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Cohen, Arthur M.; Ignash, Jan M. – Community College Review, 1993
Describes study that sought to find the ratio of liberal arts to nonliberal arts courses taught in the nation's community colleges; the extent to which the curriculum is devoted to nonliberal arts; the number of transferable nonliberal arts courses; and the variability of transfer of these courses. Considers the transferability of nonliberal arts…
Descriptors: Classification, College Credits, College Curriculum, Community Colleges
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Cohen, Arthur M.; Brawer, Florence B. – Community College Review, 1987
Traces the current status of the community college academic curriculum through data from several national studies conducted by the Center for the Study of Community Colleges over the past 10 years. Sees the Humanities, Sciences, Fine Arts, Mathematics, and English Composition as the academic disciplinary core of the collegiate curriculum. (CBC)
Descriptors: Academic Education, College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Core Curriculum
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Cohen, Arthur M.; Ignash, Jan M. – Community College Review, 1992
Describes a study conducted by the Center for the Study of Community Colleges to investigate the liberal arts credit offerings of 164 community colleges nationwide. Considers the make-up of the college curriculum, trends in course level (remedial, standard, or advanced), average class size, and total enrollments. (DMM)
Descriptors: Class Size, College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Enrollment
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Cohen, Arthur M. – Community College Review, 1986
Considers ways of measuring educational outcomes. Summarizes results from the Center for the Study of Community Colleges' administration of the General Academic Assessment, which measures the general education/liberal arts knowledge of two-year college student cohorts. Reveals direct relationships between test scores and credits taken and…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Community Colleges, General Education, Liberal Arts