General Education Assessment Data

Goal I

General Education courses will contribute to students’ ability to communicate, think critically, apply course content, and understand the multifaceted includes, biological, psychological and sociological, on human nature. Expected outcome: 80% of the Learning Outcomes established by the General Education faculty are met by the composite of General Education courses.

General Education Learning Outcomes
2011-2012
2012-2013
2013-2014
2014-2015
Communicate effectively, either in written or oral format

87.5%
objectives met

100%
objectives met
100%
objectives met
85%
objectives met
Understand the fundamental concepts and applications of the natural and life sciences 81.3%
objectives met
78.6%
objectives met
72.7%
objectives met
88%
objectives met
Understand the influence of different environmental, social, and cultural contexts in shaping human thought and behavior 83%
objectives met
100%
objectives met
100%
objectives met
96%
objectives met
Think critically, apply abstract concepts, and draw conclusions from course concepts 80%
objectives met
80%
objectives met
91.7%
objectives met
86%
objectives met

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Goal II

The Pre-Nursing track will prepare students to be successful in the Carolinas College Nursing program.

General Education Learning Outcomes
2011
2012
2013
2014
Of the students entering Pre-Nursing who are seeking admission to the School of Nursing, 50% are admitted 66% (Met) 70% (Met) 76% (Met) 68% (Met)
Pass rate in NUR 101 for Pre-Nursing students meets or exceeds pass rate for Non-Pre-Nursing students PNUR = 89%
NUR = 90%
(Not Met)
PNUR = 91.5%
NUR = 95%
(Not Met)
PNUR = 98%
NUR = 93.5%
(Met)
PNUR = 98.5%
NUR = 92.5%
(Met)
Nursing graduation rate of 75% among students completing the Pre-Nursing program (completed within 150% of normal program length) 80% (Met) 88% (Met) 76% (Met) 85% (Met)

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Goal III

The Pre-Radiologic Technology track will prepare students to be successful in the Carolinas College Radiologic Technology program.

Expected outcomes (actual outcomes unavailable since first cohort began in Fall 2014):

  • Of the students entering Pre-RAD who are seeking admission to the Radiologic Technology program, 50% are admitted.
  • Pass rate of first semester RAD courses for Pre-RAD students meets or exceeds pass rate for Non-Pre-RAD students
  • Radiologic technology graduation rate of 75% among students completing the Pre-Rad program (completed within 150% of normal program length).

Percentage Passed Required Licensure/Certificate Exam on First Attempt

Source: Placement and Pass Rate
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2014
National Average
Histotechnology - 67% 60%
Medical Laboratory Science 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 78%
Nursing 97% 97% 96% 95% 90% 83%
Radiation Therapy 88% 100% 91% 100% 100% 90%
Radiologic Technology 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 89%
Surgical Technology 100% 100% 91% 100% 89% 70%
College Summary 97% 98% 96.7% 96.3% 90.9% -
College Goal 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% -

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Graduation Rate by Program (at 150% of normal program length)

Source: Graduation Rate Data (ending cohort)
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
Histotechnology  - 100% 100%
Medical Laboratory Science 100% 100% 91.7% 91.7% 84.6%
Nursing 80.60% 85% 86.7% 79.8% 83.3%
Radiation Therapy - 72.7% 70% 66.7% 88.9%
Radiologic Technology 70% 85% 75% 55.6% 73.7%
Surgical Technology 66.7% 58.3% 91.7% 92.9% 64%
College Summary 79.8% 83.5% 85.1% 79% 81.5%
College Goal 75% 75% 75% 75% 75%

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Full-Time Placement Rate in Field within Six Months of Graduation

Year of Graduation
Source: Placement Lists
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
Histotechnology - - 100%
Medical Laboratory Science 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Nursing 94% 91% 86% 85% 83.6%
Radiation Therapy 13% 14.3% 16.7% 12.5% 50%
Radiologic Technology 43.8% 28.6% 36.4% 8.3% 18.8%
Surgical Technology 100% 100% 90% 61.5% 87.5%
College Summary 83% 82.6% 80.8% 74.7% 78.8%
College Goal 90% 90% 90% 90% 90%

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Full-Time Placement Rate in Field within Carolinas HealthCare System within Six Months of Graduation

Year of Graduation
Source: Placement Lists
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
Histotechnology 75%
Medical Laboratory Science 92% 81.8% 83.3% 90.9% 72.7%
Nursing 81% 79.2% 94.6% 89.7% 84.8%
Radiation Therapy 13% 100% 100% 100% 0%
Radiologic Technology 38% 100% 25% 100% 0%
Surgical Technology 100% 100% 100% 87.5% 71.4%
College Summary 88% 81.3% 91.5% 89.8% 81.5%
College Goal 85% 85% 85% 85% 85%

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