9.2 Creating an Anti-Requisite for a Single Term

Purpose: Use this document as a reference for how to create an anti-requisite in ctcLink.

Audience: College staff responsible for building Enrollment Requirements

Anti-requisites are used when credit can be earned for only one class in a list of classes with similar content.

Create an Enrollment Course List

The Enrollment Course List establishes which courses this anti-requisite applies to.

Navigation:  NavBar > Navigator > Curriculum Management > Enrollment Requirements > Enrollment Course Lists

  1. The Enrollment Course Lists search page displays.  It defaults to the Find an Existing Value tab.  In this example, we'll create a new enrollment course list.
  2. Select Add a New Value.
  3. Allow the Course List number to default to all zeroes.  After you've created and saved your new course list, the system will assign a unique and permanent course list number.
  4. Select Add.
Enrollment Course Lists Add a New Value tab
  1. The Course List Description tab displays.  Enter the following:
    1. Effective Date:  Enter "01/01/1901".
    2. Status: Leave as the defaulted "Active".
    3. Description: Input a desired description that will be easy to identify later in the setup (30 char. max).
    4. Short Description: This field auto-populates based on the Description entered. Accept the value or enter a desired short description (10 char. max).
    5. Long Description: This field is required but is informational only. Enter a desired long description (254 char. max).
    6. Academic Institution:  Enter your college code.
    7. The remainder of fields on this page are optional.
  2. Select the Course List Detail tab.
Course List Description tab

Note: The fields on this page are not student-facing. Institutional naming convention should be used to easily identify course lists when completing remaining setup.

  1. The Course List Detail tab displays.  Enter the following:
    1. Course ID:  Enter or use the magnifying glass to look up the courses to which this anti-requisite applies.
    2. Include Equivalent Courses: Check this box if equivalent courses should also be restricted by the anti-requisite.
    3. Select the Add a Row [+] button to add additional courses to the list.
  2. After all courses have been added to the list, select Save.
Course List Detail tab
  1. Note that a Course List number has been generated.
Course List Detail tab

Create an Enrollment Requirement

Navigation:  NavBar > Navigator > Curriculum Management > Enrollment Requirements > Enrollment Requirements

  1. The Enrollment Requirements search page displays.  It defaults to the Find an Existing Value tab.  In this example, we'll create a new enrollment requirement.
  2. Select Add a New Value.
  3. Allow the Academic Requirement number to default to all zeroes.  After you've created and saved your enrollment requirement, the system will assign a unique and permanent academic requirement number.
  4. Select Add.
Enrollment Requirements Add a New Value tab
  1. The Enrollment Requirement tab displays.  Enter the following;
    1. Effective Date:  Enter "01/01/1901".
    2. Status: Leave as the defaulted "Active".
    3. Requirement Name:  Enter a desired Requirement Name that will be easy to identify in later setup. (30 char. max).
    4. Description: Informational only, this field auto-populates based on the Requirement Name entered. Accept the value or enter a desired description. (254 char. max)
    5. Short Description: Informational only, this field auto-populates based on the Requirement Name entered. Accept the value or enter a desired description. (10 char. max)
    6. Report Description: Informational only, this field auto-populates based on the Requirement Name entered. Accept the value or enter a desired description. (80 char. max)
    7. Report Long Description: Informational only, this field auto-populates based on the Requirement Name entered. Accept the value or enter a desired description. (nearly unlimited char.)
    8. Academic Institution:  Enter your college code.
    9. The remainder of fields on this page are optional.
  2. Select the Line Item tab.
Enrollment Requirement tab

 Note: The fields on this page are not student-facing. Institutional naming convention should be used to easily identify the Enrollment Requirement when completing remaining setup.

  1. The Line Item tab displays.  Enter the following:
    1. Line Type: Select "Course Requirement".
    2. Line Name:  Enter a desired Line Name to identify the anti-requisite. (30 char. max)
    3. Description: Informational only, this field auto-populates based on the Line Name entered. Accept the value or enter a desired description. (254 char. max)
    4. Short Description: Informational only, this field auto-populates based on the Line Name entered. Accept the value or enter a desired description. (10 char. max)
    5. Report Description: Informational only, this field auto-populates based on the Line Name entered. Accept the value or enter a desired description. (80 char. max)
    6. Report Long Description: Informational only, this field auto-populates based on the Line Name entered. Accept the value or enter a desired description. (nearly unlimited char.)
  2. Select the Line Item Parameters (sic) tab.
Line Item tab
  1. The Line Item Parameters tab displays.  Enter the following:
    1. Input the desired value in Maximum Courses Allowed.
Line Item Parameters tab
  1. Select the Line Item Detail tab.
  2. The Line Item Detail tab displays.  Complete the following:
    1. Line Detail Type: Select "CLST" – Course List
    2. Course List: Input or use the magnifying glass to select the course list you just created.
  3. Select Save.
Line Item Detail page
  1. Note that an Academic Requirement number has been generated.
Line Item Detail tab

Create an Enrollment Requirement Group

Navigation:  NavBar > Navigator > Curriculum Management > Enrollment Requirements > Enrollment Requirement Groups

  1. The Enrollment Requirement Groups search page displays.  It defaults to the Find an Existing Value tab.  In this example, we'll create a new requirement group.
  2. Select Add a New Value.
  3. Allow Requirement Group to default to all zeroes.  After you've created and saved your new requirement group, the system will assign a unique and permanent requirement group number.
  4. Select Add.
Enrollment Requirement Groups Add a New Value tab
  1. The Course Requisite tab displays.  Enter the following:
    1. Effective Date:  Enter "01/01/1901".
    2. Status: Leave as the defaulted "Active".
    3. Description: This value is used to attach the Requirement Group to each course.  Enter a desired description (30 char. max).
    4. Short Description: Informational only, this field auto-populates based on the Description entered. Accept the value or enter a desired description. (10 char. max).
    5. Long Description: The description entered in this field appears in the course catalog, class search, and at the time of enrollment when the user encounters a requisite error.  Enter a desired, student-facing description for the anti-requisite. (254 char. max).
    6. Report Description: Informational only, this field auto-populates based on the Description entered. Accept the value or enter a desired description. (80 char. max).
    7. Report Long Description: Informational only, this field auto-populates based on the Description entered. Accept the value or enter a desired description. (nearly unlimited char.).
    8. Academic Institution:  Enter your college code.
    9. The remainder of fields on this page are optional.
  2. Select the Requisite Detail tab.
Course Requisite tab
  1. The Requisite Detail tab displays.  Enter the following:
    1. Group Line Type:  Select "Requirement".
    2. Requirement:  Enter or use the magnifying glass to select the Requirement you just created.
    3. Requisite Type:  Select "Pre-Requisite".
  2. Select Save.
Requisite Detail tab
  1. Note that a Requirement Group number has been generated.

After completing these steps, the Enrollment Requirement Group number must be attached to all applicable courses in the Course Catalog.

Requisite Detail page
  1. Process complete.

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