Description of Data Element 01085





NAME:         Institutional Hours for GPA                                       



NUMBER:       01085                                                             



FILES/TABLES: RET   SDCF                                                        



INTENT:                                                                         
   Program Review                                                               
   Community Colleges Follow-Up Study                                           



DEFINITION:                                                                     
   Total number of credit hours attempted in current degree level           <   
   (Undergraduate, Graduate, First Professional) at reporting               <   
   institution at the beginning of the reporting term to be used            <   
   for calculation of the Grade Point Average.  This excludes all               
   non-institutional credit awarded (CLEP, etc.)                                



EDIT:                                                                           
   DIAGNOSTIC MESSAGE                                     ERROR LEVEL           
   NON-NUMERIC                                            CRITICAL              
        SDCF                                                                    
   HOURS GT 200                                           WARNING               
        SDCF                                                                    



CODING INSTRUCTIONS:                                                            
   Must be numeric                                                              



DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 9(3)V9                                                 
   COLUMN NAME:          INST_HRS_GPA                                           
   SHORT NAME:           GPAIHRS                                                



CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  08/23/95                                                   



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