Description of Data Element 01085

NAME:         Institutional Hours for GPA                                       

NUMBER:       01085                                                             

FILES/TABLES: RET   SDCF                                                        

   Program Review                                                               
   Community Colleges Follow-Up Study                                           

   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.)                                

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

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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