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COURSE SECTION TYPE TERM Table - Data Element Index

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Section_Id

RC010 COURSE SECTION ID
NATURAL ALIAS: SECT-ID-RC

appears in the context line in screens 129, 130, 131,132

The unique identifier for a specific course section in a specific term is composed of the Subject_Area, the Course_Number, and the Section_Number. Note: Although a Section_Id may be used in more than one term, the activity may be different in different terms.

Positions 1 to 4 are the alphabetic code for the subject area of the academic discipline under which the course is offered.

Positions 5 to 7 indicate the course number assigned to the course at the inventory level.

Positions 8 to 10 indicate the section number for a specific course section in a specific term.

Generally, term specific sections with a midlle digit of 5 indicate that the course was taken through Study Abroad.

Values:

Positions 1 to 4  Refer to Table AO35 Table of Subject Areas
Positions 5 to 7
001 to 099     Undergraduate courses primarily for Freshmen
100 to 399     Undergraduate courses
400 to 499     Undergraduate courses primarily for undergraduates but
               graduates may also take the course for credit with 
               permission
500 to 599     Graduate courses primarily for graduates but 
               undergraduates may also take the course for credit
600 to 989     Graduate courses
990 to 999     Graduate independent study courses
Positions 8 to 10
000            Auto section create is for independent study courses 
               only. The student is assigned a section number by the 
               department, the section is automatically created when 
               the student registers through PARIS.
001 to 049     Lecture sections
050 to 059     Study Abroad sections
060 to 099     Lecture sections
100 to 199     Laboratory sections
200 to 299     Recitation sections
300 to 399     Seminar sections
400 to 499     Crosslisted sections
500 to 599     Grad Engineering Executive Masters Program sections
600 to 699     College of General Studies sections
700 to 799     Wharton Executive MBA sections
800 to 999     Reserved for courses converted from the previous 
               course numbering system
Section_Type

RC104 SECTION TYPE

NATURAL ALIAS: SECT-TYP-RC

appears on SRS screen 131

A code that identifies special types of course sections, for example: Benjamin Franklin Seminars sections, Joseph Wharton Scholars sections, continuign education sections, quantitative skills courses and Writing Across the University (WATU) sections.

Values:

Values:

		  -
        A - ADV STUDY PROJ, NON-LAUDER
        C - CONTINUING ED
        E - RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM
        F - PRE-FRESHMAN PROGRAM
        G - BENJAMIN FRANKLIN SEMINAR
        H - JOSEPH WHARTON SCHOLARS
        I - INTERNATIONAL
        K - HIGHER ED EXEC MGMT
        L - LAUDER
        M - QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS COURSE
        P - ADV STUDY PROJ, LAUDER
        R - CRITICAL WRITING COURSE
        S - STUDY ABROAD
        T - TOPICS COURSE
        V - VET CORE COURSE
        W - WATU COURSE
        X - ARTIFICIAL REGISTRATION
        Z - WATU OPTIONAL

        CC - COLLEGE COMPUTING CERTIFICATE COURSE
        CP - COLLEGE PILOT PROGRAM 	
        CW - CREATIVE WRITING
        FR - FORMAL REASONING
        FS - FRESHMAN SEMINAR
        C1 - CROSS-CULTURAL ANALYSIS
C2 - CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN THE US LL - ONE TERM COURSE L0 - LANGUAGE SKILLS COURSE L1 - THE FIRST TERM OF A TWO-TERM COURSE L2 - THE SECOND TERM OF A TWO-TERM COURSE N1 - NURSING SECTOR I PETITION N2 - NURSING SECTOR II PETITION N3 - NURSING SECTOR III PETITION N4 - NURSING SECTOR IV PETITION NA - NURSING BSN SCIENCE GPA COURSE NC - NURSING CLINICAL COURSE ND - NURSING PHD DISTRIBUTION COURSE NE - NURSING BSN ELECTIVE NG - NURSING MSN ELECTIVE NI - NURSING INFORMATICS COURSE NM - NURSING MINOR REQUIRED COURSE NP - NURSING PHD CORE CURRICULUM NS - NURSING SCIENCE COURSE NT - NURSING DISTANCE LEARNING NY - NURSING CASE STUDY SA - SENIOR ASSOCIATES WL - WORLD LITERATURE
 
Term

 RC005 TERM, CTF

NATURAL ALIAS: CTF-TERM-RC

part of the context line for all course term screens in SRS

The term that this course section is offered.

Penn divides the academic year into 3 terms or semesters: Fall, Spring, and Summer. Terms are designated by the 4-digit calendar year, followed by a term code. The Spring term code is A, the Summer term code is B, and the Fall term code is C.

Example: 1995C means Fall 1995 1996A means Spring 1996 1996B means Summer 1996

 

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