|The career is all coursework that a student undertakes at an academic institution
grouped in a single student record.
|The institution is the college name.
|The subject is the course topic, such as English, Math, History, etc.
|The academic session is the term (quarter), such as fall, winter, spring, or summer.
|The program to which a student applies, is admitted, and from which the student graduates.
|The waitlist allows students to be placed on a list to potentially gain enrollment
in a class if a spot becomes available.
|The enrollment date is the first day the student is eligible to enroll in courses
for the corresponding term.
|Shopping cart functionality enables students to plan enrollment in class sections
for a particular term. The system stores a student's class selections for a particular
term for the student to access when the term is available for enrollment.
|Program requirements are the classes that are required for completion of a particular
|The "My Planner" functionality provides students with a tool to plan their courses
for an individual term, multiple terms, or for their entire stay at the institution.
After students add courses to their planner, they can proceed directly from planning
to enrollment. Students with multiple careers are provided with a planner for each
|Unassigned courses are courses that have not been placed in a specific term of the
|The requirements as they apply to a student's program are the different distribution
areas, such as Communications, Humanities, Social Sciences, etc.
|A what-if report is a simulated advisement report based on alternate programs of study.
|Milestones are non-course-related events that a student must fulfill for a degree.
|Grade Point Average
|The cumulative GPA is the grade point average of all grades a student has secured
in a term. However, an overall GPA may be defined as an average of all cumulative
GPAs which a student has secured in all terms and all the courses in an academic term.
|A credit is the recognition for having taken a course at a particular college.
|Test credit is calculated based on reported test scores and not based on actual courses