Legend to Understanding the Degree Plans

Due to some course requirement being able to be fulfilled by a variety of courses, the degree plans use placeholders as a way to denote the type of course that they should register for. Below is a complete list of the most used placeholders.

Foundational Studies Placeholders

  • FS COMM – Foundational Studies Communication
  • FS ESR – Foundational Studies Ethics & Social Responsibility
  • FS FPA – Foundational Studies Fine & Performing Arts
  • FS GPCD – Foundational Studies Global Perspectives & Cultural Diversity
  • FS HIST – Foundational Studies History
  • FS HLTH – Foundational Studies Health & Wellness
  • FS JRCMP – Foundational Studies Junior Composition
  • FS LS – Foundational Studies Literary Studies
  • FS LSC – Foundational Studies Laboratory Science
  • FS NNL – Foundational Studies Non-Native Language
  • FS QLM – Foundational Studies Quantitative Literacy/Math
  • FS SBS – Foundational Studies Social Behavioral Science
  • FS UDIE – Foundational Studies Upper Division Integrative Elective

A complete listing of the courses that fulfill these requirements can be found at: http://www.indstate.edu/fs/approvedCourses.htm

Major Placeholders

  • MAJR ELECG – General Elective
  • MAJR ELECM – Major Specific Elective
  • MAJR ELECU – Upper Division Major Elective
  • MAJR EMTR – Major Concentration, Emphasis, or Track
  • MAJR MINEL – Minor or Elective
  • MAJR MNELU – Upper Division Minor Elective