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VARIABLE NAME: PREQ4

DESCRIPTOR: High School Prerequisite 4 FOREIGN LANGUAGE

DEFINITION: Two units of the same foreign language.

VALUES:

  • 1 = Met prerequisite
    2 = Did not; Prerequisite waived
    3 = Did not; Additional course work required
    4 = Not applicable

FIELD ATTRIBUTE: A1

NOTE: This is the official definition developed by Academic Affairs and approved by the Commission on Higher Education for minimum high school course requirements for admission to any college in South Carolina.  This field will be used primarily in the analysis of first-time freshmen.  It is not applicable to international students or students who completed high school with a GED.

SOURCE: CHE Enrollment File

EXAMPLE: To select students who met the requirements for the Foreign Language prerequisite, type PREQ4='1' in the WHERE clause.