Description of Data Element 01090





NAME:         Term Grade Points Earned                                          



NUMBER:       01090                                                             



FILES/TABLES: RET   SDCF                                                        



INTENT:                                                                         
   Student Flow, Degree Progress                                                
   Community Colleges Follow-Up Study                                           



DEFINITION:                                                                     
   Total grade points on a 4.0 system earned by                                 
   the student in the term being reported.                                      



EDIT:                                                                           
   DIAGNOSTIC MESSAGE                                     ERROR LEVEL           
   NON-NUMERIC                                            CRITICAL              
        SDCF                                                                    
   TOTAL TERM GPA GT 5.0                                  CRITICAL              
        SDCF <                                                                  
   TOTAL TERM GPA GT 4.0 AND <= 5.0                       WARNING               
        SDCF <                                                                  
   FREQUENCY COUNTS WILL BE PERFORMED ON                  FREQUENCY             
        SDCF                                                                    



CODING INSTRUCTIONS:                                                            
   Must contain a numeric value                                                 



DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 9(3)V9                                                 
   COLUMN NAME:          TERM_GRD_PNTS_EARN                                     
   SHORT NAME:           GPATPNTS                                               



CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  08/22/03                                                   



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