Description of Data Element 01003

NAME:         Common Course Outside Indicator                                   

NUMBER:       01003                                                             

FILES/TABLES: CP    HTD   IAF   IRD   PSTU  SDCF                                

   Legislative Requirement                                                      
   College Prep Reporting                                                       

   An alpha code developed by the Common Course Number System to be             
   used to indicate laboratories and provide a method for equating              
   laboratory courses.                                                          

   DIAGNOSTIC MESSAGE                                     ERROR LEVEL           
   INVALID & 01509 = INSTRUCTION                          CRITICAL              
   MISSING OR INVALID                                     CRITICAL              
        IAF     SDCF                                                            
   MISSING OR INVALID, COMPLETION = C                     CRITICAL              

CODING INSTRUCTIONS:                                                            
   Common Course Outside Indicator as defined by the Common Course              
   Numbering System.  Courses taken at other institutions and                   
   reported on the Hours to Degree File should be reported as coded             
   by the original institution.                                                 

TABLE VALUES:                                                                   
   L              Laboratory                                                    
                  (1) A course of which the content is entirely                 
                  laboratory or                                                 
                  (2) the laboratory component of a lecture-lab                 
                  sequence in which the lab is offered at a different           
                  time/place than the lecture.                                  
   C              Lecture/Laboratory                                            
                  A combined lecture-lab sequence in which the lab is           
                  offered in conjunction with the lecture at the same           
   SPACE          A Non-Laboratory Course.                                      

DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: X(1)                                                   
   COLUMN NAME:          COMM_CRS_IND                                           
   SHORT NAME:           CCOIND                                                 

CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  02/27/02                                                   

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