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SUBJECT_AREA Table - Data Element Index

 

Subject_Area
The code for the subject area. For example: LAW (Law), MATH (Mathematics), ROML (Romance Languages), SYS (Systems), WSTD (Women's Studies). A Subject Area describes the academic discipline under which a group of courses is offered. The Subject Area Code is used as the first four positions of the seven-byte course ID, and it is used as the first four positions of the ten-byte course section ID. For example, section 510 of MATH121 would have the following course section ID: MATH121510. "MATH" is the Subject Area. If the Subject Area code is less than four bytes, the course ID and course section ID will have spaces in them.
Subject_Area_Desc
The full name of each subject area, corresponding to the Subject_Area code. For example: the full name of SYS is Systems.
School_Code

The Subject Area School Code is the two-byte code for the school with which the subject area is associated.

See also the SCHOOL table.

Subject_Num_Code The Subject Area Numeric Code is a three-digit code used instead of the alphanumeric code in systems that require a number, for example, the PARIS registration system. Not all subject areas have numeric codes.

 

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