## Historical Aggregate Data Definitions

(prior to Fall 2004)

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

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YEARSEM |
The semester and year coded as YEAR/SEM (e.g., 19991 is First Semester 1999-00; 19992 is Second Semester 1999-00; 19993 is First Summer Session 1999 and 19994 is Second Summer Session 1999) | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

SECT |
This is the section number assigned to the class. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

DEPT |
The course department is a three or four character department (ex., BUS, AFRO, CHEM, ENG, etc.) | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

CRSE |
This is the course number consisting of a letter and three digits (e.g. portion in bold here: ENG W131). |
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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. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

SECTGPA | 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. |