Setting Up External Terms


Concept


Steps:

  1. Begin by navigating to the External Term Table page.

     

    Click the Campus Community link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Organization link.

    Step 2
  3. Click the External Term link.

    Step 3
  4. Click the Add a New Value tab.

    Step 4
  5. Click the External Term Type list.

    Step 5
  6. Click the Quarter list item.

    Step 6
  7. Click the External Term list.

    Step 7
  8. Click the Summer list item.

    Step 8
  9. Click the Add button.

    Step 9
  10. Use the External Term Table page to define or review possible external terms sessions for external organizations.

    Step 10
  11. Enter the desired information into the Description field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Summer Quarter"
    .

    Step 11
  12. Click in the Short Description field.

    Step 12
  13. Enter the desired information into the Short Description field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Summer"
    .

    Step 13
  14. In the Begin Month field, enter the month in which the external term begins.

     

    Click in the Begin Month field.

    Step 14
  15. Enter the desired information into the Begin Month field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "06"
    .

    Step 15
  16. In the Term Unit Type field, select the type of internal term unit that most closely correlates to this external term type.

     

    Click the Term Unit Type list.

    Step 16
  17. Click the Quarter list item.

    Step 17
  18. In the Unit Type field, select the credit or term type that further describes the correlation of this external term to your institution's term unit type.

     

    PeopleSoft Enterprise Recruiting and Admissions uses this field for information only. For example, they might want to describe the external term as having a Quarter term unit type with a unit type value of No Credit.

     

    Click the Unit Type list.

    Step 18
  19. Click the Quarter list item.

    Step 19
  20. In this Term Unit Type field, enter the external term unit type that you want the system to convert to an equivalent of the internal term unit.

     

    Click the Term Unit Type list.

    Step 20
  21. Click the Quarter list item.

    Step 21
  22. In the Term Type Multiple field, enter the factor by which the system should multiply the external term unit type to convert it to an equivalent of the specified internal term unit type.

     

    For example, the external term unit type of Quarter multiplied by a term type multiple of 1.33 might be the equivalent of your internal Semester term unit type. The system provides this conversion when calculating transfer credit for a manually assigned equivalent course.

     

    Click in the Term Type Multiple field.

    Step 22
  23. Enter the desired information into the Term Type Multiple field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "1.33"
    .

    Step 23
  24. Click the Save button.

    Step 24

You have successfully created an external term.

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