Entering Academic Interests


Concept


Steps:

  1. Begin by navigating to the Academic Interests page.

     

    Click the Student Recruiting link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Maintain Prospects link.

    Step 2
  3. Click the Academic Interests link.

    Step 3
  4. In this example, you want to enter the ID for Susan Bressler.

     

    Enter the desired information into the ID field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "0055"
    .

    Step 4
  5. Access the Academic Interests page.

     

    Click the Search button.

    Step 5
  6. Use the Academic Interests page to record a person's external subject areas of interest, whether or not your institution offers them.

    Step 6
  7. You can also record the person's level of academic interest. For example, Technology could be a person's first priority of interest, and Pre-Law could be the person's second priority interest.

     

    You can use this information for recruiting purposes by determining what areas you offer that are similar to the person's preferences. This information is also valuable for reporting and academic program planning purposes.

    Step 7
  8. Click in the Subject Area field.

    Step 8
  9. In this example, you want to enter the code for Technology.

     

    Enter the desired information into the Subject Area field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "TECH"
    .

    Step 9
  10. Click the Refresh button.

    Step 10
  11. When you refresh the page, the related description appears for the subject area that you entered.

    Step 11
  12. Use the Data Source field to select how this information was provided to your institution.

     

    Click the Data Source list.

    Step 12
  13. Click the School list item.

    Step 13
  14. Enter a priority level of interest (for example 1, 2, 3, and so on), where 1 is the highest priority.

     

    If your system is set at installation to enable the Use Priority Academic Interest feature, the system continues to enter and decrease the priority levels for you.

     

    You can override the priority values, however the system does not re-order them in sequence at Refresh or Save time.

    Step 14
  15. Add another area of interest.

     

    Click the Add Row button.

    Step 15
  16. In this example, you want to enter the code for Pre-Law.

     

    Enter the desired information into the Subject Area field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "PLAW"
    .

    Step 16
  17. Click the Add Row button.

    Step 17
  18. When you click the Add Row button, the related description displays, just as it did when you clicked Refresh.

    Step 18
  19. In this example, you want to enter the code for French.

     

    Enter the desired information into the Subject Area field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "FREN"
    .

    Step 19
  20. Click the Save button.

    Step 20
  21. The related description appears when you click Save, just as it did when you clicked Refresh or the Add Row button.

    Step 21

Congratulations! You successfully entered an individual's prioritized areas of academic subject matter interest.

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