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ARUPM/ARIPM - Maintain Majors

Purpose

This screen is used by the Registrar's office to create a database record for each major offered by the University. Each record includes the effective semester and options associated with the major. Past and present majors are recorded.

Related Screens

  • ARUPX - Maintain Major/Degree/Campus

Screen Functions

View a major record

  1. At ACTN, enter S
  2. At MAJOR, enter valid major code
  3. At SEM EFF, enter the effective semester for the major, it not current
  4. Press ENTER
  5. At MAJOR, press PF1 to view a list of the majors

Add a major record

  1. At ACTN, enter A
  2. At MAJOR, enter valid major code
  3. At SEM EFF, enter the effective semester for the major, it not current
  4. At MAJOR NAME SHORT, enter the short name of the major
  5. At MAJOR NAME, enter the complete name of the major
  6. At DEPT, enter the department code offering the major
  7. At UG OPTIONS or GR OPTIONS, enter the option codes associated with this major
  8. Press ENTER

Change a major record (for corrections or ending a major)

  1. At ACTN, enter S
  2. At MAJOR, enter valid major code
  3. At SEM EFF, enter the effective semester for the major, it not current
  4. Press ENTER
  5. At ACTN, enter C
  6. Make changes
  7. Press ENTER

Delete a major record (for errors only)

  1. At ACTN, enter S
  2. At MAJOR, enter valid major code
  3. At SEM EFF, enter the effective semester for the major, it not current
  4. Press ENTER
  5. At ACTN, enter D
  6. Press ENTER

Additional Field Level Detail

Department offering this major (CDEPT)
Field
Description
ACTN
Identifies the function to be performed
S - Skip
A - Add
C - Change
D - Delete
MAJOR Valid major code (CDEPT)
SEM EFF Semester the major became effective (Semester Effective)
SEM END Semester the major and all its degrees ended (Semester End)
MAJOR NAME SHORT 20 character short major name
ADULT Indicator Y if major has adult learner privileges (CNTRADMJ)
CIPC Six digit code used for reporting purposes (CCIPP)
Field is maintained by the Senate Office (CUPDCIPC)
LAST UPD Date this screen was last updated (last update)
MAJOR NAME Complete major name
COLL College offering this major (CCOLL)
DEPT
PREV MAJOR Valid major code of a previous name for the same major (CDEPT)
END ALL DEGREES Indicator (Y/N) to apply SEM END to all ARUPX records for this major
NO DEGREE Indicator Y if major does not lead to a degree (ex: nondegree/provisional codes)
COMM YR Indicator Y if major is a common year code
EXT DEGR This field is not used
GR-OPS-R Indicator Y if major offers the graduate research option
UG OPTIONS Valid undergraduate option code (CMAJROPT)
GR OPTIONS Valid graduate option code (CMAJROPT)
NEXT MAJOR Go to another major on this screen
NEXT SEM EFF Used with NEXT MAJOR field

Function Keys

Key
Function
ENTER Brings up record and updates record
PF1 View a list of the majors