Federal CIP Code Definitions

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS.

15.1305
Electrical/Electronics Drafting and Electrical/Electronics CAD/CADD.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to develop working schematics and representations in support of electrical/electronic engineers, computer engineers, and related professionals. Includes instruction in basic electronics, electrical systems and computer layouts; electrode-mechanical drafting; manufacturing circuitry; computer-aided drafting (CAD); and electrical systems specification interpretation.

15.1306
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to develop working drawings and electronic simulations in support of mechanical and industrial engineers, and related professionals. Includes instruction in manufacturing materials and processes, mechanical drafting, electrode-mechanical drafting, basic metallurgy, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, blueprint reading, and technical communication.

15.1399
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other.

Any instructional program in drafting/design engineering technologies not listed above.

15.1401
Nuclear Engineering Technology/Technician.

A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering, knowledge and technical skills in support of engineer and other professionals operating nuclear facilities and engaged in nuclear applications and safety procedures. Includes instruction in physics, nuclear science, nuclear systems, nuclear plant and systems design, radiological safety, radiological applications, and applicable law and regulations.

15.1501
Engineering/Industrial Management.

A program that focuses on the application of engineering principles to the planning and operational management of industrial and manufacturing operations, and prepares individuals to plan and manage such operations. Includes instruction in accounting, engineering economy, financial management, industrial and human resources management, industrial psychology, management information systems, mathematical modeling and optimization, quality control, operations research, safety and health issues, and environmental program management.

15.1502
Engineering Design.

An instructional program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to engineering problems involving marrying or coordinating multiple dissimilar systems to carry out single functions or achieve common purposes, organizing system components for maximum flexibility and utility, planning engineering projects involving multiple tasks and design solutions, planning design testing and evaluation procedures, resolving specification and requirement conflicts, and choosing among competing theoretical solutions. Note: this program was re-instated after being deleted from CIP 2000; previously, it was coded as 14.2901.

15.1503
Packaging Science.

A program that focuses on the application of scientific, technological, design, and business principles to the development of packages and packaging materials, including raw material production, conversion of raw materials into usable forms, design, distribution, and post-use recycling and reuse. Includes instruction in principles of packaging, materials sciences, distribution and transportation, engineering and technology, graphic design, packaging regulations, and business and marketing.

15.1599
Engineering-Related Fields, Other.

Any instructional program in engineering-related fields not listed above.

15.1601
Nanotechnology.

A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical, scientific, and engineering principles and technical skills to manipulate matter at the atomic and molecular level (in the range of 1-100 nanometers) and to design, fabricate, and integrate nanoscale structures, devices, and systems. Includes instruction in materials science, thermodynamics, nanomaterials, nanoelectronics, and nano/micro device fabrication and testing.

15.9999
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other.

Any instructional program in engineering technologies and engineering-related fields not listed above.

FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

16.0101
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.

A general program that focuses on one or more modern foreign languages that is not specific as to the name of the language(s) studied; that is otherwise undifferentiated; or that introduces students to language studies at the basic/elementary level.

16.0102
Linguistics.

A program that focuses on language, language development, and relationships among languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective. Includes instruction in subjects such as psycholinguistics, behavioral linguistics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, mathematical and computational linguistics, grammatical theory and theoretical linguistics, philosophical linguistics, philology and historical linguistics, comparative linguistics, phonetics, phonemics, dialectology, semantics, functional grammar and linguistics, language typology, lexicography, morphology and syntax, orthography, stylistics, structuralism, rhetoric, and applications to artificial intelligence.

16.0103
Language Interpretation and Translation.

A program that prepares individuals to be professional interpreters and/or translators of documents and data files, either from English or (Canadian) French into another language or languages or vice versa. Includes intensive instruction in one or more foreign languages plus instruction in subjects such as single- and multiple-language interpretation, one- or two-way interpretation, simultaneous interpretation, general and literary translation, business translation, technical translation, and other specific applications of linguistic skills.

16.0104
Comparative Literature.

A program that focuses on two or more literary traditions in the original languages or in translation. Includes instruction in comparative linguistics; applicable foreign languages; English/French language and literature; literary criticism; and applications to genre, period, national, and textual studies as well as literary forms such as poetry, prose, and drama.

16.0105
Applied Linguistics.

A program that focuses on language-related concerns in the everyday world, including language education, acquisition of first and additional languages, discourse analysis, language assessment, literacy, and language policy and planning. Includes instruction in linguistic theory; language teaching and learning; discourse analysis; language and cognition; and language, culture, and identity.

16.0199
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other.

Any instructional program in linguistic, comparative, and related language studies and services not listed above.

16.0201
African Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.

A program that focuses on one or more of the languages native to the African continent, including, but not limited to, Bantu languages, Nilo-Saharan languages, Niger-Congo languages, Khoisan languages, and the Chadic and Ethiopic languages of the Hamito-Semitic language family. Includes instruction in philology, dialects, and oral and written literatures.

16.0300
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.

A general program that focuses on one or more of the languages of East Asia, including, but not limited to, the Sino-Tibetan, Japanese, and Korean languages. Includes instruction in philology; linguistics; dialects and pidgins; literature; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.0301
Chinese Language and Literature.

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

16.0302
Japanese Language and Literature.

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

16.0303
Korean Language and Literature.

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

16.0304
Tibetan Language and Literature.

A program that focuses on the Tibetan language. Includes instruction in philology; secular and religious Tibetan; dialects; and applications to business, science/technology, Buddhist studies, and other settings.

16.0399
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.

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

16.0400
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.

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

16.0401
Baltic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.

A program that focuses on the languages of the Baltic peoples, including, but not limited to, the modern languages of Latvian and Lithuanian, and extinct languages such as Old Prussian and Curionian. Includes instruction in philology; literature; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.0402
Russian Language and Literature.

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

16.0404
Albanian Language and Literature.

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

16.0405
Bulgarian Language and Literature.

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

16.0406
Czech Language and Literature.

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

16.0407
Polish Language and Literature.

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

16.0408
Bosnian, Serbian, and Croatian Languages and Literatures.

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

16.0409
Slovak Language and Literature.

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

16.0410
Ukrainian Language and Literature.

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

16.0499
Slavic, Baltic, and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.

A program that focuses on Slavic languages, literatures, and linguistics not listed above.

16.0500
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.

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

16.0501
German Language and Literature.

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

16.0502
Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.

A program that focuses on one or more of the languages, literatures, and linguistics of the peoples of Scandinavia and associated Northern European island groups. Programs may involve multiple languages and language families, not be specific as to the name of the language(s) studied, or be otherwise undifferentiated.

16.0503
Danish Language and Literature.

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

16.0504
Dutch/Flemish Language and Literature.

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

16.0505
Norwegian Language and Literature.

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

16.0506
Swedish Language and Literature.

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

16.0599
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.

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

16.0601
Modern Greek Language and Literature.

A program that focuses on the development and use of the Greek language in the period dating from the late 15th century to the present. Includes instruction in modern Greek literature, current Greek dialects, and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

16.0700
South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.

A general program that focuses on one or more of the languages, literatures, and linguistics of the peoples of the Indian subcontinent and associated borderlands and island groups.

16.0701
Hindi Language and Literature.

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

16.0702
Sanskrit and Classical Indian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.

A program that focuses on Sanskrit and related ancient and classical Indo-Aryan languages. Includes instruction in Vedic and Classical Sanskrit, Pali and other Prakrits, and the historical development of Indo-Aryan languages and their relation to Indo-European languages such as Greek, Latin and the Baltic languages.

16.0704
Bengali Language and Literature.

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

16.0705
Punjabi Language and Literature.

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

16.0706
Tamil Language and Literature.

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

16.0707
Urdu Language and Literature.

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

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