Description of Data Element 01241





NAME:         GPA - Completed Bachelor's Degree Pgm                             



NUMBER:       01241                                                             



FILES/TABLES: TEF                                                               



INTENT:                                                                         
   Pre-service State Approved Teacher Preparation Program Reporting             



DEFINITION:                                                                     
   The grade point average based on a 4.0 system used in awarding               
   the baccalaureate degree.                                                    



EDIT:                                                                           
   DIAGNOSTIC MESSAGE                                     ERROR LEVEL           
   GPA > 4.00 AND GPA < 9.98                              CRITICAL              
        TEF                                                                     
   NE 0-4.0, 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 obtained a baccalaureate degree or above,              
   this GPA is the GPA associated with the bachelor's degree.                   
   A GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale is required.  For those who             
   have not completed a bachelor's degree, this will be coded 9.99              



REFERENCES:                                                                     
   FAC 6A-5.066                                                                 



DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 9(1)V9(2)                                              
   COLUMN NAME:          GPA_BAC_EDU                                            
   SHORT NAME:           GPABAC                                                 



CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  05/22/01                                                   



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