Description of Data Element 01476





NAME:         Catalog - Term for Degree                                         



NUMBER:       01476                                                             



FILES/TABLES: HTD   RET                                                         
COMPONENTS:   01444 01445                                                       



DEFINITION:                                                                     
   The catalog term used for determining degree requirements.                   



EDIT:                                                                           
   DIAGNOSTIC MESSAGE                                     ERROR LEVEL           
   MISSING OR INVALID                                     CRITICAL              
        HTD                                                                     
   > TEN YEARS PRIOR TO TERM DATE                         WARNING               
        HTD                                                                     



CODING INSTRUCTIONS:                                                            
   Must be a valid year within 10 years of the term date.                       
   For Retention this data element is program generated from HTD.               



ALGORITHM:                                                                      
   For Retention:  A missing value of '.' is generated if there             <   
      is no match to the Hours to Degree File                               <   



DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: YYYYMM                                                 
   COLUMN NAME:          CATALOG_TERM                                           
   SHORT NAME:           CATTERM                                                



CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  02/11/05                                                   



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