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ARUSAM/ARISAM - Update Major Degree Level

Purpose

This screen is used to update students to the primary major/option/degree program for students enrolling in the programs controlled by the academic unit.

Related Screens

  • All screens that display a major

Screen Functions

View a major

  1. At ID, enter student's identification number
  2. At SEM, enter the semester you wish to view
  3. Press ENTER

Change a major

  1. At ID, enter student's identification number
  2. At SEM, enter the semester you wish to view
  3. Press ENTER
  4. At ACTN, enter C
  5. Make necessary changes
  6. At GEN ED PGM YEAR, enter the general education year
  7. At DEGREE, enter the degree
  8. At MAJOR, enter the major
  9. At OVR, enter Y to override the system
  10. At OPTION, enter the option
  11. At MOD WITH PGM YEAR, enter the program year
  12. Press ENTER

Notes:

  • A student may be enrolled up to four major/degree programs defined by degree sought (DEGREE) field and the major (MAJOR) field with the first listed program being the primary program. Only the primary program can be updated.
  • A student cannot be enrolled in a major/degree program unless the program is active for the specific semester.
  • OPTION is required (OPT/MOD WITH PGM YEAR) for every major (MAJOR) field which has options.
  • If the student is a NCAA-UP athlete (code 001 thru 049), an email will be sent to the Morgan Center detailing the student's previously enrolled programs and their newly (current) enrolled programs.

Additional Field Level Detail

Field
Description
ACTN
Identifies the function to be performed:
S - Search for a record
C - Change/correct a record
ID Student's identification number
SEM Semester (ex: FAxx)
CAMP Campus location (CLOCN or CCRSELOC)
SEM CLS Semester classification (CCLASYTM)
TOT CR EARN Total number of credits earned
CUM GPA Cumulative grade-point average
CURR CR Number of credits the student is taking for the semester
STATUS Enrollment status (CASTSSFI)
ADVR Adviser's userid
OTHER ADVR Second adviser's userid
IUG
Indicates if the student is enrolled in an integrated undergraduate/graduate program:
Y - Yes
Blank - No
IMG
Indicates if the student is enrolled in an Ph.D/Medical program:
Y - Yes
Blank - No
ILG
Indicates if the student is enrolled in an Dickinson Law/Capitol program:
Y - Yes
Blank - No
GEN ED PGM The year indicating the general education requirements the student must follow
DEGREE Degree (CGRADDGS)
MAJOR Major (CDEPT)
OVR Allows edit override of enrollment in a degree/major/program being phased out (no update capability)
EFF Effective date when student entered the degree/major
OPTION/MOD WITH PGM YEAR OPTION - identifies the option (if any) within the degree/major program (CMAJROPT)
MOD WITH PGM YEAR - year indicating the program requirements that must be met
MINOR Minors student is pursuing (up to four) (CMIFD)
PGYR Year indicating what minor requirements the student must follow

Function Keys

Key
Function
ENTER Brings up record, invokes changes and updates.