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ERIC Number: ED339430
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Broome Community College Placement and Transfer Report, Class of 1991.
Broome Community Coll., Binghamton, NY.
The results of a survey administered to the 1991 graduates of Broome Community College (BCC) in New York are provided, based on the number of degrees awarded (N=993). Introductory material summarizes the survey methodology and highlights the following key findings, based on a 92% response rate: (1) overall, 52% of the graduates were employed, and 4% were unemployed; (2) 42% transferred to four-year colleges or to technical schools; (3) 87% of those employed were working in Broome County or the Southern Tier; and (4) 74% of those who transferred attended colleges in the State University of New York system. Next, a profile of the class of 1991 is provided, including comparative data and classification by type of degree awarded; geographic patterns of employment; the top 12 employers of BCC graduates; the relationship between job title and academic curricula; geographic patterns of transfer; and the rank order of the top 10 upper division schools attended. The next section, comprising the bulk of the report, consists of employment, salary, and transfer information for graduates from the following fields: business; computer studies; engineering and technology; health sciences; liberal arts; and special career programs. Comparative data for the classes of 1986, 1988, and 1990 are provided for each field of study. Finally, transfer data are presented, listing BCC major, major applied for, and grade point average by receiving senior institution. The survey instrument is attached. (JMC)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, College Outcomes Assessment, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Education Work Relationship, Employment Patterns, Followup Studies, Grade Point Average, Graduate Surveys, Outcomes of Education, Questionnaires, Salaries, Tables (Data), Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Universities
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Broome Community Coll., Binghamton, NY.