Degree Description

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Degree Description describes the degree in progress or earned that is associated with the student's major.

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Logical Transformation / Calculation
OBIEE Folder and Column
Folder Heading:"Academic Plan"
Column Heading:"Degree Description"


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Credential
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Business Admin
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Social Work

See Also

Definition Source

"The process of graduating students requires you to set up degrees and degree honors, to update student program records, and, if necessary, to report and audit degree changes." As part of degree setup, one "enter descriptions of the degree," including a description, short description, and formal description.[1]


  1. Oracle. PeopleSoft Campus Solutions 9.2: Student Records. Retrieved from: