ERIC Number: ED374856
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
College of the Canyons Degrees and Certificates Awarded, 1990 to 1994.
College of the Canyons, Santa Clarita, CA.
After the conclusion of each academic year, the Computer Center at the College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, California, compiles a data file of degrees and certificates awarded by the college from July 1 through June 30. This information is transmitted to the Chancellor's Office and becomes part of the statewide Management Information System. The following data were compiled from the Computer Center's files for 1990-94: associate degrees awarded; associate degrees awarded by gender, race/ethnicity, disability, discipline, discipline and gender, discipline and ethnicity, and discipline and disability. Calculations were also made of certificates awarded by time/units required; certificates awarded by gender, race/ethnicity, disability, and discipline. Significant changes during the period were as follows: (1) associate of science (AS) degrees increased by 41.5%; (2) females earning AS degrees increased by 33.3%, and males earning AS degrees increased by 52.9%; (3) Associate of Arts (AA) degrees earned by Latino students increased by 62.5%; (4) AS degrees awarded to females in the biological sciences increased by 366.7%; (5) AA degrees awarded to non-white students in business and management increased by 53.3%, in public affairs and services by 75%, and in interdisciplinary studies by 88%; and (6) AA degrees earned by non-white students increased by 27.3% and by disabled students by 22.2%. (KP)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College of the Canyons, Santa Clarita, CA.