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ERIC Number: ED010904
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Apr
Pages: 56
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Reference Count: 0
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THE UNDERGRADUATE COURSE PROGRAMS OF 1,612 1965 UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT GRADUATES.
FARNER, FRANK
SIXTY-FOUR STUDY AREAS INCLUDING 52 MAJORS WERE GROUPED INTO SIX BROAD CATEGORIES IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES AND SEVEN PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS. THE TRANSCRIPTS OF GRADUATES WERE REDUCED TO DATA CARDS AND ANALYZED BY COMPUTER. THE FINDINGS INDICATED THAT (1) WORK TAKEN WITHIN THE MAJOR RANGED FROM A LOW OF 23 PERCENT FOR EDUCATION TO A HIGH OF 53 PERCENT FOR FINE ARTS, (2) LIBERAL ARTS MAJORS TOOK 86 PERCENT OF THEIR WORK IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND VERY LITTLE IN THE PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS, (3) MAJORS IN MATHEMATICS AND THE BIOLOGICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES TOOK A LARGE PROPORTION OF THE WORK IN THE HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, BUT HUMANITIES AND SCHOOL SCIENCE MAJORS TOOK LITTLE WORK IN MATHEMATICS AND THE BIOLOGICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES, AND (4) PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL MAJORS TOOK A SIGNIFICANT PROPORTION OF WORK IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS WITH A HEAVY EMPHASIS ON PROFESSIONAL SPECIALIZATION. (JB)
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Authoring Institution: Connecticut Univ., Storrs.
Identifiers: Connecticut (Storrs)