Federal CIP Code Definitions

FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

16.0799
South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.

Any instructional program in South Asian languages, literatures, and linguistics not listed above.

16.0801
Iranian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.

A program that focuses on the languages used in ancient, medieval, and modern Iran and its border regions, including modern Persian, Avestan/Old Persian, and related modern and extinct languages. Includes instruction in applications of modern Persian and other languages in business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.0900
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.

A general program that focuses on one or more of the Romance languages of Western, Central, and Southern Europe. Includes instruction in philology; linguistics; dialects and pidgins; literature; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.0901
French Language and Literature.

A program that focuses on the French language and related dialects and creoles. Includes instruction in philology; Metropolitan French; Canadian French; African and Caribbean Creoles; dialects; and applications in business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.0902
Italian Language and Literature.

A program that focuses on the Italian language and related dialects. Includes instruction in philology; dialects; and applications in business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.0904
Portuguese Language and Literature.

A program that focuses on the Portuguese language and related dialects. Includes instruction in philology; Metropolitan Portuguese; Luso-Brazilian Portuguese; dialects; and applications in business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.0905
Spanish Language and Literature.

A program that focuses on the Spanish language and related dialects. Includes instruction in philology; Modern Castillan; Latin American and regional Spanish dialects; and applications in business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.0906
Romanian Language and Literature.

A program that focuses on the Romanian language and related dialects. Includes instruction in philology; dialects; and applications in business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.0907
Catalan Language and Literature.

A program that focuses on the Catalan language and related dialects. Includes instruction in philology; dialects; and applications in business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.0908
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.

A program that focuses on the languages and literatures of the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking areas of the world, including the Iberian, Latin American, and Lusophone worlds. Includes instruction in Spanish and Portuguese language and linguistics; regional and Latin American dialects; and Spanish, Portuguese, Spanish American, Luso-Brazilian, and Chicano literature.

16.0999
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.

Any instructional program in Romance languages, literatures, and linguistics not listed above.

16.1001
American Indian/Native American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.

A program that focuses on one or more of the languages native to the Western Hemisphere, with an emphasis on American Indian languages, but including other Native American languages. Includes instruction in philology; oral and written literatures; Inuit and Aleut languages; Hawaiian; North American language families, including, but not limited to, Algonkian, Athabascan, Siouan, Muskogean, Iroquoian, Yuman, Mayan, Zapotecan, and Uto-Aztecan; South American language families, including, but not limited to, Andean-Equatorial, Ge-Pano-Carib, and Macro-Chibchan; and other minor languages.

16.1100
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.

A general program that focuses on one or more of the Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic languages of the ancient and modern Middle/Near East, Western Asia, North Africa, and Europe. Includes instruction in philology; linguistics; dialects and pidgins; literature; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.1101
Arabic Language and Literature.

A program that focuses on the Arabic language. Includes instruction in philology; Classical Arabic; Modern Standard Arabic; dialects; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.1102
Hebrew Language and Literature.

A program that focuses on the Hebrew language. Includes instruction in philology; Biblical Hebrew (including Pre- and Post-Exilic scripts); Modern Hebrew; dialects; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.1103
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.

A program that focuses on one or more of the extinct Semitic and/or Non-Semitic languages spoken in the ancient Near East, including those used to write historical Jewish and Christian religious texts. These languages include, but are not limited to, Egyptian/Coptic, Sumerian, Akkadian, Babylonian, Assyrian, Aramaic, Cannanite, Phonecian, Samarian, Ugaritic, Syriac, Mandean, Hattic, Elamite, Hurrian, Hittite, Urartian, Lydian, Luwian, Lycian, Palaic, Sabaean/South Arabian, and other associated languages. Includes instruction in philology, epigraphy, papyrology, numismatics, and textual studies.

16.1199
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.

Any instructional program in Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic languages, literatures, and linguistics not listed above.

16.1200
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.

A general program that focuses on the literary culture of the ancient Graeco-Roman world and the Greek and Latin languages and literatures and their development prior to the fall of the Roman Empire.

16.1202
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature.

A program that focuses on the Greek language and literature from its origins through the fall of the Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Empire, as a secular and/or theological subject. Includes instruction in philology, Attic and Hellenistic dialects, Koine (Biblical) Greek, and Medieval or Byzantine Greek.

16.1203
Latin Language and Literature.

A program that focuses on the Latin language and literature from its origins through its decline and its current ecclesiastical usage, as a secular and/or theological subject. Includes instruction in philology, related Italic dialects, Late Roman and Medieval Latin, and modern Church Latin.

16.1299
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.

Any instructional program in classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics not listed above.

16.1301
Celtic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.

A program that focuses on the historical and modern languages spoken by the Celtic peoples of the British Isles, Continental Europe, and Asia Minor, including, but not limited to, modern languages such as Irish, Scots Gaelic, Welsh, and Breton; and extinct or revived languages such as Cornish, Manx, Galatian, and others. Includes instruction in philology; linguistics; dialects and pidgins; literature; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.1400
Southeast Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.

A general program that focuses on one or more of the modern languages spoken in mainland Southeast Asia and the Indonesian and Philippines Archipelagoes, including, but not limited to, members of the Thai, Tibeto-Burman, and Malayo-Polynesian language families.

16.1401
Australian/Oceanic/Pacific Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.

A program that focuses on the languages native to Papua/New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand, and the island groups of the Pacific Ocean, including, but not limited to, the Papuan languages, the Australian languages, the Micronesian languages, and the Polynesian languages. Includes instruction in philology; linguistics; dialects and pidgins; literature; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.1402
Indonesian/Malay Languages and Literatures.

A program that focuses on the Malay and Indonesian languages. Includes instruction in philology; dialects; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.1403
Burmese Language and Literature.

A program that focuses on the Burmese language. Includes instruction in philology; literature; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.1404
Filipino/Tagalog Language and Literature.

A program that focuses on the modern Filipino/Tagalog language as used in the Philippines. Includes instruction in philology; literature; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.1405
Khmer/Cambodian Language and Literature.

A program that focuses on the Khmer language as spoken in Cambodia. Includes instruction in philology; literature; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.1406
Lao Language and Literature.

A program that focuses on the Lao language. Includes instruction in philology; dialects; literature; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.1407
Thai Language and Literature.

A program that focuses on the Thai languages. Includes instruction in philology; dialects; literature; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.1408
Vietnamese Language and Literature.

A program that focuses on the Vietnamese language. Includes instruction in philology; dialects; literature; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.1499
Southeast Asian and Australasian/Pacific Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.

Any instructional program in Southeast Asian and Australasian/Pacific languages, literatures, and linguistics not listed above.

16.1501
Turkish Language and Literature.

A program that focuses on the Turkish language in either or both of its pre-modern and modern variants. Includes instruction in philology; Ottoman Turkish; Modern Turkish; dialects; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.1502
Uralic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.

A program that focuses on Uralic languages, including, but not limited to, Finnish, Estonian, Karelian, and Sami. Includes instruction in philology; oral and written literatures; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.1503
Hungarian/Magyar Language and Literature.

A program that focuses on the Hungarian language. Includes instruction in philology; literature; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.1504
Mongolian Language and Literature.

A program that focuses on the Mongolian language. Includes instruction in philology; dialects; oral and written literature; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.1599
Turkic, Uralic-Altaic, Caucasian, and Central Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.

Any instructional program in the Turkic, Uralic-Altaic, Caucasian, and Central Asian languages, literatures, and linguistics not listed above.

16.1601
American Sign Language (ASL).

A program that focuses on American Sign Language as a visual and motor medium of communication and discourse for deaf individuals and deaf culture. Includes instruction in the development of ASL, ASL morphology and syntax, signing technique, English translation of ASL, formal and colloquial ASL, and ASL transcription.

16.1602
Linguistics of ASL and Other Sign Languages.

A program that focuses on the scientific and scholarly study of the development, structure, and use of American Sign Language (ASL) and other visual signed languages, both as vehicles for communication within the deaf community and in relation to spoken and written languages. Includes instruction in cognitive linguistics; ASL and sign language phonology, syntax, and morphology; sociolinguistics of the deaf community; comparative linguistics; and studies of specific sign languages, including, but not limited to, ASL, Auslan (Australian Sign Language), LSF (French Sign Language), Shuwa jiten (Japanese Sign Language), HamNoSys (German Sign Language), and Gestuno.

16.1603
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation.

A program that prepares individuals to function as simultaneous interpreters of American Sign Language

16.1699
American Sign Language, Other.

Any instructional program that focuses on American Sign Language as a communication medium or language skill that is not listed above.

16.9999
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.

Any instructional program in foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics not listed above.

FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES.

19.0000
Work and Family Studies.

An introductory program that focuses on family and consumer science concepts and principles at the basic and vocational levels, and the various potential career paths open to interested students. Includes instruction in career, community, and family connections; family and family/consumer resources; human development; interpersonal relationships; nutrition and wellness; parenting; and career possibilities in various related areas.

19.0101
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.

A general program that focuses on family and consumer sciences, including how individuals develop and function in family, work, and community settings and how they relate to their physical, social, emotional, and intellectual environments.

19.0201
Business Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences.

A program that focuses on the relationship between the economy and the consuming individual and family. Includes instruction in consumption theory and practice, the production and distribution of retail goods and services, and the management of business enterprises.

19.0202
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Communication.

A program that focuses on communication of human sciences subject matter and related consumer information to a variety of audiences through print and non-print media.

19.0203
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management.

A program that focuses on product and service promotion from the perspective of individual and family consumers and that prepares individuals to function as consumer management and marketing consultants in for-profit and non-profit enterprises. Includes instruction in applied market research, consumer behavior, product sourcing and distribution, profitability, customer feedback and evaluation methods, promotion and retailing campaign development, and applications to specific domestic and international consumer markets.

19.0299
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Business Services, Other.

Any instructional program in family and consumer sciences/human sciences business services not listed above.

19.0401
Family Resource Management Studies, General.

A general program that focuses on the design and implementation of policies and processes contributing to successful individual and family resource management. Includes instruction in financial goal-setting and strategies; household income, assets, and debt management; preventing and resolving financial difficulties; and the use of relevant public resources.

19.0402
Consumer Economics.

A program that focuses on the application of micro- and macro-economic theory to consumer behavior and individual and family consumption of goods and services. Includes instruction in modeling, economic forecasting, indexing, price theory, and analysis of individual commodities and services and/or groups of related commodities and services.

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