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Major and Minor Program Codes

Active Undergraduate Programs 2022-23

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.

Advisement (ADV)

  • Program Code: PRE
  • HEGIS: 4901

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

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

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

Center for Advancement of Technology in Education (CATE)

      • Minors
      • Computer Applications: (CAP)

      Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies (CGIS)

          • Minors
          • Asian/Middle Eastern Studies: AMES
          • Latino and Latin American Studies: LLAS
          • Native American Studies: NAMS
          • Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: WGSS

          Communication Disorders and Sciences (CSD)    

          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_POP

          Cinema Studies

          • Degree: B.A. 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

          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

          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.
          • 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 (IDP)

          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 (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_LAT

          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: EXSC_PPT
          • Pre- Occupational Therapy: EXSC_POT
          • Pre- Athletic Training: EXSC_PAT

          Fitness Development

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

          Sport Studies

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

          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 (non-certification)
          • Degrees: B.A. and minor
          • Program Code: ESL_NCRT
          • HEGIS: 1508

          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.Ed.
          • 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

          • Law and Justice: LAJU
          • Political Science Minor with an Emphasis in Comparative Politics and International Relations: POL_CPIR
          • Political Science Minor with an Emphasis in Public Administration and Public Policy: POL_PADM

          Psychology (PSY)

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

          Minors

          • Psychology of Individuals With Disabilities: PSYD 
          • Forensic Psychology: FPSY

          Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies (REC)

          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

          Tracks

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

          Selected Studies (SEL)

          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
          • Forensic Anthropology: FANT
          • Museum Studies: MUSE

          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

          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