Office of the Provost

Butler Acronyms Guide

AMOS

Accounting, Management Information Systems, Operations (COB department)

AR

Analytic Reasoning (Core Curriculum)

BAC

Butler Awards Committee

BBA

Butler Business Accelerator

BBS

Butler Business Scholars (COB spring recruiting event)

BBD

Butler Business Days (COB fall recruiting event)

BCAS

Butler Community Arts School

BCEE

Butler Corporate and Executive Education

BCR

Butler Cultural Requirement (Core Curriculum)

BGS

Beta Gamma Sigma (Business Honor Society)

BIRS

Butler Institute for Research and Scholarship

BLT

Butler Leadership Team

BOT

Board of Trustees

BOV

Board of Visitors (unique to each college)

BSI

Butler Summer Institute

CAT

Center for Academic Technology

CCC

Center for Citizenship and Community

CCOM

College of Communication

CCS

Counseling and Consultation Services

CFV

Center for Faith and Vocation

CGE

Center for Global Education

CHASE

Center for High Achievement and Scholarly Engagement

CI

Campus Impressions

CME

Creative Media and Entertainment (CCOM major)

CMH

Clowes Memorial Hall

COB

College of Business

COE

College of Education

COPHS

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

CSD

Communication Sciences and Disorders (CCOM major)

CSE

Conferences and Special Events

CUE

Center for Urban Ecology

ELF

Economics, Business Law, Finance (COB department)

EPPSP

Experiential Program for Preparing School Principals

FA

Faculty Affairs

FBE

Freshman Business Experience

FYS

First Year Seminar

GHS

Global and Historical Studies (Core Curriculum)

GWSS

Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies

HAC

Holcomb Awards Committee

HLC

Higher Learning Commission

HRC

Health and Recreation Complex

HRMD

Human Resources and Management Development

HUG

Holcomb Undergraduate Grants

IACUC

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

IBC

Institutional Biosafety Committee

ICR

Indianapolis Community Requirement (Core Curriculum)

ICS

Internship and Career Services

IDEA

Individual Development and Educational Assessment

IDP

Interdisciplinary Studies Programs

IFSA

Institute for Study Abroad

IRB

Institutional Review Board

ISS

International Student Services

IT

Information Technology

JCFA

Jordan College of Fine Arts

JV

Journal Voucher

LAS

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

LRC

Learning Resource Center

M&M

Marketing and Management (COB department)

MBA

Master's of Business Administration

METL

Master's in Effective Teaching and Leadership (COE master's program)

MLLC

Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures

MPAcc

Master's of Professional Accounting

MRC

Media, Rhetoric and Culture (CCOM major)

NAC&U

New American Colleges and Universities

NCA

North Central Association

NW

Natural World (Core Curriculum)

OIRA

Office of Institutional Research and Assessment

PAC

Provost Advisory Council

PBK

Phi Beta Kappa

PCA

Perspectives in the Creative Arts (Core Curriculum)

PuLSE

Programs for Leadership and Service Education

PWB

Physical Well Being (Core Curriculum)

R&R

Registration and Records

RFP

Request for Payment

RBE

Real Business Experience

SA

Student Affairs

SAA

Student Academic Affairs

SAG

Senior Administrative Group

SDS

Student Disability Services

SGA

Student Government Association

SOM

School of Music

STS

Science, Technology and Society

SW

Social World (Core Curriculum)

T&I

Texts and Ideas (Core Curriculum)

URC

Undergraduate Research Conference