This error typically occurs when the record contains an invalid combination of Course Group State and Content Course Area Subcategory.
Resolution: If Course Content Area Subcategory is populated, then it must be a valid combination per the CrsGrpSt-ContentSubctgy combinations in the CALPADS Valid Code Combinations.
Reference (CrsGrpSt-ContentSubctgy, Valid Code Combinations)
Below is the Courses page, California Specific Fields tab. The State Course Code (CRS.C3) and the Course Content Subcategory (CRS.CSC) fields must follow the valid code combinations.