Edit Subject Area

Screen Description

The Edit Subject Area screen provides administrators with interface for editing an existing subject area.


  • Academic Session
    • The academic session for which you are editing a subject area
    • Can be changed from the Academic Sessions screen
  • Abbreviation
    • Subject area abbreviation
  • Short Title
    • Short title of the subject area
  • Long Title
    • Long title of the subject area
  • External ID
    • External ID of the subject area (optional)
  • Department
    • Change the department to which the subject area belongs (a subject area has to belong to a department)
      • This option is disabled if there is a timetable committed for the current department of this subject area
      • A new department can be added in the Add Department screen - to get there, click on Departments in the Administration section of the left hand side menu
  • Schedule Book Only
    • Check if the subject area is not expected to have any classes associated with it for this academic session
  • Pseudo
    • Check if the subject area has been created for some other purposes than having regular classes (such as CAND to represent that a student is a candidate for graduation)


  • Update (ALT+U)
  • Delete (ALT+D)
    • Delete subject area and go back to the Subject Areas screen
      • This option is only available if there are no courses offered for this subject area
  • Back (ALT+B)

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