Lowest Success Rate Courses with Enrollment Greater than 1000--Data Brief

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Graph 1 and Table 1  present the 10 high-enrollment courses (enrollment >1000) with the lowest completion rates in Fall 2007. Enrollments in the 10 courses totaled 24,071 with 12,538 of these successfully completed for an overall completion rate of 52%.

The Fall 2007 course completion rates range from 62% for PSYC 2301 to 40% for MATH 0304.

High-Enrollment Course Completion Rates, Fall 2007Table 1: High-Enrollment Course Completion Rates (Fall 2007)

Course Total
Enrollment
Total
Completed
Percent
Completed
PSYC 2301 3192 1964 62%
PHIL 1301 1120 674 60%
BIOL 1408 1592 923 58%
MATH 1314 1944 1116 57%
HIST 1301 4127 2317 56%
ECON 2301 2022 1089 54%
BIOL 2401 2161 1012 47%
MATH 0302 2217 1031 47%
MATH 0350 3245 1442 44%
MATH 0304 2451 970 40%
Total 24,071 12,538 52%

 

Graph 2 and Table 2 present the 10 high-enrollment courses (enrollment >1000) with the lowest completion rates in Fall 2008. Enrollments in the 10 courses totaled 22,323 with 12,142 of these successfully completed for an overall completion rate of 54%.

High-Enrollment Course Completion Rates, Fall 2008

Table 2: High-Enrollment Course Completion Rates (Fall 2008)

Course Total
Enrollment
Total
Completed
Percent
Completed
HIST 1301 4524 2847 63%
ECON 2301 2067 1252 61%
PHIL 1301 1094 671 61%
MATH 1314 2108 1244 59%
BIOL 1408 1623 915 56%
ACCT 2301 1065 581 55%
BIOL 2401 2236 1126 50%
MATH 0350 3306 1626 49%
MATH 0302 2078 1002 48%
MATH 0304 2222 878 40%
Total 22,323 12,142 54%

 

The Fall 2008 course completion rates range from 63% for HIST 1301 to 40% for MATH 0304.

PSYC 2301 appears in 2007 but not in 2008. ACCT 2301 appears in 2008 but not in 2007. The remaining nine (9) courses appear both years with the same four (4) courses at the bottom of both lists (although in a slightly different order): BIOL 2401, MATH 0302, MATH 0304, and MATH 0350.

 

Contact

Kimberly Beatty, Ed.D.
Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Success
1500 Houston St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
817-515-5636
kimberly.beatty@tccd.edu

 

 

Updated August 27, 2013

 

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