Description of Data Element 01275





NAME:         GPA - General Education Component                                 



NUMBER:       01275                                                             



FILES/TABLES: TEF<                                                              



INTENT:                                                                         
   Pre-service State Approved Teacher Preparation Program Reporting             



DEFINITION:                                                                     
   The grade point average based on a 4.0 system for the general                
   education component of undergraduate studies.                                



EDIT:                                                                           
   DIAGNOSTIC MESSAGE                                     ERROR LEVEL           
   GPA > 4.00 AND GPA < 9.98                              CRITICAL              
        TEF                                                                     
   NE 04.0, 9.99                                         CRITICAL              
        TEF                                                                     
   NON-NUMERIC                                            CRITICAL              
        TEF                                                                     
   ZERO INVALID                                           CRITICAL              
        TEF                                                                     
   FREQUENCY COUNTS WILL BE PERFORMED ON                  FREQUENCY             
        TEF                                                                     



CODING INSTRUCTIONS:                                                            
   For students who have not received a baccalaureate degree or                 
   above, a GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale on the general                   
   education component is required.  For students who meet the                  
   criteria by other reported means, or who do not meet the                     
   requirement, code 9.99                                                       



REFERENCES:                                                                     
   FAC 6A-5.066                                                                 



DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 9(1)V9(2)                                              
   COLUMN NAME:          GPA_GEN_EDU                                            
   SHORT NAME:           GPAGEN                                                 



CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  05/22/01                                                   



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