Description of Data Element 01087
NAME: Total Hours Earned at Current Student Degree Level
FILES/TABLES: PSTU RET SDCF
Student Degree Progress
A count of credit hours earned as of the beginning of the
reported term, including any transfer hours and any non-
instructional credit awarded (CLEP, etc.). For unclassified
students this element should reflect the total credit hours
earned at this institution in previous terms.
DIAGNOSTIC MESSAGE ERROR LEVEL
MUST BE GT OR = 01061 CRITICAL
01087 + 01089 MUST BE GE 110 WHERE CRITICAL
01112 = H,U,A,C,N & 01081=B
01087 GT 250.0 CRITICAL
01060=L & 01413=B,H,E -01420=CURR WARNING
TERM & 01087 GT 30
FREQUENCY COUNTS WILL BE PERFORMED ON FREQUENCY
To earn a Bachelor's Degree (1081=B) 1087 must be greater than
110 hours. 110 hours is used to flag students who do not have
enough hours to graduate, though more than 110 hours is needed
This element includes
(1) any credit hours earned prior to formal admission which may
apply to the current degree program.
(2) all credit hours earned after formal admission to the current
This element excludes hours earned by students in course work
determined by the institution to be remedial for them.
This element also includes all transfer hours accepted toward the
baccalaureate degree program.
this element includes all credit hours (including transfer hours)
earned prior to the reported term which are applicable toward the
student's current graduate degree program. (elective hours earned
after student began current program are to be included.)
this element reflects only those hours (including non-
instructional credit) earned at this institution.
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 9(3)V9
COLUMN NAME: TOT_HRS_DEG_LVL
SHORT NAME: STDTHRS
CREATE-CHANGE DATE: 07/05/06
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