
  • Program Code: TR
  • HEGIS: 2199
  • Minor

    • Environmental and Outdoor Education: EOE

Selected Studies

School of Education (ED)

  • Degree: B.A. or B.S.
    Program Code: SEL_ED
  • HEGIS: 4901

School of Professional Studies (PS)

  • Degree: B.A. or B.S.
  • Program Code: SEL_PS
  • HEGIS: 4901

Social Studies

Adolescence Education: Social Studies (7-12)

  • Program Code: SST
  • HEGIS: 2201

Program requires a second major:

  • African American Studies: B.A., SST_AAS
  • Anthropology: B.A., SST_ANT
  • Economics: B.A., SST_ECO
  • Geography: B.A., SST_GRY
  • History: B.A., SST_HIS
  • Political Science: B.A., SST_POL
  • Sociology: B.A., SST_SOC

Sociology and Anthropology (SOC)

Adolescence Education: Social Studies (7-12)

  • Degree: B.A.
  • HEGIS: 2201

Majors

  • Anthropology: SST_ANT
  • Sociology: SST_SOC

Anthropology

  • Degree: B.A. and minor
  • Program Code: ANT
  • HEGIS: 2202

Concentrations

  • Action Anthropology: ACT
  • Ethnic Studies: ETHS

Archaeology: America's Archaeology

  • Degrees: B.A. and minor
  • Program Code: ARC
  • HEGIS: 2203
  • Concentrations

    • Americas Archaeology: AARC
    • World Archaeology: WARC

Criminology

  • Degree: B.A.
  • Program Code: CRIM
  • HEGIS: 2208

Sociology

  • Degree: B.A. and minor
  • Program Code: SOC
  • HEGIS: 2208

Concentrations

  • Criminology: SOC_CRIM
  • Social Gerontology (B.A. and minor): SOC_SGRT

Sport Management (SPMG)

  • Degrees: B.S. and minor
  • Program Code: SPMG
  • HEGIS: 0599

Concentrations (optional)

  • Intercollegiate Administration: SPMG_IAC
  • International Sport Management: SPMG_ISMC
  • Sport Facilities and Event Management: SPMG_SFEM
  • Sport Media and Technology: SPMG_SMTC
  • Sport Sales and Marketing: SPMG_SSMC

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Minor

  • Degree: Minor
  • Program Code: WGSS
  • Department: Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies