Spring 2003 General Education Survey
Summary of Scores* for Achievement of General Education Objectives
             
General Education Requirement Mean Confidence Factor^ Standard Deviation Median % Scores "Moderate" or above % Scores Below "Moderate"
1 Human Behavior, Social Proc/Inst 3.68 0.16 1.08 3.80 84% 16%
2 Artistic Performance 3.48 0.17 1.20 3.66 76% 24%
3 College Writing 3.43 0.16 1.11 3.57 83% 17%
4 Global: Human Diversity 3.37 0.16 1.07 3.52 78% 22%
5 Mathematical/Symbolic Reasoning 3.32 0.17 1.18 3.35 76% 24%
6 Communication, Language,Lit,Phil 3.30 0.17 1.18 3.41 74% 26%
7 Historical Perspectives 3.28 0.15 1.00 3.24 77% 23%
8 Physical & Biological Sciences 3.27 0.18 1.23 3.20 71% 29%
9 Fine Arts 3.21 0.17 1.17 3.27 70% 30%
10 Global:Ethic/Civic Responsibility 3.20 0.15 1.01 3.15 75% 25%
11 Global:People & Environment 3.08 0.15 1.06 3.08 70% 30%
12 Global: International Perspective 3.04 0.17 1.15 2.99 65% 35%
13 Foreign Language 2.90 0.18 1.26 2.71 54% 46%
All Gen Ed Average 3.27 0.16 1.13 3.30 73% 27%
*Scores based on a 5-point scale, 1-not at all, 3-moderately, 5-very well.
^The mean is accurate, with a 95% level of confidence, within the range of the mean +/- the corresponding confidence factor.
Note: N=182; response rate = 57%