Setting Up External Subjects Categories



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


    Click the Campus Community link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Organization link.

    Step 2
  3. Click the External Subject Table link.

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

    Step 4
  5. Enter the desired information into the External Subject Area field. Enter

     a valid value

    Step 5
  6. Click the Add button.

    Step 6
  7. Use the External Subject Table page to define broad categories of the subjects offered at external organizations.

    Step 7
  8. Use the Effective Date field to enter the date from which this subject is valid. It defaults to the current system date, but can be modified if necessary. To ensure this value is available for all possible records, use a date far in the past.


    Enter the desired information into the Effective Date field. Enter

     a valid value

    Step 8
  9. The Status can be either Active or Inactive.

    Step 9
  10. Click in the Description field.

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

     a valid value

    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

    Step 13
  14. Select the Academic Interest check box to permit this code to be used as both an academic interest code and an external subject code.


    Academic interests are external subject areas in which a prospect or applicant has expressed interest that might not be offered by your program. If you want to record those interests for recruiting and analysis purposes, define them here.


    When you enter external subjects for a prospect or applicant on the Education page, all codes defined in this table are available. When you enter academic interests for a prospect or applicant on the Academic Interests page, only the codes that are defined as academic interests on this page are available.


    Click the Academic Interest option.

    Step 14
  15. Click the Save button.

    Step 15

You have successfully created an external subject category.

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