LIFE UNIVERSITY SPECIFIC
Capitalize the names of departments except when used in a person’s
The Marketing Department recently hired a new marketing
Use lower case for the word “department” when it stands alone:
According to the English Department, Professor Miller has been with
the department for seven years.
Capitalize the field when it’s used to mean the department. Use lower
case for the field when it’s used in a general sense:
He teaches in the Clinical Sciences Department.
He is a clinical sciences professor.
Always capitalize the full name of the quarter:
Use lower case for degree programs, unless used as a University program
or department (see previous):
She is earning her dietetics degree.
She is a dietetics student.
She is enrolled in LIFE’s Dietetics program. (NOTE: In this instance,
“program” is lowercase).
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