Subject Description

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Subject Description is the long description that identifies particular subjects. Subjects represent sub-areas of study within Academic Organizations (Departments), which are within Academic Groups (Colleges).

Where Term Appears
CSUMB Data Warehouse Dashboards:
Filter / Group Breakdown Location:
Data Custodian
Academic and Centralized Scheduling
Data Source
Source System:CMS - SA
Source Table Name:PS_SUBJECT_TBL
Source Field Name:DESCR
Census Process:No
Logical Transformation / Calculation
OBIEE Folder and Column
Folder Heading:"Academic Course"
Column Heading:"Subject Description"


Examples of Subject Descriptions include:

  • "Global Studies"
  • "Social and Behavioral Sciences"
  • "Sociology"

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