Description of Data Element 01435





NAME:         Number of Degree Program Changes                                  



NUMBER:       01435                                                             



FILES/TABLES: HTD   RET                                                         
COMPONENTS:   01062                                                             



INTENT:                                                                         
   SUS Retention Study                                                          
   Student Right-To-Know Reporting                                              



DEFINITION:                                                                     
   This is a count of the total number of times in which the student            
   has changed Student Program Category (01062) while attending the             
   institution as a degree-seeking student.                                     



EDIT:                                                                           
   DIAGNOSTIC MESSAGE                                     ERROR LEVEL           
   > 20                                                   CRITICAL              
        HTD                                                                     
   NON-NUMERIC                                            CRITICAL              
        HTD                                                                     



ALGORITHM:                                                                      
   This data is derived by calculating the total number of times the            
   student changed Student Program Category (01062) during the                  
   designated time.                                                             



DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 9(2)                                                   
   COLUMN NAME:          NBR_DEG_PROG_CHG                                       
   SHORT NAME:           DEGCHGNO                                               



CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  02/25/98                                                   



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