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VARIABLE NAME: SCHOOL

DESCRIPTOR: School
 
DEFINITION: Signifies ownership by a school/college on one of the eight campuses of USC.  On the enrollment and degrees awarded files, school is assigned by the registrar. On the courses file, school is determined by the acronym assigned to the course. On the faculty file, school is determined by the home department as defined in the organizational structure of USC during the pertinent semester.

SOURCE: USC INFO, Degrees Awarded, Courses, and Faculty Files. Courses and faculty assignments are determined by IPA.

EXAMPLE: To select the undergraduate School of Music, type SCHOOL='380' in the WHERE statement. To select undergraduate and graduate School of Music, type SCHOOL IN ('380','385') in the WHERE statement.