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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 class sections in the Class Attributes area of the Basic Data tab of Maintain Schedule of Classes. Curricular Representatives may assign the four attributes listed below when appropriate. 

course attributes Basic data tab highlighting Course Attribute and Course Attribute Value fields

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

GE – General Education Requirement. The GE attribute with the attribute value COM B 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 – Placed on sections that have been approved to be offered at a non-standard 75-minute Monday/Wednesday time

COOP – Used for Continuity of Operations Planning prior to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic but not currently in active use

DE – Distance Education section

FIG – First-Year Interest Group section*

G50% – Course is countable toward the graduate coursework (50%) requirement. This attribute is assigned to courses in the course catalog following academic-governance approval, and a process administered by the Graduate School regularly copies the attribute down to scheduled class sections.

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 offering is participating in the campus Engage program through which students obtain eTexts and/or publisher Digital Learning Tools (DLTs)

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

Keywordscourse (courses, class), course search and enroll, sis (SIS)   Doc ID14508
OwnerKate K.GroupOffice of the Registrar
Created2010-06-17 19:00:00Updated2023-11-21 10:08:58
SitesDoIT Help Desk, Office of the Registrar
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