Description of Data Element 01088





NAME:         Term Credit Hours for GPA                                         



NUMBER:       01088                                                             



FILES/TABLES: RET   SDCF                                                        



INTENT:                                                                         
   Community Colleges Follow-Up Study                                           
   Student Flow Research                                                        



DEFINITION:                                                                     
   Total credit hours for the current term which                                
   are to be used for grade point average calculation                           
   based on a 4.0 system.                                                       



EDIT:                                                                           
   DIAGNOSTIC MESSAGE                                     ERROR LEVEL           
   NON-NUMERIC                                            CRITICAL              
        SDCF                                                                    
   FREQUENCY COUNTS WILL BE PERFORMED ON                  FREQUENCY             
        SDCF                                                                    



CODING INSTRUCTIONS:                                                            
   This element does not include hours for pass/fail courses, non-              
   instructional courses, or audits, etc.                                       



DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 9(2)V9                                                 
   COLUMN NAME:          TERM_CRD_HRS_GPA                                       
   SHORT NAME:           GATHRS                                                 



CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  08/23/95                                                   



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