ERIC Number: ED094674
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
On the Appeal of the Three-Year Baccalaureate Degree Program. Institutional Research Report No. 73-1.
McNally, James L.
The State University of New York College of Arts and Science at Geneseo initiated a 3-year baccalaureate degree program in the fall 1971 semester by enrolling 106 freshmen representing six departments. An additional 372 freshmen entered the program in the fall 1972 semester, bringing the current total enrollment to 458 students representing majors from most of the disciplines. A study was conducted during the fall 1972 semester to ascertain student reasons for participating in a 3-year program as well as reasons for declining the invitation. A 19-item questionnaire was prepared for the participant groups and included items pertaining to reasons for electing the program, plans for continuing in the program, and perceptions of the academic milieu. The questionnaire for the fall 1972 nonparticipants consisted of 17 items covering reasons for declining the invitation as well as a series of questions paralleling those in the participant questionnaire. Questionnaire results are categorized according to reasons for participation, reasons for declining, preference for Geneseo, participant regard for the program, area tests, transfer possibilities, academic milieu, and advisement. For related document, see HE 005 801. (MJM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Geneseo. Coll. at Geneseo.