Caltech Accreditation

Acronym List

ACM
Applied and Computational Mathematics
APh
Applied Physics
ARC
Academics and Research Committee
AO
Announcement of Opportunity (SURF)
Ay
Astrophysics
Bi
Biology
BE
Bioengineering
BIO
Division of Biology
BMB
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
BoC
Board of Control
BUSAC
Biology Undergraduate Student Advisory Committee
CC
Curriculum Committee
CCE
Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
CCSC
Core Curriculum Steering Committee
CCTF
Core Curriculum Task Force
CFR
Criteria for Review
Ch
Chemistry
ChE
Chemical Engineering
CIRP
Cooperative Institutional Research Program
CNS
Computational and Neural Systems
CPET
Caltech Project for Effective Teaching
CPR
Capacity and Preparatory Review
CS
Computer Science
CUE
Council on Undergraduate Education
EAS
Division of Engineering and Applied Science, and the undergraduate option in engineering in applied science
EE
Electrical Engineering
EER
Educational and Effectiveness Review
ESE
Environmental Science and Engineering
FERPA
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
FSRI
Freshmen Summer Research Institute
GPS
Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences
HSS
Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
IST
Information Science and Technology
JPL
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Ma
Mathematics
ME
Mechanical Engineering
NuSTAR
Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array
Ph
Physics
PMA
Division of Physics, Mathematics, and Astronomy
RA
Resident Associate
SFC
Student-Faculty Conference
SURF
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
TA
Teaching Assistant
TQFR
Teaching Quality Feedback Report
WASC
Western Association of Schools and Colleges
YESS
Young Engineering and Sciences Scholars