NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
ERIC Number: EJ824570
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 18
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 7
ISSN: ISSN-0021-3667
Assessing General Education Skills in an Undergraduate Business Degree Program
Lusher, Anna L.
Journal of General Education, v52 n4 p317-334 2003
West Liberty State College (WLSC) is a baccalaureate-general state college situated on 290 acres in the village of West Liberty, West Virginia. In the fall 2002 semester, the College reported an enrollment of 2,571 students. The College contains four academic units: the School of Business Administration, the School of Education, the School of Liberal Arts, and the School of Sciences. WLSC confers four bachelor's degrees within 10 departments and 24 programs/specializations. This article examines the integration of general education skills and knowledge into the major fields of study at WLSC with a specific focus on the School of Business Administration. Assessment of general education goals in the Business program and the development of a Primary Trait Analysis instrument to measure general education outcomes in this field of study are discussed in this paper. (Contains 4 tables.)
Pennsylvania State University Press. 820 North University Drive, USB 1 Suite C, University Park, PA 16802. Tel: 800-326-9180; Tel: 814-865-1327; Fax: 814-863-1408; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: West Virginia