SIS - Class/Course Attributes

This document provides information for Curricular Representatives on Class/Course Attribute values in SIS.

PeopleSoft allows special designations to be placed on course sections using the Course Attributes field in Maintain Schedule of Classes. (Curriculum Management > Schedule of Classes > Maintain Schedule of Classes).


These attributes are available for Curricular Representatives to attach to course sections:

GE – General Education Requirement. This attribute is placed on section-level COM B sections.*

LAW – Used internally by the Law School*

TRFR – Transfer Section*

WES – Wisconsin Emerging Scholars*

These attributes are used to manage data internally within the Registrar's Office, and cannot be added by Curricular Representatives:

75MW – This attribute is placed on sections that have been approved to be offered at a non-standard 75-minute Monday/Wednesday time.

COOP – This code was used for Continuity of Operations Planning prior to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic but is not currently in active use.

DE – Distance Education section

FIG – First Year Interest Group section*

G50% –  Course is countable toward the graduate course work (50%) requirement. This is applied by the Graduate School, and cannot be added by Curricular Representatives.

RESH – Residence Hall section*

SVCL – Community Based Learning. For more information see the Community-Based Learning page on the Morgridge Center for Public Service website.*

TEXT - Course is participating in the eText program

*Attributes with an asterisk can be searched on in Course Search and Enroll.




Keywords:Class Attributes, Class Attribute, Course Attribute, Course Attributes, SIS, Maintain Schedule of Classes   Doc ID:14508
Owner:Kate K.Group:Office of the Registrar
Created:2010-06-17 19:00 CDTUpdated:2022-01-18 16:18 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, Office of the Registrar
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