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ARGOS YESS Credits Completed Documentation

Using the “ARGOS: Successful Credit Completion” dashboard in the ARGOS Advanced Reporting Tool. The ARGOS web viewer may look different and functionality may be expanded or limited. (For example in the web viewer, users can manually manipulate the graph style, but in Advanced ARGOS that functionality is not available.)

The Overview tab:

Upon opening the dashboard, the overview tab will be selected.  The Overview or “Main” tab allows you to look at a graph of data, disaggregated by one category from the following:

  • All Students
  • Race/Ethnicity
  • Gender
  • Pell Status
  • Age
  • Enrollment Intensity
  • First Generation

To see the default settings of all students and last fall, simply click the run button. The overall completion rate of all students selected within the parameters of the report will populate.


The YESS ARGOS Reports are now compatible with Banner POPSELs. The “All Students” or “Popsel” buttons will appear on the main or overview tabs of ALL Argos YESS Reports. To use a popsel (population selection) that you or someone else has created and populated with G numbers simply enter the field information as you would in Banner. The most common application is Student. The “Selection” field is the name of the popsel. “Creator” will need the banner username of the person who created the popsel. The “User” field will require the banner username of the person that loaded the popsel, most commonly the creator or your own banner user name. The “Size” field will populate automatically if all other fields have been entered correctly.

Popsel Button

ARGOS Report screenshot

To change the term: Uncheck the “Last Fall” checkbox and select the desired term from the drop-down menu.

ARGOS YESS Credits Completed overview tab term drop down menu

To achieve a simple drill down you can select various terms and various populations to compare.

In the example below, the default last term remains checked and selected and the First Generation Status radio button is selected. Push run to compare First Generation, Not-First Generation, and Generation Not Reported completion rates.

ARGOS Report screenshot completion rates

The raw data tab:

This tab allows the user to access the non-infographic data based on the current settings in the overview tab. To change the raw data output the user must return to the overview tab, change settings, then return to the raw data tab and push run.

ARGOS Report screenshot

The alternate tab:

This tab allows you to select individual values for each disaggregation above, in order to drill down to a subset of students.
The term is the only setting that carries over from the overview tab. To change the term simply click on the overview tab
and change the term, then click on the alternate tab to work with your newly selected term.

ARGOS Report screenshot alternate tab

The OLAP tab:

This tab provides an OLAP cube, which allows the highest amount of customization of how the data is displayed. The manipulation of OLAP cubes is beyond the scope of this documentation. For training on how to effectively use an OLAP cube please see external documentation or training courses.

ARGOS Report screenshot OLAP tab

OLAP Training: