Panther Degree Audit Symbols
|Positive Indicator||AC – Academic Advising SASS Comment (Undergraduate only).
DAE – Pending SASS Exceptions (Undergraduate only).
*ADV – New Comment has been posted. (Go-Live Student, May 2011)
|This status means that the student has already completed the course in a previous semester. There are three different ‘Types’ within the ‘Taken’ Status:
|This status means that the student is currently enrolled in that particular class when the degree audit was requested. This status only has one type:
|This status means that the student has added courses to his/her planner. This means that the student is planning to take that course in a future term.|
|Advisors and students can add ‘what-if’ courses under the WH-IF report. Note: For What-If courses select the current or future term.|
There are three requirement completion statuses:
|This button collapses all requirements within the report and displays only Requirement Groups.|
|This button expands all requirements within the report and displays all course lists.|
Panther Degree Audit Terms
(For more information about terms and PantherSoft navigations please see the Advisor’s Training Manual under the Advisors and Faculty tab – Tutorials and Training)
|DAO||Degree Audit Office|
|PDA||Panther Degree Audit|
|Report Type||There are three main Reports you will use:
|My Planner (Advisor Center)||Displays planned courses by the student. These courses might be unassigned or assigned to specific future semesters. Courses in ‘My Planner’ are not place holders and do not check for pre-requisites.|
|Shopping Cart (Advisor Center)||Displays scheduled FIU courses the student will register once open enrollment is available. Courses in ‘Shopping Cart’ are not place holders and will not check for pre-requisites.|
|Requirements||Academic requirements are graduation rules that the students need to follow to successfully complete their academic objectives.
Requirements have the following hierarchy:
University Core Curriculum Requirements
Requirement Lines might include:
|Course List||A course list is a group of courses that can be used to satisfy an academic requirement. A course list can be a list of specific courses or a wildcard course list.|
|Exceptions||Exceptions are used to modify existing requirements and make exceptions for a specific student. Exceptions enable you to override any part of a student’s degree requirements.
There are five types of exceptions you can create or request (operation code):
|Request Transfer Credit Rule form||This form enables advisors to request individual or general rules for transfer courses.|
|Request Student Exceptions form||This form enables advisors to request exceptions (course directive, requirement waiver, requirement change and requirement override).|
|Pagelet Summary||This pagelet allows advisors to see a high level summary of the degree audit. In May 2011 this will be available for students.
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