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VARIABLE NAME: Student_Classification

DESCRIPTOR: Class Level

DEFINITION: Places students into different classes based upon cumulative hours earned for undergraduates and school codes of post-baccalaureate students.

VALUES: See Class Code spreadsheet.

 

FIELD ATTRIBUTE: A2
 

NOTE: New transfers, new freshmen, and unclassified undergraduates are included in Student_Classification='FR' (freshmen category). To pick up new freshmen only, type REGSTAT='1' in the WHERE statement.

SOURCE: USC Enrollment File

EXAMPLE: To select students who are seniors, type Student_Classification='SR' in the WHERE statement. To select students who are juniors or seniors, type Student_Classification in ('JR','SR') in the WHERE statement.