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ABE - Adult Basic Education
ACCT - Accounting

AE - Adult Education

AFI - Adjunct Faculty Institute (for new adjunct faculty)
ALS - Alternative Learning Solutions
ANGEL - Online Learning Management Suite

ARAB - Arabic
ARC - Academic Resource Center
ARCH - Architectural Design Technology
ARTS - Art
ATC - Applied Technology Center
AUTB- Auto Collision Technology
AUTT - Automotive Technology

BIOS - Biology
BOG - Board of Governors
BSAD - Business Management
BTS - Bridge to Success

CAP - Centralized Acquisition Processing
CDS - Curriculum Design Studio
CHEM - Chemistry
CHIN - Chinese
CHRM - Culinary, Hospitality, Research and Management
CLEAR - Center for Learning Effectiveness, Assessment and Research
CRIM - Criminal Justice
CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant
CNST - Construction Technology
CON - Connector Building (located in the center portion of the South Omaha Campus)

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DENT - Dental Assisting
DESL - Diesel Technology
DRAF - Mechanical Design Technology
DSS - Disability Support Counselor

ECED - Early Childhood Educator
ECH - Equivalent Credit Hour
ECON - Economics
EDUC - Education

EVC - Elkhorn Valley Campus
EIMA - Electronic Imaging & Media Art
ELTR - Electrical Technology

ELAP - Electrical Apprenticeship
ELEC - Electronics Technology
Email Alias - Group mailing list
ENGL- English

ENGR - Engineering

ENTR - Entrepreneurship
ESLX - English-as-a-Second Language
EVC – Elkhorn Valley Campus

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
FERPA - Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
FINA - Finance
FIST - Fire Science Technology
FOC – Fort Omaha Campus
Forms Bank - a collection of forms used within MCC which are stored electronically and are available to print
FRC – Fremont Area Center
FREN - French
FX - Final grade denoting an absence related failure

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GCAD - Graphic Communication Arts and Design
GEOG - Geography
GERM - German
GTW - Gateway to College

HCIA - Healthcare Information & Administration

HIMS - Health Information Management Systems
HIST - History

HITP - Health Information Technology Program
HLTH - Health
HMRL - Human Relations
HMSV - Human Services
HORT - Horticulture
HUMS - Humanities
HVAC - Heating, A/C, and Refrigeration
HYB - Hybrid class

ICA - Institute for the Culinary Arts
IDS - Instructional Design Services
IDST - Independent Study
IFEX - Institute for Faculty Excellence
INCT- Industrial and Commercial Trades
INFO - Information Technology
INSU - Insurance
INTP - Internship
ITC - Industrial Trade Center (located on the east side of the South Omaha Campus)
INTD - Interior Design
ITS - Information Technology Services

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JAPN - Japanese

LANG - Languages and Language Interpretation
LAWS - Legal Studies
ListServ - An electronic mailing list

MHY – Mahoney Building (located on the west side of the South Omaha Campus)
MATH - Mathematics
MCC - Metropolitan Community College
MDST - Medical Assisting

Metro - Metropolitan Community College (old abbreviation)
MUSC - Music
My Services - Online grading system

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NFI - New Faculty Institute (for new full-time faculty)

NURS - Nursing Program

OFT - Offutt Air Force Base
OPH - Omaha Community Playhouse

PETS - Practicing Excellent Teaching Strategies
PHED - Physical Education
PHIL - Philosophy
PHOT - Photography
PHYS - Physics
PKI - University of NE at Omaha South Campus at Aksarben
PLAP - Plumbing Apprenticeship
POLS - Political Science
PROT - Process Operations Technology
PSYC - Psychology
Public Folders - Folders maintained in MCC's email system providing a location to store files online for staff and faculty
PWE - Participatory Work Environment

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RDLS - Reading and Learning Skills
REES - Real Estate
RESP - Respiratory Care Technology

SCET - Civil Engineering Technology
SCIE - Science
SLIS - Sign Language Studies
SOCI - Sociology
SOC – South Omaha Campus
SOS - Student Online Services
SOWK - Social Work
SPAN - Spanish
SPCH - Speech
SRA - Supplemental Retirement Annuity
SRP - Sarpy Center

TE@M - Teacher Education @ Metro (known as TEAM)
- Theatre
TLC - The Learning Connection (newsletter)
TREC Center- Transition Education Center
TRiO - Student Retention Services

UTIL - Utility Line Technician

VACA - Video/Audio Communication Arts

WCC - Washington County Technology Center (Blair, NE)
WELD- Welding
WORK - Workpace Skills
WX - Denotes instructor withdrawal from class for student non-attendance prior to the census date

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Updated 2/22/12

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