Adding a Subject

Purpose:  Use this document as a reference for how to add subjects to Academic Subject Table in ctcLink

Audience: Curriculum managers

You must have at least one of these local college managed security roles:

  • ZD SACR Academ Struct Config
  • ZD SACR Found Tbl Config Inq
  • ZZ SACR Academ Struct Config

You must also set these SACR Security permissions:

If you need assistance with the above security roles or SACR Security permissions, please contact your local college supervisor or IT Admin to request role access.

Adding a Subject

Navigation:   Set Up SACR > Foundation Tables > Academic Structure > Academic Subject Table

  1. The Academic Subject Table search page displays.
  2. Select the Add a New Value tab.
  3. Enter Academic Institution.
  4. Enter Subject Area (up to eight characters).
  5. Select Add.
  6. The Academic Subject Table tab displays.
  7. Enter Effective Date: Enter the first date of the term for which this subject area is valid.
  8. Enter Description (up to 30 characters).
  9. Enter Short Desc (up to 10 characters).
  10. Enter Formal Description (up to 50 characters).

The Formal Description is what a user will view in class search under Available Subjects.

  1. Enter Academic Organization: Use the magnifying glass to select the Academic Organization that offers and owns courses in this subject area.
  2. *OPTIONAL - Check the Split Ownership box to designate multiple Academic Organization owners for this subject area. When this box is checked, the Academic Organization and Percent Owned fields become available for entry.
  3. Select Save.

Note: The Subject Taxonomy and Subject Workload tabs are not needed.

Process complete.


Melissa S

What is character length of subject code?

Tanjagay Martin

Hi Melissa! Thank you so much for your question. On the Add a New Value tab, the Subject Area will allow up to eight characters. I added the character limits associated with additional description fields on the Academic Subject Table page. Thanks again!--Tanjagay Martin | Trainer (CS Core)

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