Common Acronyms and Abbreviations used at Ohlone College

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AA, A.A.
Associate in Arts
A&R
Admissions and Records
AA-T
Associate in Arts for Transfer
ADA
Americans with Disabilities Act
ADT
Associate Degree for Transfer
AF
Air Force
AJ
Administration of Justice
AH
Allied Health
AMAC
Alternate Media Access Committee
ANTH
Anthropology
AP
Administrative Procedure
ARBC
Arabic
ARMY
Army ROTC
ART
Art
AS, A.S.
Associate in Science
ASL
American Sign Language
ASOC
Associated Students of Ohlone
AS-T
Associate in Science for Transfer
ASTR
Astronomy
ATC
Adaptive Technology Center
ATHL
Athletics
AVP
Associate Vice President
BA, B.A.
Bachelor of Arts
BA
Business Administration
BCLC
Biology and Chemistry Learning Center
BIOL
Biology
BIOT
Biotechnology
BOGW
Board of Governor's Waiver
BP
Board Policy
BRDC
Broadcasting
BS, B.S.
Bachelor of Science
BSM
Business Supervision / Management
CAOT
Computer Applications and Occupational Technology
CARE
Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education
CBOC
Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee
CCC
California Community Colleges
CCLC
Community College League of California
CD
Child Development Center room numbers begin with CD-. This building is now Building 19.
CDC
Child Development Center. This building is now Building 19.
CFS
Consumer and Family Science / Nutrition
CGPA
Cummulative Grade Point Average
CHEM
Chemistry
CHIN
Chinese
CHMT
Chemical Technology
CHS
Chicano Studies
CLC
Chemistry Learning Center
CNET
Computers, Networks, and Emerging Technology
CO
Correctional Officer
COMM
Communication
CPS
Campus Police Services / Safety and Security
CS
Computer Science
CSEA
California School Employees Association
CSU
California State University
CTE
Career Technical Education
DDAS
Deans, Directors, and Administrative Staff
DE
Distance Education - more commonly known as Online Education or eCampus
DEAF
Deaf Education
DEAF, DPP
Deaf Preparatory Program
DSPS
Disabled Students Programs and Services
ECS
Early Childhood Studies
EDT
Entertainment Design & Technology
EDUC
Education
EERC
Employer-Employee Relations Committee
ELC
English Learning Center
ELI
English Language Institute
ENGI
Engineering
ENGL
English
ENVS
Environmental Studies
EOPS
Extended Opportunity Programs and Services
ERP
Enterprise Resource Management
ESL
English as a Second Language
ET
Embedded Tutor
ETEC
Engineering Technology
EV
Electric Vehicle
FA
Financial Aid
FAFSA
Free Application for Federal Student Aid - see Financial Aid
FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions
FP
Room numbers for Fremont Portables begin with FP-
FREN
French
Fr, Fri
Friday
FSa
Friday, Saturday
FT
Fire Technology
GA
Graphic Arts
GE
General Education
GEOG
Geography
GEOL
Geology
GIS
Geographic Information Systems
GPA
Grade Point Average
GSA
Gay Straight Alliance
GURC
Gallaudet University Regional Center
HH
Room numbers for Morris and Alvirda Hyman Center for Business and Technology (Hyman Hall) begin with HH-
HIST
History
HLTH
Health
ICC
Inter-Club Council
ICT
Information Competency Test
ID
Identification
ID
Interior Design
IGETC
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum
IIO
Institutional Improvement Objective
IIPP
Illness and Injury Prevention Program
INT
Interpreter Training
IPP
Interpreter Preparation Program
IS
Interdisciplinary Studies
IT Department
Information Technology Department
JOUR
Journalism
JPNS
Japanese
KIN
Kinesiology
KOHL
KOHL Radio
LAB Program
Learning Alliance for Bioscience Program
LE
Law Enforcement
LRC
Learning Resources Center
LS
Library Science
LSP
Learning Skills Program
M-F
Monday through Friday
M-Th
Monday through Thursday
MA
Master of Arts
MATH
Mathematics
MLC
Math Learning Center
MM
Multimedia
Mo, Mon
Monday
MOB
Make Ohlone Beautiful
MS
Master of Science
MS
Microsoft
MTWTF
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
MTWThF
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
MUS
Music
MW
Monday, Wednesday
MWF
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
N/A
Not applicable
N/A
Not available
NC
Room numbers for Ohlone College Newark Center for Health Sciences and Technology begin with NC (no hyphen)
NCBC
Northern California Bay Area Biotechnology Center
NCHST (more commonly referred to as Newark Center or Newark campus)
Ohlone College Newark Center and Ohlone College Newark Center for Health Sciences and Technology
NFO
New Faculty Orientation
NOC
Newark Ohlone Center (used in WebAdvisor for the "Location" field) (more commonly referred to as Newark Center or Newark campus)
NP
Room numbers for Newark Portables begin with NP-
NTSA
Network Technology and Systems Administration
NUR
Registered Nursing
OCDC
Formerly used acronym for the Ohlone College Deaf Center - now Deaf Studies Division
OCMACEA
Ohlone College Management and Confidential Employees Association (replaced by DDAS)
OCNC (more commonly referred to as Newark Center or Newark campus)
Ohlone College Newark Center for Health Sciences and Technology
OFK
Ohlone for Kids and Teens
ONTV
Ohlone Network Television
PAC
Process Assessment Committee
PD
Personal Development
PDF
Portable Document Format
PE
Physical Education
Ph.D
Doctor of Philosophy
PHIL
Philosophy
PHYS
Physics
PIO
Program Improvement Objective
PIO
Public Information Officer
POND
Professional Ohlone kNowledge Directory
PS
Political Science
PSY
Psychology
PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant
RBOA
Retirement Board of Authority
RE
Real Estate
RFP, RFB, RFQ
Request for Proposals, Request for Bids, Request for Qualifications - see Purchasing and Contracts
RN
Registered Nurse - see Registered Nursing
ROP
Regional Occupation Program - see Career Technical Education
ROTC
Army ROTC
RT
Respiratory Therapist
Sa, Sat
Saturday
SAP
Satisfactory Academic Progress
SaSu
Saturday, Sunday
SC
Room numbers for Gary Soren Smith Center for the Fine and Performing Arts (Smith Center) begin with SC-
SEIU
Service Employees International Union
SEP
Student Education Plan
SLOA
Student Learning Outcomes and Assessment
SLOAC
Student Learning Outcomes and Assessment Committee
SOAR
Social Ohlone And Recognition Committee
SOC
Sociology
SPAN
Spanish
SPCH
Speech and Communication Studies
SSC
Student Services Center [formerly SSB or SSSB: Student Services Building or Student Support Services Building]
SSN
Social Security Number
STAR
Student Transition and Retention Program
STEM
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Programs
STEP Up Ohlone
STEP (Students Together in Education and Prevention) Up Ohlone
Su, Sun
Sunday
TAG
Transfer Admission Guarantee
TBA
To be announced
TBD
To be determined
TD
Theatre and Dance
Th, Thu, Thurs
Thursday
TLC
Teaching and Learning Center
TOP
The Ohlone Pantry
TTh
Tuesday, Thursday
Tu, Tue, Tues
Tuesday
TV
Broadcasting: Film, Television, and Video
UC
University of California
UFO
United Faculty of Ohlone
URL
Uniform Resource Locator - i.e., website address
US, U.S.
United States
USA
United States of America
USD
United States Dollars
VP
Vice President
VTEA
Vocational-Technical Education Act
We, Wed
Wednesday
WEX
Work Experience Education
WF
Wednesday, Friday
WLAN
Wireless Local Area Network
WS
Gender and Women's Studies
WTF
Web Task Force (now defunct)