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VARIABLE NAME: PROGCD

DESCRIPTOR: Program Code (CIP)

DEFINITION: The six-digit Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code as defined by the National Center of Educational Statistics (NCES); used to identify the discipline of majors, courses, degrees conferred, and faculty.

VALUES:  See the USC Codebook, under Simple Search select CIP CODES (E0943).


FIELD ATTRIBUTE: A6

NOTE: The valid program code of 000000 (undecided/undeclared) is only appropriate for student enrollments.

SOURCE: CHE Enrollment, Completions, Courses, and Faculty Files

EXAMPLE: To select majors, courses, degrees, or faculty in Exercise Science, type PROGCD='310505' in the WHERE statement.