How to Add an Elective to a Program Requirement Table

An elective is considered a non-course requirement that is required in a program that allows the student to choose from a specific subject and/or level, e.g., Biology (BSCI) Electives; Theatre (THEA) Upper-Division Electives (30000 or 40000 level); Psychology (PSYC) or Sociology (SOC) Upper-Division Electives (30000 or 40000 level).

  1. Go to the Program Requirements section of the program form.
  2. Double click on the course list box, outlined in blue, in the program requirements field.
  3. The Course List Picker will appear, select the Add Comment Entry button.
  4. Type in the elective requirement you wish to add. Elective style examples listed below and can be found in the University Catalog Style Guide.
    • Subject Electives
      • e.g., Biology (BSCI) Electives
    • Upper-division electives
      • e.g., Theatre (THEA) Upper-Division Electives (30000 or 40000 level)
      • e.g., Psychology (PSYC) or Sociology (SOC) Upper-Division Electives (30000 or 40000 level)
    • General Electives
      • e.g., General Electives¬†
    • Choose- from lists (see How to Add a Choose-From List in the Program Requirements)
  5. Enter the total credit hours required for the elective in the hours field.
  6. Click on OK to view the program requirements on the program form.