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 3.59 3.43 3.44 1.08 1.11 1.15 3.75 3.57 3.62 82% 83% 80% 18% 17% 20%
2 Foreign Language 3.01 2.90 3.06 1.23 1.26 1.25 2.96 2.71 2.95 63% 54% 62% 37% 46% 38%
3 Mathematical/Symbolic Reasoning 3.25 3.32 3.26 1.27 1.18 1.18 3.16 3.35 3.24 67% 76% 72% 33% 24% 28%
4 Artistic Performance 3.44 3.48 3.42 1.09 1.20 1.13 3.49 3.66 3.51 78% 76% 75% 22% 24% 25%
5 Historical Perspectives 3.25 3.28 3.32 1.07 1.00 1.14 3.15 3.24 3.25 70% 77% 73% 30% 23% 27%
6 Human Behavior, Social Proc/Inst 3.76 3.68 3.72 0.99 1.08 1.03 3.83 3.80 3.83 88% 84% 88% 12% 16% 12%
7 Communication, Language,Lit,Phil 3.33 3.30 3.29 1.04 1.18 1.05 3.31 3.41 3.23 75% 74% 77% 25% 26% 23%
8 Fine Arts 3.31 3.21 3.11 1.18 1.17 1.12 3.33 3.27 3.04 72% 70% 68% 28% 30% 32%
9 Physical & Biological Sciences 3.25 3.27 3.15 1.16 1.23 1.23 3.19 3.20 3.09 72% 71% 67% 28% 29% 33%
10 Global: Human Diversity 3.53 3.37 3.53 1.05 1.07 1.20 3.58 3.52 3.63 81% 78% 80% 19% 22% 21%
11 Global:People & Environment 3.16 3.08 3.00 1.10 1.06 1.04 3.13 3.08 2.95 71% 70% 67% 29% 30% 33%
12 Global: International Perspective 3.26 3.04 3.09 1.10 1.15 1.16 3.29 2.99 3.04 73% 65% 65% 27% 35% 35%
13 Global:Ethic/Civic Responsibility 3.25 3.20 3.17 1.01 1.01 1.09 3.30 3.15 3.15 74% 75% 73% 26% 25% 27%
All Gen Ed Average 3.34 3.27 3.27 1.11 1.13 1.14 3.34 3.30 3.27 74% 73% 73% 26% 27% 27%
Summary of Scores** for Importance 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 3.57 3.39 3.46 1.11 1.16 1.22 3.67 3.40 3.67 82% 77% 78% 18% 23% 22%
2 Foreign Language 2.43 2.46 2.66 1.26 1.24 1.27 2.17 2.20 2.38 38% 39% 46% 62% 61% 54%
3 Mathematical/Symbolic Reasoning 3.00 3.13 2.99 1.39 1.25 1.25 2.89 3.10 2.93 58% 64% 62% 42% 36% 38%
4 Artistic Performance 2.61 2.56 2.57 1.27 1.31 1.32 2.42 2.33 2.32 47% 45% 45% 53% 55% 55%
5 Historical Perspectives 2.78 2.83 2.96 1.12 1.22 1.31 2.63 2.74 2.80 54% 57% 58% 46% 43% 42%
6 Human Behavior, Social Proc/Inst 3.39 3.32 3.40 1.19 1.17 1.21 3.34 3.36 4.39 72% 72% 75% 28% 28% 25%
7 Communication, Language,Lit,Phil 3.04 3.04 2.91 1.08 1.21 1.15 2.95 2.98 2.82 64% 61% 60% 36% 39% 40%
8 Fine Arts 2.62 2.64 2.45 1.27 1.29 1.23 2.41 2.45 2.30 47% 49% 44% 53% 51% 56%
9 Physical & Biological Sciences 2.91 2.95 2.84 1.33 1.39 1.41 2.79 2.67 2.49 57% 54% 50% 43% 46% 50%
10 Global: Human Diversity 3.22 3.13 3.29 1.18 1.22 1.23 3.14 3.08 3.26 68% 67% 73% 32% 33% 27%
11 Global:People & Environment 2.93 2.78 2.85 1.08 1.10 1.08 2.93 2.62 2.83 68% 54% 61% 32% 46% 39%
12 Global: International Perspective 2.89 2.91 2.96 1.12 1.27 1.25 2.79 2.78 2.84 58% 56% 60% 42% 44% 40%
13 Global:Ethic/Civic Responsibility 3.15 3.01 3.05 1.11 1.08 1.26 3.09 2.97 2.97 67% 67% 63% 33% 33% 37%
All Gen Ed Average 2.96 2.93 2.95 1.19 1.22 1.25 2.86 2.82 2.92 60% 59% 60% 40% 41% 40%
*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.