## Aggregate Report Data Definitions

The following data elements and field values are used in the data file (.xls) output for the IUB Grade Distribution Reports for results subsequent to and including Fall 2004.

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INST |
This is the campus on which the course was offered. IUBLA is the code for IU Bloomington. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

TERM |
Indicates the administrative grouping for classes and tuition generation, which is determined as an instructional accounting period. These terms coincide with semesters, i.e. fall term, spring term, summer term. The term code is comprised of a combination of century, year and academic term. Position 1 is the century, e.g. 4 = 2000s, 3 = 1900s; position 2 and 3 is the year, e.g. 10 = 2010, 09 = 2009; position 4 is the term, i.e. 8 = Fall, 5 = Summer, 2 = Spring. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

CLASS # |
Course unique identifier. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

ACAD ORG |
This code indicates the department that owns the course, for example BL‐AMID, BL‐MUS). |
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ACAD ORG DESC |
The description of ACAD ORG. |
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ACAD GRP |
The code referring to the School offering the course. |
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ACAD GRP DESC |
The description of the School offering the course. |
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SUBJECT |
Indicates the department offering the course and subject area (e.g. portion in bold here: MATH – M118). |
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COURSE |
The 3 digit number of a specific course often indicating the course level (e.g. portion in bold here: MATH –M 118). |
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TITLE |
Course title | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

TOPIC |
Topic of the course if the field is populated. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

A%,B%,C%,D% |
Percentage of each grade category awarded from all GPA grades (A+ through D-). A% includes the grades of A+, A, and A-, and so forth. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

Other Grades/All Other Grades # |
Raw count of all other grades except A+ through D- | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADEA+ |
This is the number of A+ grades awarded in this section. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADEA | This is the number of A grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADEA- | This is the number of A- grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADEB+ | This is the number of B+ grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADEB | This is the number of B grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADEB- | This is the number of B- grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADEC+ | This is the number of C+ grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADEC | This is the number of C grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADEC- | This is the number of C- grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADED+ | This is the number of D+ grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADED | This is the number of D grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADED- | This is the number of D- grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADEF | This is the number of F grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADEP | This is the number of P grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADES | This is the number of S grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADEI | This is the number of I grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADER | This is the number of R grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADEW | This is the number of W grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADENY | This is the number of NY grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADEWX | This is the number of WX grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADENC | This is the number of NC grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADENR | This is the number of NR grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GRADEOTHER | This is the number of OTHER grades awarded. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

GPAGRADES | Total number of grades considered in computing grade point averages (A, B, C, D, F). | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

TOTALGRADES | Total number of grades issued , including both GPA grades and non-GPA grades. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

MAJORSPERCENT | This is the percentage of students whose majors department matches the course department. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

CLASSGPA | The average of all GPA grades awarded, computed using the following values:
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AVECUMGPA | The average student GPA is calculated by averaging the academic records GPAs of all students enrolled. The GPA level used for each student is the student's current GPA level (undergraduate or graduate). Grades awarded this semester are included in the average student GPA calculation. In compliance with privacy regulations, the average student GPA is not provided if fewer than five students are enrolled, or if GPA grades were awarded and fewer than five students received GPA grades. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

INSTRUCTORNAME | This is the instructor's name. In cases where more than one instructor is listed in the Schedule of Classes, only the first instructor is included. |