ERIC Number: ED450834
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Houston Community College System 1999-2000 Fact Book.
Houston Community Coll. System, TX.
The Houston Community College System 1999-2000 Fact Book provides general statistical information about the college system. It addresses financial information, personnel profile, student profile, academic achievement, enrollment trends, and instructional programs. Institutional goals and objectives for 1997-2000 include promoting student success, improving student access, ensuring responsive curricula, and building new partnerships. As the state-mandated workforce trainer for the City of Houston, with a commitment to intellectual growth, economic expansion, and community development, the college system has developed a broad range of programs and services to ensure that no group of individuals is without resources to reach its goals. Highlights of the report include: (1) out of 702 full-time faculty during fall 1999, 51.2% had master's degrees as highest degree earned, while 26.0% had bachelor's or other qualifications and 22.7% had doctoral degrees; (2) the system transfer rate for the 1997-98 academic year was 28.8%, slightly lower than the state transfer rate of 29.0%; (3) top academic courses for fall 1999 were English, mathematics, and history; (4) top technical courses for fall 1999 were computer science technology, health sciences programs, and construction trades; (5) continuing education enrollment distribution showed that 31.6% enrolled in drivers' education, 26.7% enrolled in computer science courses, and 14.5% enrolled in language courses. Contains numerous tables and graphs. (JA)
Descriptors: Accountability, College Administration, Community Colleges, Educational Trends, Enrollment, Institutional Characteristics, Organizational Objectives, School Effectiveness, Two Year Colleges
For full text: http://www.hccs.cc.tx.us.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Houston Community Coll. System, TX.