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MAJOR Table - Data Element Index

 
Major The short name for a major. A major is the academic area which makes up a major component of a student's work. For graduate programs, this is the graduate group. For example: a student may have a major in HIST.
Major_Desc
The full text name of the each major. For example: the full name of the HIST major is History.
Major_Code The Classification of Instructional Program code used for reporting to the Federal government. Formerly known as IPEDS (Integrated Post Secondary Educational Survey) code, in 2000 these became known as the CIP2000 codes. The previous code used may have changed. For example, in 1990, the IPEDS code for History was 540101. In 2000, the CIP2000 code for History was changed to 450801. The historic codes used in previous years can be found in the MAJOR_CODE_HIST table, along with the associated year.

 

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