FIRST II
Survey 2004 Course Data

May 2004


Data from 90 of 178 participants (~50% completion)


Courses being reformed by FIRST II faculty

Discipline

# of Courses

% of Courses

Applied Course (e.g. Agriculture)

10

4.7

Chemistry and Biochemistry

13

6.1

Cell and Molecular (includes Genetics)

25

11.8

Ecology and Evolution

31

14.6

Introductory Biology

43

20.3

Limnology and Oceanography

5

2.4

Math (includes Statistics)

10

4.7

Microbiology

12

5.7

Plant Biology

9

4.2

Physiology (includes Neuro, Imm, Nutr)

15

7.1

Geology, Geography, Astronomy

7

3.3

Zoology

11

5.2

Other

21

9.9

Total

212

 

 


FIRST II courses by size:

# Students

Category

# of Courses

% of Courses

<15

S

68

22

16-30

S/M

144

46

31-60

M

56

18

61-100

M/L

21

7

100-200

L

17

6

>200

XL

4

1

 


FIRST II courses by audience:
these will not add to 100% since many courses include mixtures of these audiences

Audience

# of Courses

% of Courses

Undergraduate non-science majors

93

30

Lower division undergraduate science majors

95

30

Upper division undergraduate science majors

126

40

Graduate Students

35

11

Pre-Service Teachers

38

12

Other

10

3

 


# of students in FIRST II reformed classes each year:

10,800