Summary of Scores for Achievement of General Education Objectives
 
General Education Requirement Mean Standard Deviation Median % Scores "Moderate"
or above
% Scores Below "Moderate"
  2002 2003 2004 2002 2003 2004 2002 2003 2004 2002 2003 2004 2002 2003 2004
1 College Writing 3.60 3.47 3.44 1.08 1.09 1.15 4.00 4.00 3.62 81% 85% 80% 19% 15% 20%
Education 3.62 4.21 3.27 1.21 0.70 1.10 4.00 4.00 3.00 77% 100% 80% 23% 0% 20%
Humanities 3.69 3.75 3.60 0.94 0.97 1.22 4.00 4.00 4.00 89% 93% 83% 11% 7% 17%
Science & Math 3.49 3.26 3.21 1.05 1.09 1.09 4.00 3.00 3.00 78% 83% 76% 22% 17% 24%
Social Sciences 3.62 3.31 3.46 1.18 1.19 1.30 4.00 3.50 4.00 80% 76% 77% 20% 24% 23%
Interdisciplinary Studies 3.71 3.80 3.60 0.70 0.45 0.97 4.00 4.00 3.50 100% 100% 90% 0% 0% 10%
2 Foreign Language 3.04 2.98 3.06 1.24 1.30 1.25 3.00 3.00 2.95 61% 57% 62% 39% 43% 38%
Education 3.00 3.50 3.14 1.30 1.40 0.86 3.00 3.50 3.00 62% 71% 79% 38% 29% 21%
Humanities 3.35 3.46 3.62 1.34 1.36 1.46 3.00 3.50 4.00 65% 72% 69% 35% 28% 31%
Science & Math 2.64 2.72 3.13 1.10 1.10 1.27 3.00 3.00 3.00 53% 53% 67% 47% 47% 33%
Social Sciences 3.11 2.78 2.93 1.15 1.28 1.21 3.00 2.00 3.00 70% 46% 58% 30% 54% 42%
Interdisciplinary Studies 3.67 3.20 3.60 1.25 1.79 1.51 4.00 3.00 4.00 60% 60% 70% 40% 40% 30%
3 Mathematical/Symbolic Reasoning 3.25 3.36 3.26 1.27 1.16 1.18 3.00 3.00 3.24 66% 77% 72% 34% 23% 28%
Education 3.38 3.71 3.00 1.15 0.91 0.93 4.00 4.00 3.00 77% 93% 73% 23% 7% 27%
Humanities 2.49 2.85 3.00 0.98 0.98 1.14 2.00 3.00 3.00 41% 64% 66% 59% 36% 34%
Science & Math 4.11 4.10 4.00 1.02 0.88 1.03 4.00 4.00 4.00 91% 97% 92% 9% 3% 8%
Social Sciences 3.07 2.94 3.00 1.26 1.20 1.17 3.00 3.00 3.00 65% 65% 62% 35% 35% 38%
Interdisciplinary Studies 3.00 3.40 2.90 1.20 1.14 0.88 3.00 3.00 3.00 71% 80% 60% 29% 20% 40%
4 Artistic Performance 3.42 3.52 3.42 1.11 1.19 1.13 3.00 4.00 3.51 76% 77% 75% 24% 23% 25%
Education 3.62 3.36 3.60 0.84 1.28 0.74 4.00 3.50 4.00 85% 71% 93% 15% 29% 7%
Humanities 3.81 4.26 3.76 1.11 0.94 1.10 4.00 5.00 4.00 86% 96% 82% 14% 4% 18%
Science & Math 3.30 3.28 3.25 1.01 1.19 1.10 3.00 3.50 3.00 77% 72% 75% 23% 28% 25%
Social Sciences 3.27 3.30 3.38 1.18 1.12 1.14 3.00 4.00 4.00 69% 71% 71% 31% 29% 29%
Interdisciplinary Studies 2.86 2.80 2.70 0.99 1.79 1.16 3.00 3.00 3.00 71% 60% 60% 29% 40% 40%
5 Historical Perspectives 3.29 3.29 3.32 1.07 0.99 1.14 3.00 3.00 3.25 70% 79% 73% 30% 21% 27%
Education 3.31 3.00 3.27 1.07 0.78 0.80 3.00 3.00 3.00 69% 79% 87% 31% 21% 13%
Humanities 3.16 3.09 3.62 1.03 0.84 1.09 3.00 3.00 4.00 65% 74% 86% 35% 26% 14%
Science & Math 3.07 3.08 2.88 1.02 0.91 0.91 3.00 3.00 3.00 64% 73% 65% 36% 27% 35%
Social Sciences 3.47 3.62 3.43 1.09 1.11 1.28 3.00 4.00 3.00 80% 84% 71% 20% 16% 29%
Interdisciplinary Studies 3.86 3.80 3.30 0.99 0.84 0.82 4.00 4.00 3.50 83% 100% 80% 17% 0% 20%
6 Human Behavior, Social Proc/Inst 3.78 3.73 3.72 0.97 1.07 1.03 4.00 4.00 3.83 89% 86% 88% 11% 14% 12%
Education 3.85 3.93 3.53 0.86 0.62 0.64 4.00 4.00 4.00 92% 100% 93% 8% 0% 7%
Humanities 3.57 3.47 3.66 1.00 0.95 1.05 4.00 4.00 4.00 86% 87% 87% 14% 13% 13%
Science & Math 3.40 3.38 3.25 0.80 1.14 1.06 3.00 3.00 3.00 87% 73% 75% 13% 27% 25%
Social Sciences 4.18 4.16 4.11 0.97 1.00 0.95 5.00 4.00 4.00 93% 93% 95% 7% 7% 5%
Interdisciplinary Studies 4.00 3.75 3.50 0.76 1.50 0.85 4.00 4.00 3.50 100% 75% 90% 0% 25% 10%
7 Communication, Language,Lit,Phil 3.39 3.31 3.29 1.05 1.18 1.05 3.00 3.00 3.23 74% 75% 77% 26% 25% 23%
Education 3.54 3.93 2.93 0.93 0.83 0.70 4.00 4.00 3.00 85% 93% 80% 15% 7% 20%
Humanities 3.76 4.04 4.11 1.00 0.88 0.92 4.00 4.00 4.00 86% 96% 97% 14% 4% 3%
Science & Math 2.91 2.78 3.00 0.94 1.11 1.01 3.00 3.00 3.00 60% 60% 67% 40% 40% 33%
Social Sciences 3.44 3.23 3.25 1.06 1.17 1.05 3.00 3.00 3.00 78% 73% 77% 22% 27% 23%
Interdisciplinary Studies 4.00 2.20 3.30 0.76 1.30 1.06 4.00 2.00 3.00 100% 40% 80% 0% 60% 20%
8 Fine Arts 3.31 3.24 3.11 1.18 1.19 1.12 3.00 3.00 3.04 70% 70% 68% 30% 30% 32%
Education 3.69 3.29 3.47 0.91 0.91 0.92 4.00 3.00 3.00 92% 79% 87% 8% 21% 13%
Humanities 3.59 4.00 3.70 1.26 1.10 1.13 4.00 4.00 4.00 76% 85% 81% 24% 15% 19%
Science & Math 3.09 2.83 3.08 1.07 1.11 1.01 3.00 3.00 3.00 67% 60% 73% 33% 40% 27%
Social Sciences 3.24 3.04 2.81 1.25 1.14 1.09 3.00 3.00 3.00 67% 65% 57% 33% 35% 43%
Interdisciplinary Studies 3.00 3.60 2.80 0.76 1.52 0.79 3.00 4.00 3.00 67% 80% 60% 33% 20% 40%
9 Physical & Biological Sciences 3.21 3.27 3.15 1.15 1.22 1.23 3.00 3.00 3.09 71% 72% 67% 29% 28% 33%
Education 3.08 2.93 3.13 0.62 0.73 0.83 3.00 3.00 3.00 85% 71% 87% 15% 29% 13%
Humanities 2.61 2.72 3.03 0.92 1.02 1.07 3.00 3.00 3.00 56% 62% 68% 44% 38% 32%
Science & Math 4.07 4.25 4.02 0.95 1.04 1.30 4.00 5.00 5.00 93% 92% 88% 7% 8% 12%
Social Sciences 2.91 2.82 2.69 1.10 1.11 1.03 3.00 3.00 3.00 63% 59% 51% 37% 41% 49%
Interdisciplinary Studies 3.43 3.60 3.20 1.40 0.89 0.92 4.00 3.00 3.00 67% 100% 80% 33% 0% 20%
10 Global: Human Diversity 3.54 3.38 3.53 1.05 1.05 1.20 4.00 4.00 3.63 80% 79% 80% 20% 21% 20%
Education 4.08 3.93 4.00 0.83 0.73 1.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 92% 100% 93% 8% 0% 7%
Humanities 3.47 3.62 3.58 1.09 0.95 1.27 3.00 4.00 4.00 78% 87% 76% 22% 13% 24%
Science & Math 3.00 2.98 3.09 0.97 1.14 1.12 3.00 3.00 3.00 67% 62% 72% 33% 38% 28%
Social Sciences 3.85 3.50 3.65 0.94 1.00 1.21 4.00 4.00 4.00 91% 85% 80% 9% 15% 20%
Interdisciplinary Studies 3.86 3.00 3.50 0.83 1.00 1.08 4.00 3.00 3.50 100% 60% 80% 0% 40% 20%
11 Global:People & Environment 3.19 3.06 3.00 1.10 1.08 1.04 3.00 3.00 2.95 70% 69% 67% 30% 31% 33%
Education 3.62 3.43 3.00 1.08 0.94 0.93 3.00 3.00 3.00 85% 86% 67% 15% 14% 33%
Humanities 2.95 3.02 2.84 1.16 1.09 1.14 3.00 3.00 3.00 62% 63% 57% 38% 37% 43%
Science & Math 3.36 3.07 2.96 0.95 1.05 1.18 3.00 3.00 3.00 73% 71% 64% 27% 29% 36%
Social Sciences 3.06 3.01 3.05 1.13 1.15 0.96 3.00 3.00 3.00 66% 69% 69% 34% 31% 31%
Interdisciplinary Studies 3.71 2.80 3.30 1.03 1.30 0.82 4.00 3.00 3.50 83% 60% 80% 17% 40% 20%
12 Global: International Perspective 3.29 3.05 3.09 1.11 1.16 1.16 3.00 3.00 3.04 71% 66% 65% 29% 34% 35%
Education 3.38 3.29 3.67 0.92 1.07 1.29 4.00 3.00 4.00 77% 71% 73% 23% 29% 27%
Humanities 3.53 3.45 3.00 1.04 1.18 1.21 4.00 4.00 3.00 81% 74% 66% 19% 26% 34%
Science & Math 2.98 2.63 3.06 1.20 0.96 1.08 3.00 3.00 3.00 62% 54% 67% 38% 46% 33%
Social Sciences 3.35 3.13 3.11 1.03 1.20 1.19 3.00 3.00 3.00 76% 69% 64% 24% 31% 36%
Interdisciplinary Studies 3.50 2.80 3.40 1.26 1.79 1.17 3.50 3.00 3.50 60% 60% 70% 40% 40% 30%
13 Global:Ethic/Civic Responsibility 3.29 3.21 3.17 1.04 1.01 1.09 3.00 3.00 3.15 73% 77% 73% 27% 23% 27%
Education 3.38 3.43 3.47 0.74 0.65 1.13 4.00 3.50 3.00 85% 93% 80% 15% 7% 20%
Humanities 3.14 3.09 3.16 1.04 1.00 0.97 3.00 3.00 3.00 68% 70% 84% 32% 30% 16%
Science & Math 3.16 3.02 2.73 0.97 0.99 0.89 3.00 3.00 3.00 73% 69% 65% 27% 31% 35%
Social Sciences 3.47 3.42 3.35 1.09 1.05 1.15 4.00 3.00 3.00 80% 84% 74% 20% 16% 26%
Interdisciplinary Studies 3.29 3.60 3.33 1.28 1.14 0.71 3.00 4.00 3.00 50% 80% 89% 50% 20% 11%
All Gen Ed Average (N=157/195/187) 3.35 3.30 3.27 1.11 1.13 1.14 3.23 3.31 3.27 73% 75% 73% 27% 25% 27%
Education (N=13/14/15) 3.50 3.53 3.34 0.96 0.89 0.91 3.69 3.50 3.31 82% 85% 82% 18% 15% 18%
Humanities (N=37/47/39) 3.32 3.45 3.44 1.07 1.02 1.14 3.38 3.65 3.62 72% 79% 77% 28% 21% 23%
Science & Math (N=45/60/48) 3.28 3.18 3.20 1.00 1.05 1.08 3.23 3.27 3.23 73% 71% 73% 27% 29% 27%
Social Sciences (N=55/69/76) 3.39 3.25 3.25 1.11 1.13 1.13 3.38 3.27 3.31 75% 72% 70% 25% 28% 30%
Interdisciplinary Studies (N=7/5/10) 3.53 3.26 3.26 1.02 1.27 0.98 3.65 3.31 3.31 78% 73% 76% 22% 27% 24%
Note: Student surveys were categorized by the Division associated with the "actual" majors they indicated
in questions #2a, 2b, and 2c. Responses for students with multiple majors that crossed Divisions were
counted more than once.


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