VARIABLE NAME: PREQ5 (Revised Fall 2001)

DESCRIPTOR: High School Prerequisite 5 SOCIAL SCIENCE

DEFINITION: One unit of U.S. History is required; a half unit of Economics and a half unit in Government are strongly recommended.


1 = Met prerequisite

2 = Did not; Prerequisite waived

3 = Did not; Additional course work required

4 = Not applicable


NOTE: This is the official definition developed by Academic Affairs and approved by the Commission on Higher Education. This field will be used primarily in the analysis of first-time freshmen.  It is not applicable to international students or students who completed high school with a GED.  

SOURCE:  CHE Enrollment file

EXAMPLE:  To select students who met the requirements for the high school Social Science prerequisite, type PREQ5='1' in the WHERE clause.