Academic Program Action

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Program Action is a change to a student's academic program data. When you execute program actions to change a student's program data, the corresponding program action status often changes. Program actions identify, for example, when a student applies, is admitted, changes their major, or graduates.

Metadata
Where Term Appears
CSUMB Data Warehouse Dashboards:
Data Custodian
Admissions, Office of the Registrar
Data Source
Source System:N/A
Source Table Name:N/A
Source Field Name:N/A
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Logical Transformation / Calculation
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OBIEE Folder and Column
Folder Heading:"Program Action"
Column Heading:"Source Academic Program Action"


Business Rules

  • A program action of "matriculated" indicates that a person has completed all necessary steps to become an active student in an academic program. The program status is updated to "active".
  • A program action of "activate" indicates that a student is ready either to enroll in a term or to be evaluated for transfer credit. The program status is updated to "active".
  • A program action of "administrative withdrawal" indicates that a student is withdrawn for administrative reasons. The program status is updated to "canceled".
  • Program actions of "data", "program change", or "plan change" indicate that data relative to a student's program, plan, or career status was changed. Generally, the student has applied to graduate, changed their degree objective or changed their major. The program status remains unchanged.
  • A program action of "leave of absence" indicates that a student is taking a leave of absence from their program. The program status is updated to "leave of absence".
  • A program action of "completion" indicates that a student has completed their program. The program status is updated to "program complete".

Examples

Example values for Program Action include:

  • Matriculated
  • Activate
  • Administrative Withdrawal
  • Data Change
  • Program Change
  • Plan Change
  • Leave of Absence
  • Completion of Program

Related Terms

Definition Source

"Program action is a change to a student's academic program data. When you execute program actions to change a student's program data, the corresponding program action status often changes."[1]

References

  1. PeopleSoft Campus Solutions 9.2: Student Records, December 2015. https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E68290_01/psft/acrobat/cs92lssr-b1215.pdf.