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Degree Audit: Requirement Completion

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This workbook includes two tables showing the completion status of curricular requirements at different levels. The third tab is an exporter that includes additional data.

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Student Record
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Office of the Registrar


Name Functional Definition Data Domains
Academic Advisor

A university staff member assigned to students for the purpose of advising them on academic matters, such as the requirements for progression through a degree program.

Academic Planning, Employee Record
Academic Career Matriculation Term

The earliest academic term a student enrolled at UW-Madison in a given academic career. For some students with dual careers this field is not populated.

Academic Planning, Student Record
Academic Level

Indicates whether a student is an undergraduate, graduate or professional, or special student. For undergraduates, students are freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior based on accumulated credits, not the duration of time at the University.

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Academic Plan

An area of study--such as a major, minor, or certificate--that is within an academic career.

Academic Planning, Student Record
Academic Subplan

An academic subplan distinguishes a strand of activity within an academic plan or type of major. Can be a named option or honors in a major.

Academic Planning, Student Record
Campus ID

This is simply a unique student identifier (10 digits). It may occasionally change at the student's request. It is not the same as ID in the Student Information System (SIS) or ID in the Human Resources System (HRS).

Student Record
Catalog Year and Term

The UW-Madison Academic Calendar Year and Term that determines the version of the curriculum (and set of Degree Requirements) that applies to a student. A student’s Catalog Year and Term is determined by rules set by the School/College offering the degree program. Different Catalog Year and Terms may apply to different Degree Requirements, subject to School/College policy. For instance, the Catalog Year and Term for an undergraduate student’s General Education Requirements may be determined by matriculation to any institution of higher learning, whereas the Catalog Year and Term for Major Requirements may be determined by the declaration date of the Major.

Academic Planning

This is a unit of instruction approved through faculty governance.

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Course Credits Number of credits a student earns for successful completion of the course. Academic Planning, Student Record
Degree Requirement

A curricular condition for completing a Degree. Requirements may be classified as General Education Requirements, Major Requirements, etc. according to their roles within the Degree.

Academic Planning
Degree Requirement, Last Year and Term

The Last Catalog Year and Term in which a Degree Requirement applies.

Academic Planning
Degree Sub-requirement

A curricular condition for completing a Degree Requirement.

Academic Planning

Indicates if a student has exercised the right to restrict the release of their public directory information by placing a FERPA restriction on that data , as permitted under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA).

Student Record
Plan Code (Academic)

A code representing an approved academic offering such as a major, minor, or certificate within an academic career and program.

Academic Planning, Student Record
School/College of Academic Plan

Indicates the school/college that has ownership of the academic plan.

Academic Planning, Student Record
Subplan Code (Academic Structure)

A code representing an approved curricular path option within an academic plan.

Academic Planning, Student Record

A period of instruction: Fall, Spring, or Summer.

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Term Code

A four-digit Student Information System (SIS) numeric representation for the academic term.

Academic Planning, Employee Record, Finance, Student Record