ERIC Number: ED423012
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Oct
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Pima Community College 1997-98 Graduates Report.
Attinasi, Louis C., Jr.; Reece, Dee A.
In 1997-98, 1,421 students graduated from Pima Community College (PCC) in Arizona. Sixty percent of the graduates were female and 33% minority. More specifically, the graduate population was 24% Hispanic, 4% African American, 3% Asian American, and 2% Native American. There were 9% fewer total graduates in 1997-98 than in 1996-97, and compared with 1996-97, Hispanics represented 3% more of the graduates, Anglos 3% less. Awards received by 1997-98 PCC graduates totaled 1,566, with an average of 1.1 awards per graduate. A majority (66%) of the awards were degrees. Technical and advanced certificates together accounted for 12%, and basic certificates accounted for 22%. Compared with 1996-97, degrees and technical certificates represented slightly larger percentages of awards, while basic and advanced certificates earned were slightly fewer. The Associate of Applied Science was the most frequently awarded degree, representing slightly more than half of all degrees granted. Another one-third of awarded degrees was the Associate of General Studies degree. Appended are additional statistics for degrees and certificates awarded by degree program, ethnicity, and gender. (AS)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
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Authoring Institution: Pima Community Coll., Tucson, AZ. Office of Research and Planning.