You can map your University’s academic offerings by setting up programs in the system. When you register a student, you assign the student a program.
A program (object type SC) is offered by an organizational unit (object type O), and consists of modules (object type SM) and/or module groups (object type CG). You can arrange module groups in hierarchical order. A program uses rule containers (object type RC) and academic calendars (object type CA).
You can administer your programs by means of a program catalog which contains all the programs offered by an organization.
When you create or change a program, you edit the following infotypes of the program:
You can split a program into stages, and thus map program levels like freshman, sophomore, junior, and
senior in the system. If you want to view the stages of a program, go to the
Creating/Maintaining a Program of Study
Definition A combination of business event types and the associated rules which can be used in several programs.
You use modules to create generic, reusable templates for complex or similar academic events. You can use these templates in study plans and adapt them to individual student requirements.
You can assign business event types (object type D) to modules (object type SM) to define their academic content.
You can also assign business event offerings to modules. Modules represent general, long-term objects. However, business event offerings are related to a specific session.
If the module is assigned a category designated as individual work, you can maintain individual work data for
this module. You assign the required category in the
infotype (1746). Your system administrator
designates a category as individual work in Customizing for
in the section
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