Spring 2004 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 College Writing 3.44 0.18 1.15 3.62 80% 20%
2 Foreign Language 3.06 0.19 1.25 2.95 62% 38%
3 Mathematical/Symbolic Reasoning 3.26 0.18 1.18 3.24 72% 28%
4 Artistic Performance 3.42 0.17 1.13 3.51 75% 25%
5 Historical Perspectives 3.32 0.18 1.14 3.25 73% 27%
6 Human Behavior, Social Proc/Inst 3.72 0.16 1.03 3.83 88% 12%
7 Communication, Language,Lit,Phil 3.29 0.16 1.05 3.23 77% 23%
8 Fine Arts 3.11 0.17 1.12 3.04 68% 32%
9 Physical & Biological Sciences 3.15 0.19 1.23 3.09 67% 33%
10 Global: Human Diversity 3.53 0.19 1.20 3.63 80% 21%
11 Global:People & Environment 3.00 0.16 1.04 2.95 67% 33%
12 Global: International Perspective 3.09 0.18 1.16 3.04 65% 35%
13 Global:Ethic/Civic Responsibility 3.17 0.17 1.09 3.15 73% 27%
All Gen Ed Average 3.27 0.17 1.14 3.27 73% 27%


*Scores based on a 5-point scale, 1-not at all, 3-moderately, 5-very well.
**Scores based on a 5-point scale, 1-not at all important, 3-important, 5-extremely important.
^The mean is accurate, with a 95% level of confidence, within the range of the mean +/- the corresponding confidence factor.
Note: N=164; response rate = 46%


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