Description of Data Element 01053





NAME:         Degree - Level Sought                                             



NUMBER:       01053                                                             



FILES/TABLES: PSTU  RET   SDCF                                                  



INTENT:                                                                         
   Student Flow                                                                 
   Program Monitoring                                                           



DEFINITION:                                                                     
   The level of degree that will be awarded pending successful                  
   completion of the student's current degree program.                          



EDIT:                                                                           
   DIAGNOSTIC MESSAGE                                     ERROR LEVEL           
   B, 01060 = A OR B                                      CRITICAL              
        SDCF                                                                    
   E,S,D,R  01060 = L,U                                   CRITICAL              
        SDCF                                                                    
   EQ F,L,V,W,X,P & 01081 NE A,B,F,L,V,W,X,P              CRITICAL              
        SDCF                                                                    
   M,X,V,L,F & 01060 = A,L,U                              CRITICAL              
        SDCF                                                                    
   MISSING OR INVALID                                     CRITICAL              
        SDCF                                                                    
   N, 01060 NOT = N                                       CRITICAL              
        SDCF                                                                    
   NOT N, 01060 = N                                       WARNING               
        SDCF                                                                    
   FREQUENCY COUNTS WILL BE PERFORMED ON                  FREQUENCY             
        SDCF                                                                    



CODING INSTRUCTIONS:                                                            
   A valid code is required on all students.  The following codes               
   are acceptable for Degree-Level Sought: B,D,E,F,L,M,R,S,V,W,X,N.             
   Students in the five year masters level programs at USF in                   
   Vocational Rehabilitation, Speech Language Pathology/Audiology,              
   and Engineering will be coded as Undergraduates (01060) and will             
   not generate an error in Degree - Level Sought.                              



TABLE VALUES:                                                                   
                  *********High School Level Degree Codes                       
   G              GED                                                           
   H              High School Diploma  (Was = I and H Prior 1994-95)            
   U              College-Ready High School Diploma                             
                  *********POSTSECONDARY Level Undergraduate Degree Codes       
   A              Associate in Arts (AA)                                        
   B              Baccalaureate                                                 
   C              Associate in Science (AS)                                     
   J              Associate Degree (Used When AA/AS Is Not Known)               
                  *********POSTSECONDARY Level Graduate Degree Codes            
   D              Doctorate (Was = D Other Doc and H Educ Prior 1994-95)        
   E              Advanced Masters                                              
   F              Dentistry, DDS or DMD                                         
   L              Law, LLB or JD                                                
   M              Masters                                                       
   O              Other                                                         
   P              First Professional (Other Than F, L, V, W or X)               
   R              Engineer  (Was = G Prior to 1994-95)                          
   S              Specialist                                                    
   V              Veterinary Medicine, DVM                                      
   W              Pharmacy (PharmD)                                             
   X              Medicine, MD                                                  
                  *********OTHER                                                
   N              No Degree                                                     
   Z              Not Reported (Was = Z and X Prior to 1994-95)                 



DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: X(1)                                                   
   COLUMN NAME:          DEG_LEVEL_SOUGHT                                       
   SHORT NAME:           DEGSOU                                                 



CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  08/11/06                                                   



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