Skip to main content
CollegeSource Support

IREF Course Tab


 

The IREF Course tab is where the user can set the display format and default credit type values for the course.

Display Format

Controls the format of the display of the following fields:

Mask

Special characters used to identify valid entries for department and course numbers. If a course mask has already been established, it appears in the Mask field, by default.

? (Course Mask Help)

Click the question mark (?) button next to the Mask link to display a pop-up window with Course Mask Help.

Course Mask Help contains definitions for different values (e.g., for pattern matching, that determine positioning) when entering a course.

Click the Close button or X to close the window and return to the IREF Course tab.

Case

Select the required letter case used to enter courses from the drop-down menu, including:

  • Any
  • Upper (default)
  • Lower

Department Begin

The literal position (e.g., 1 for first, 2 for second, 3 for third) in which the course department should begin. Be careful to input this value correctly.

Department End

The literal position (e.g., 1 for first, 2 for second, 3 for third) in which the course department should end. Be careful to input this value correctly.

Course Begin

The literal position (e.g., 1 for first, 2 for second, 3 for third) in which the course number should begin. Be careful to input this value correctly.

Course End

The literal position (e.g., 1 for first, 2 for second, 3 for third) in which the course number should end. Be careful to input this value correctly.

Default Credit Type Values

Defines the default credit type values

Credit Type

Select a drop-down menu option that defines the type of credit offered by this institution, e.g.:

  • Q: Quarter Credit
  • S: Semester Credit
  • U: Unit Credit
  • C: CEU (Continuing Education Unit) Credit
  • N: No Credit
  • A: Adult
  • V: Vocational
  • G: Carnegie Units (Pre K-12)
  • X: Other

Unit Scale

Unavailable field (gray)

Academic Credit Code

Select a drop-down menu option to generally identify when an institution primarily recommends credit by alternate methods, e.g.:

  • A: AP Program
  • B: Credit by Exam
  • C: CLEP
  • D: DANTES Program
  • E: Life Expectancy
  • F: Study Abroad
  • G: CEEB Credit
  • H: Removal of Incomplete
  • I: International Baccalaureate
  • M: Military Credit
  • N: Correspondence
  • R: Regular Enrollment
  • T: Credits Transferred In
  • V: Audit or Visitor Status
  • W: Work Experience
  • X: Not Applicable
  • Z: Other
  • 2: 2nd Baccalaureate
  • J: Arbitur
  • P: ACE Credit
  • O: ADV Int Cam Program
  • L: Defense Language Inst.
  • Q: French Baccalaureate
  • S: Graduate Level Course
  • K: Italian Lyceium
  • U: Undergrad Level Course
  • Y: Writing Across the Curriculum

Universal Condition Code Assignment

Set the two Universal Condition Codes (RefUCond1 and RefUCond2) to be assigned to every course from this institution:

RefUCond1

RefUCond2

  • Was this article helpful?