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VARIABLE NAME: PREQ5 (Before Fall 2001)

DESCRIPTOR: High School Prerequisite 5 DEFINED ELECTIVE

DEFINITION: One unit of advanced mathematics or computer science or a combination of these; or one unit of world history, world geography, or western civilization.

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. 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 high school Defined Elective prerequisite, type PREQ5='1' in the WHERE clause.