Description of Data Element 01438





NAME:         English As A Second Language Units                                



NUMBER:       01438                                                             



FILES/TABLES: ADM                                                               



INTENT:                                                                         
   Study Of FTICS using ESOL as English units for admissions                    



DEFINITION:                                                                     
   The number of English as a Second Language (ESOL) courses taken              
   by the FTIC student in high school, based on the high school                 
   transcript information, and used as English units required for               
   admissions.                                                                  



EDIT:                                                                           
   DIAGNOSTIC MESSAGE                                     ERROR LEVEL           
   MISSING OR INVALID                                     CRITICAL              
        ADM                                                                     
   FREQUENCY COUNTS WILL BE PERFORMED ON                  FREQUENCY             
        ADM                                                                     



CODING INSTRUCTIONS:                                                            
   For all First-Time-in-College (FTIC) students who are admitted               
   and graduate after January 1998, the number of ESOL courses taken            
   in high school, and used to meet English requirements for                    
   admission, should be reported.  The units reported will be 1.0               
   for a full year of ESOL credit or 0.5 for a single semester.                 



TABLE VALUES:                                                                   
   0.0-4.0        Zero  to Four ESOL Courses                                    



DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 9V9                                                    
   COLUMN NAME:          ESOL_UNITS                                             
   SHORT NAME:           ESOLUNIT                                               



CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  08/17/98                                                   



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