PROGRAM EVALUATION:

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

Table of Contents

 

Notes

Section I: Unduplicated Discipline Enrollment Profile

Section II: Program Placed Student Profile

Section III: Number of Degrees Awarded

Section IV: FTES: FTEF Ratios

Section V: Graduate Survey Summary

Section VI: Transfer Data

 

 

 

Notes



Section I: Unduplicated Discipline Enrollment Profile

NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

UNDUPLICATED DISCIPLINE ENROLLMENT PROFILE

FALL 1998

DISCIPLINE=TRV

              
                           COURSE CAMPUS    

                           ANNANDALE    COLLEGE    

                           N      %     N      %    

     ENROLLMENT            262 100.0    262  100.0

     SEX
       MALE                53  20.2     53   20.2
       FEMALE             209  79.8    209   79.8

     RACE
       WHITE              162  61.8    162   61.8    
       BLACK               28  10.7     28   10.7    
       AM.INDIAN            2   0.8      2    0.8    
       ASIAN               10   3.8     10    3.8    
       HISPANIC            44  16.8     44   16.8    
       OTHER               16   6.1     16    6.1

     AGE GROUP
       17 & BELOW          11   4.2     11    4.2
       18-21 YRS           36  13.7     36   13.7
       22-30 YRS           76  29.0     76   29.0
       31-44 YRS           53  20.2     53   20.2
       45-59 YRS           79  30.2     79   30.2    
       60+ YRS              7   2.7      7    2.7

     FULL-TIME PART-TIME
       FULL-TIME           47  17.9     47   17.9
       PART-TIME          215  82.1    215   82.1

     TRAVEL & TOURISM AAS, CERT
       IN PROGRAM          83  31.7     83   31.7    
       NOT IN PROGRAM     179  68.3    179   68.3    



    SOURCE: IRIS COURSE AND STUDENT MASTER FILES, LABS WERE REMOVED.
              INFORMATION REFLECTS CENSUS DATE ENROLLMENT.
    (Student may have multiple enrollments but is counted only once)

 

Section II: Program Placed Student Profile

NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

PROGRAM PLACED STUDENT PROFILE

FALL 1994 - FALL 1998

   MAJOR:TRAVEL AND TOURISM  SPECIAL:                  AWARD:  AAS             CAMPUS: ALEXANDRIA    

                       FALL                 FALL                 FALL                 FALL                 FALL    
                       1994                 1995                 1996                 1997                 1998    

                    N        %           N        %           N        %           N        %           N        %    
                    ---------------      ---------------      ---------------      ---------------      ------------    
   HEADCOUNT        1      100.0         1      100.0         1      100.0         1      100.0         1      100.0    

     SEX    
   MALE             1      100.0         1      100.0         1      100.0         1      100.0         0          0    
   FEMALE           0          0         0          0         0          0         0          0         1      100.0    

     RACE    
   WHITE            1      100.0         1      100.0         1      100.0         1      100.0         1      100.0    

     ENROLLMENT STATUS    
   FT               0          0         0          0         0          0         0          0         1      100.0    
   PT               1      100.0         1      100.0         1      100.0         1      100.0         0          0    

     AGEGROUP    
   22-24            1      100.0         0          0         0          0         0          0         0          0    
   25-29            0          0         0          0         0          0         0          0         1      100.0    
   45-59            0          0         1      100.0         1      100.0         1      100.0         0          0    

     STUDENT TYPE    
   FIRST-TIME       0          0         0          0         0          0         0          0         1      100.0    
   RETURNING        1      100.0         1      100.0         1      100.0         1      100.0         0          0    

     LEGAL RESIDENCE    
   NORTHERN VA      1      100.0         1      100.0         1      100.0         1      100.0         0          0    
   OUT OF STATE     0          0         0          0         0          0         0          0         1      100.0    

     DAY/NIGHT    
   DAY ONLY         0          0         0          0         1      100.0         0          0         0          0    
   NIGHT ONLY       1      100.0         1      100.0         0          0         1      100.0         0          0    
   MIXED            0          0         0          0         0          0         0          0         1      100.0    

              
               
   SOURCE: INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH INFORMATION SYSTEM FILES    




NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

PROGRAM PLACED STUDENT PROFILE

FALL 1994 - FALL 1998

   MAJOR:TRAVEL AND TOURISM  SPECIAL:                  AWARD:  AAS             CAMPUS: ANNANDALE

                       FALL                 FALL                 FALL                 FALL                 FALL    
                       1994                 1995                 1996                 1997                 1998    

                    N        %           N        %           N        %           N        %           N        %    
                   ---------------      ---------------      ---------------      ---------------      -------------    
   HEADCOUNT       81      100.0        85      100.0        78      100.0        77      100.0        66      100.0    

     SEX    
   MALE            17       21.0        14       16.5        16       20.5        16       20.8        12       18.2    
   FEMALE          64       79.0        71       83.5        62       79.5        61       79.2        54       81.8    

     RACE    
   WHITE           52       64.2        47       55.3        49       62.8        43       55.8        38       57.6    
   BLACK            5        6.2         8        9.4         7        9.0         7        9.1         7       10.6    
   AM. INDIAN       0          0         0          0         0          0         1        1.3         1        1.5    
   ASIAN           10       12.3        11       12.9        10       12.8         7        9.1         6        9.1    
   HISPANIC        12       14.8        14       16.5         6        7.7        14       18.2        11       16.7    
   OTHER            2        2.5         5        5.9         6        7.7         5        6.5         3        4.5    

     ENROLLMENT STATUS    
   FT              24       29.6        23       27.1        25       32.1        20       26.0        19       28.8    
   PT              57       70.4        62       72.9        53       67.9        57       74.0        47       71.2    

     AGEGROUP    
   LT 18            0          0         1        1.2         0          0         2        2.6         0          0    
   18-21           20       24.7        18       21.2        15       19.2        11       14.3        13       19.7    
   22-24           11       13.6        10       11.8        11       14.1        10       13.0         9       13.6    
   25-29           12       14.8        13       15.3        19       24.4        10       13.0        13       19.7    
   30-44           19       23.5        25       29.4        19       24.4        23       29.9        17       25.8    
   45-59           16       19.8        16       18.8        13       16.7        20       26.0        13       19.7    
   60 +             3        3.7         2        2.4         1        1.3         1        1.3         1        1.5    

     STUDENT TYPE     
   FIRST-TIME      17       21.0        17       20.0        13       16.7        11       14.3        13       19.7    
   RETURNING       64       79.0        68       80.0        65       83.3        66       85.7        53       80.3    

     LEGAL RESIDENCE    
   N. VIRGINIA     65       80.2        68       80.0        58       74.4        68       88.3        51       77.3    
   OTHER VIRGINIA   3        3.7         0          0         1        1.3         0          0         1        1.5    
   OUT OF STATE    13       16.0        17       20.0        19       24.4         9       11.7        14       21.2    

     DAY/NIGHT    
   DAY ONLY        30       37.0        35       41.2        30       38.5        33       42.9        30       45.5    
   NIGHT ONLY      27       33.3        30       35.3        21       26.9        17       22.1        13       19.7    
   MIXED           24       29.6        20       23.5        27       34.6        27       35.1        23       34.8    



   SOURCE: INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH INFORMATION SYSTEM FILES    




NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

PROGRAM PLACED STUDENT PROFILE

FALL 1994 - FALL 1998

   MAJOR:TRAVEL AND TOURISM  SPECIAL:                  AWARD:  CERT            CAMPUS: ALEXANDRIA     CURRICULUM:243    

                       FALL                 FALL                 FALL                 FALL                 FALL    
                       1994                 1995                 1996                 1997                 1998    

                    N        %           N        %           N        %           N        %           N        %    
                    ---------------      ---------------      ---------------      ---------------      ------------    
   HEADCOUNT        2      100.0         2      100.0         5      100.0         2      100.0         0      100.0    

     SEX    
   MALE             0          0         1       50.0         1       20.0         0          0         0          0    
   FEMALE           2      100.0         1       50.0         4       80.0         2      100.0         0          0    

     RACE    
   WHITE            0          0         0          0         2       40.0         0          0         0          0    
   HISPANIC         2      100.0         2      100.0         3       60.0         2      100.0         0          0    

     ENROLLMENT STATUS    
   FT               1       50.0         1       50.0         1       20.0         2      100.0         0          0    
   PT               1       50.0         1       50.0         4       80.0         0          0         0          0    

     AGEGROUP    
   18-21            2      100.0         1       50.0         2       40.0         2      100.0         0          0    
   25-29            0          0         0          0         1       20.0         0          0         0          0    
   30-44            0          0         1       50.0         2       40.0         0          0         0          0    

     STUDENT TYPE    
   FIRST-TIME       2      100.0         0          0         0          0         0          0         0          0    
   RETURNING        0          0         2      100.0         5      100.0         2      100.0         0          0    

     LEGAL RESIDENCE    
   NORTHERN VIRGINIA2      100.0         2      100.0         5      100.0         2      100.0         0          0    

     DAY/NIGHT    
   DAY ONLY         2      100.0         2      100.0         3       60.0         2      100.0         0          0    
   NIGHT ONLY       0          0         0          0         1       20.0         0          0         0          0    
   MIXED            0          0         0          0         1       20.0         0          0         0          0    

              
              
   SOURCE: INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH INFORMATION SYSTEM FILES    

 

 

NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

PROGRAM PLACED STUDENT PROFILE

FALL 1994 - FALL 1998

   MAJOR:TRAVEL AND TOURISM  SPECIAL:                  AWARD:  CERT            CAMPUS: ANNANDALE      CURRICULUM:243    

                       FALL                 FALL                 FALL                 FALL                 FALL    
                       1994                 1995                 1996                 1997                 1998    

                    N        %           N        %           N        %           N        %           N        %    
                   ---------------      ---------------      ---------------      ---------------      -------------    
   HEADCOUNT       69      100.0        80      100.0        56      100.0        76      100.0        53      100.0    

     SEX    
   MALE            17       24.6        11       13.8        10       17.9         9       11.8        14       26.4    
   FEMALE          52       75.4        69       86.3        46       82.1        67       88.2        39       73.6    

     RACE    
   WHITE           38       55.1        39       48.8        34       60.7        39       51.3        27       50.9    
   BLACK            5        7.2         7        8.8         5        8.9        10       13.2         8       15.1    
   AM. INDIAN       0          0         0          0         0          0         0          0         1        1.9    
   ASIAN            9       13.0         9       11.3         8       14.3        12       15.8         6       11.3    
   HISPANIC        14       20.3        23       28.8         8       14.3        14       18.4         8       15.1    
   OTHER            3        4.3         2        2.5         1        1.8         1        1.3         3        5.7    

     ENROLLMENT STATUS    
   FT               8       11.6        10       12.5        12       21.4        13       17.1         8       15.1    
   PT              61       88.4        70       87.5        44       78.6        63       82.9        45       84.9    

     AGEGROUP    
   LT 18            3        4.3        13       16.3         0          0         5        6.6         0          0    
   18-21           14       20.3        27       33.8         7       12.5        15       19.7        10       18.9    
   22-24            5        7.2         2        2.5         4        7.1         4        5.3         6       11.3    
   25-29            6        8.7         6        7.5        10       17.9        11       14.5         5        9.4    
   30-44           11       15.9        12       15.0        11       19.6        13       17.1        17       32.1    
   45-59           28       40.6        18       22.5        24       42.9        26       34.2        12       22.6    
   60 +             2        2.9         2        2.5         0          0         2        2.6         3        5.7    

     STUDENT TYPE    
   FIRST-TIME      20       29.0        42       52.5        20       35.7        22       28.9        11       20.8    
   RETURNING       49       71.0        38       47.5        36       64.3        54       71.1        42       79.2    

     LEGAL RESIDENCE    
   N. VIRGINIA     59       85.5        69       86.3        48       85.7        69       90.8        47       88.7    
   OTHER VIRGINIA   3        4.3         0          0         1        1.8         0          0         0          0    
   OUT OF STATE     7       10.1        11       13.8         7       12.5         7        9.2         6       11.3    

     DAY/NIGHT    
   DAY ONLY        43       62.3        55       68.8        23       41.1        36       47.4        32       60.4    
   NIGHT ONLY      15       21.7        14       17.5        18       32.1        16       21.1         8       15.1    
   MIXED           11       15.9        11       13.8        15       26.8        24       31.6        13       24.5     

              
              
   SOURCE: INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH INFORMATION SYSTEM FILES    

 

 

NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

PROGRAM PLACED STUDENT PROFILE

FALL 1994 - FALL 1998

   MAJOR:CONV AND EXPO MGMT  SPECIAL:                  AWARD:  CERT            CAMPUS: ANNANDALE      CURRICULUM:267    

                       FALL                 FALL                 FALL                 FALL                 FALL    
                       1994                 1995                 1996                 1997                 1998    

                    N        %           N        %           N        %           N        %           N        %    
                   ---------------      ---------------      ---------------      ---------------      -------------    
   HEADCOUNT       21      100.0        25      100.0        35      100.0        25      100.0        21      100.0    

     SEX    
   MALE             0          0         3       12.0         2        5.7         2        8.0         3       14.3    
   FEMALE          21      100.0        22       88.0        33       94.3        23       92.0        18       85.7    

     RACE    
   WHITE           13       61.9        19       76.0        26       74.3        17       68.0        16       76.2    
   BLACK            2        9.5         2        8.0         4       11.4         5       20.0         3       14.3    
   ASIAN            3       14.3         1        4.0         2        5.7         0          0         1        4.8    
   HISPANIC         2        9.5         3       12.0         3        8.6         2        8.0         0          0    
   OTHER            1        4.8         0          0         0          0         1        4.0         1        4.8    

     ENROLLMENT STATUS    
   FT               1        4.8         2        8.0         1        2.9         5       20.0         1        4.8    
   PT              20       95.2        23       92.0        34       97.1        20       80.0        20       95.2    

     AGEGROUP    
   LT 18            0          0         0          0         0          0         1        4.0         0          0    
   18-21            2        9.5         1        4.0         0          0         1        4.0         2        9.5    
   22-24            3       14.3         4       16.0         2        5.7         1        4.0         0          0    
   25-29            6       28.6         5       20.0         8       22.9         7       28.0         7       33.3    
   30-44            8       38.1        11       44.0        17       48.6        13       52.0         5       23.8    
   45-59            2        9.5         4       16.0         8       22.9         2        8.0         7       33.3    

     STUDENT TYPE    
   FIRST-TIME      11       52.4         6       24.0         7       20.0         5       20.0         3       14.3    
   RETURNING       10       47.6        19       76.0        28       80.0        20       80.0        18       85.7    

     LEGAL RESIDENCE    
   N. VIRGINIA     18       85.7        20       80.0        27       77.1        21       84.0        20       95.2    
   OUT OF STATE     3       14.3         5       20.0         8       22.9         4       16.0         1        4.8     

     DAY/NIGHT    
   DAY ONLY         4       19.0         5       20.0         4       11.4         4       16.0         4       19.0    
   NIGHT ONLY      15       71.4        17       68.0        26       74.3        16       64.0        16       76.2    
   MIXED            2        9.5         3       12.0         5       14.3         5       20.0         1        4.8    

               
              
   SOURCE: INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH INFORMATION SYSTEM FILES




Section III: Number of Degrees Awarded

1997 Through 1999 Graduates With An A.A.S. and CERT In

Travel and Tourism

CURRICULUM/SPECIALIZATION

YEAR OF GRADUATION

 

1997

1998

1999

Total

Travel and Tourism, A.A.S.

13

12

10

35

Travel and Tourism, CERT

25

30

14

69

Travel and Tourism/Convention & Exposition Management, CERT

8

5

6

19

Total

46

47

30

123

Note: Few of the students in this program may have more than one award.

Source: OIR - IRIS Graduate Files and Online Graduate File.

 

Section IV: FTES: FTEF Ratios

FTES:FTEF Ratios by Campus

Discipline Prefix: TRV

Annandale Campus

 

FTES:FTEF

Ratio

Current Funded Ratio

Differential

Fall 1997

20.2

19.4

0.8

Spring 1998

21.5

19.4

2.1

Fall 1998

19.5

19.4

0.1

Spring 1999

16.8

19.4

-2.6

Ratio = Actual Ratio of FTES:FTEF

Current Funded Ratio = Current Funded SCHEV ratio

Differential = Difference Between Actual Ratio and Current Funded Ratio




Section V: Graduate Survey Summary

NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

GRADUATE SURVEY SUMMARY 1993 - 1997

    
        PROGRAM: TRAVEL & TOURISM, A.A.S.    
                                                                    GRADUATE RATINGS FOR SELECTED COLLEGE SERVICES    
                                                                  (4=EXCELLENT 3=GOOD 2=AVERAGE 1=BELOW AVG 0=POOR)    
        NUMBER OF GRADUATES BY YEAR                                                                   OVERALL         OVERALL    
                                                                                                       PROG.          COLLEGE    
        Y E A R     GRADUATES     RESPONDENTS                  SERVICE CATEGORY                   N   RATING       N  RATING    
        -------     ---------     -----------                  ----------------------           ----- -------    ---- -------    
         1993               9               3                  WRITING EFFECTIVELY                 10   2.70     3965   2.92    
         1994               9               2                  SPEAKING EFFECTIVELY                11   3.00     3891   2.89    
         1995               6               2                  UNDERSTANDING MATHEMATICS           10   2.80     3653   2.71    
         1996               6               1                  USING COMPUTERS                     11   3.09     3629   2.60    
         1997              13               3                  INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS              8   2.88     2827   2.33    
        -------     ---------     -----------                  COOPERATING W. OTHERS               10   3.40     3876   2.97    
         TOTAL             43              11                  LEADERSHIP SKILLS                    9   3.33     3529   2.74    
                                                               APPRECIATING OTHER PTS. OF VIEW      9   3.22     3906   2.99    
                                                               AWARENESS OF MANY CULTURES          10   3.40     3685   2.92     
        AVERAGE NUMBER OF YEARS    
        IT TOOK TO GRADUATE =  6                               AVERAGE SALARY FOR GRADUATES WORKING 35 HRS. OR MORE =  $39,833    
                                                               (SELF REPORTED)    
        PRIMARY GOAL IN ATTENDING NVCC.                         MINIMUM SALARY..   $17,500    
                                   N     %                      MAXIMUM SALARY..   $76,000     
                                ------ ------    
        TRANSFER TO UNIV.            2   20    
        OCC. TRAINING                7   70                    HOW DID YOUR NVCC DEGREE HELP YOU ON THE JOB ?    
        IMPROVE JOB SKILLS           0    0                                                        N         %    
        PERSONAL ENRICHMENT          1   10                                                      -----     -----    
        -------------------     ------ ------                  SALARY INCREASE                      .         0    
        T O T A L                   10  100                    GAINED PROMOTION                     .         0    
                                                               SAL. INCREASE & PROMOTION            .         0    
        WAS YOUR GOAL ATTAINED ?  YES-  10( 91%)               BETR. JOB W. NEW EMPLOYER            4        67    
                                   NO-   1(  9%)               OTHER                                2        33    
                                                               -------------------------         ----      ----    
                                                               T O T A L                            6       100    
        OCCUPATIONAL STATUS 6 MONTHS AFTER GRADUATING.    
                                   N     %    
                                ------ ------                  JOB RELATED TO MAJOR ?   YES-   6( 60%)    
        FT EMPLOYED                  4   36                                              NO-   4( 40%)    
        PT EMPLOYED                  6   55    
        UNEMP (LOOKING)              1    9    
        -------------------     ------ ------    
        T O T A L                   11  100                    DIFFICULTY TRANSFERRING NVCC CREDIT HOURS    
                                                                TO TRANSFER COLLEGE ?    
                                                                                                   N         %    
        EDUCATIONAL STATUS 6 MONTHS AFTER GRADUATING.                                            -----     -----    
                                   N     %                      NO (OR NOT APPLICABLE)              4        67    
                                ------ ------                   YES                                 2        33    
        FULL-TIME STUDENT            1   13                      MAJOR REASON:    
        PART-TIME STUDENT            5   63                       NVCC CREDITS TRANSFERRED    
        NOT A STUDENT                2   25                        AS ELECTIVES ONLY                1       100    
        -------------------     ------ ------                    SOME NVCC CREDITS WOULD    
        T O T A L                    8  100                       NOT TRANSFER                      0         0    
                                                                 CREDITS NOT EVALUATED BY    
                                                                  TRANSFER COLLEGE                  0         0    
        NVCC EDUCATION AS PREP. FOR PRESENT COLLEGE STUDIES.     ENTIRELY NEW FIELD OF    
                                   N     %                        STUDY AT TRANSFER INST.           0         0    
                                -----  -----                     OTHER                              0         0    
        EXCELLENT PREP.             3   50    
        ADEQUATE PREP.              3   50    
        INADEQUATE PREP.            0    0                                                                 OVERALL         OVERALL    
        -------------------     -----  -----                                                                PROG.          COLLEGE    
        T O T A L                   6  100                     OVERALL RATING OF COLLEGE INSTRUCTION   N   RATING      N   RATING    
                                                               -------------------------------------  ---- -------   ----  -------    
                                                               QUALITY OF INSTRUCTION                   11   3.36    4263    3.24    
        RELATION OF PRESENT MAJOR TO OLD MAJOR.                COURSE CONTENT                           11   3.27    4199    3.14    
                                   N     %                     GRADING                                  11   3.36    4229    3.13    
                                -----  -----                   TEXTBOOKS                                 3   3.00     965    2.62    
        SAME AS NVCC                0    0    
        RELATED TO NVCC             3   50    
        NOT RELATED TO NVCC         3   50      
        NEW & DIFFERENT MAJOR       0    0    
        ---------------------   -----  -----    
        T O T A L                   6  100    
              

NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

GRADUATE SURVEY SUMMARY 1993 - 1997

   
             
        
        PROGRAM: TRAVEL & TOURISM, A.A.S. (Contd.)
                                                      OVERALL         OVERALL    
                                                       PROG.          COLLEGE    
        COLLEGE PROF. SERVICES                     N  RATING       N  RATING     
        ----------------------                   ---- -------    ---- -------    
        CAREER & ED. PLANNING INFO                  9   3.44     2811   2.71    
        COURSE & PROG. ADVISEMENT                  11   3.36     3562   2.75    
        LIBRARY SERVICES                            3   3.33      903   3.20    
        TESTING LAB SERVICES                        7   3.00     3227   2.90    
        LEARNING LAB SERVICES                       4   3.75     2037   2.88    
        WRITING LAB SERVICES                        6   2.50     1467   2.83    
        COOP. EDUCATION                             1   4.00      214   2.94     
        FINANCIAL AID                               5   2.00     1224   2.65    
        BOOKSTORE                                  10   2.80     4017   2.61    
        SERVICES FOR DISABLED STUDENTS              3   3.00      699   2.85    

        FACILITIES/EQUIPMENT    
        --------------------    
        SCIENCE LABS & EQUIPMENT                    5   2.60     2586   2.66    
        COMPUTER LABS & EQUIPMENT                   9   3.11     3143   2.65    
        LIBRARY FACILITIES                         10   2.90     3737   2.92    
        DISABLED ACCESS                             1   3.00      128   2.80    
          
        
          NOTE: 1. "HOW DID YOUR NVCC DEGREE HELP YOU ON THE JOB"    
                    --------------------------------------------    
                    AS OF 1994 MULTIPLE RESPONSES WERE ALLOWED    

                2.  COLLEGE PROF. SERVICES    
                    ----------------------    
                    VARIABLES EXIST AND ARE CONTINUOUS FROM 1993 - 1997    

                3.  FACILITIES/EQUIPMENT    
                    --------------------    
                    VARIABLES EXIST AND ARE CONTINUOUS FROM 1993 - 1997    
         
                  ** THIS PROGRAM IS BASED ON CURRICULUM CODE 249 **    
         
   SOURCE: OIR AND ONLINE GRADUATE FILES


NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

GRADUATE SURVEY SUMMARY 1993 - 1997



        PROGRAM: TRAVEL & TOURISM, CERT    
                                                                    GRADUATE RATINGS FOR SELECTED COLLEGE SERVICES    
                                                                  (4=EXCELLENT 3=GOOD 2=AVERAGE 1=BELOW AVG 0=POOR)    
        NUMBER OF GRADUATES BY YEAR                                                                   OVERALL         OVERALL    
                                                                                                       PROG.          COLLEGE    
        Y E A R     GRADUATES     RESPONDENTS                  SERVICE CATEGORY                   N   RATING       N  RATING    
        -------     ---------     -----------                  ----------------------           ----- -------    ---- -------    
         1993              25               7                  WRITING EFFECTIVELY                 36   2.72     3965   2.92    
         1994              32              14                  SPEAKING EFFECTIVELY                40   2.73     3891   2.89    
         1995              28               9                  UNDERSTANDING MATHEMATICS           18   2.44     3653   2.71    
         1996              31               8                  USING COMPUTERS                     36   2.89     3629   2.60    
         1997              25               9                  INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS             21   2.81     2827   2.33    
        -------     ---------     -----------                  COOPERATING W. OTHERS               38   3.03     3876   2.97    
         TOTAL            141              47                  LEADERSHIP SKILLS                   31   2.71     3529   2.74    
                                                               APPRECIATING OTHER PTS. OF VIEW     35   3.00     3906   2.99    
                                                               AWARENESS OF MANY CULTURES          38   3.21     3685   2.92    
        AVERAGE NUMBER OF YEARS    
        IT TOOK TO GRADUATE =  5                               AVERAGE SALARY FOR GRADUATES WORKING 35 HRS. OR MORE =  $23,494    
                                                               (SELF REPORTED)    
        PRIMARY GOAL IN ATTENDING NVCC.                         MINIMUM SALARY..   $2,200    
                                   N     %                      MAXIMUM SALARY..   $57,800    
                                ------ ------    
        TRANSFER TO UNIV.            3    7    
        OCC. TRAINING               30   67                    HOW DID YOUR NVCC DEGREE HELP YOU ON THE JOB ?    
        IMPROVE JOB SKILLS           4    9                                                        N         %    
        PERSONAL ENRICHMENT          8   18                                                      -----     -----    
        -------------------     ------ ------                  SALARY INCREASE                      4        19    
        T O T A L                   45  100                    GAINED PROMOTION                     2        10    
                                                               SAL. INCREASE & PROMOTION            1         5    
        WAS YOUR GOAL ATTAINED ?  YES-  42( 91%)               BETR. JOB W. NEW EMPLOYER            7        33    
                                   NO-   4(  9%)               OTHER                                7        33    
                                                               -------------------------         ----      ----    
                                                               T O T A L                           21       100    
        OCCUPATIONAL STATUS 6 MONTHS AFTER GRADUATING.    
                                   N     %    
                                ------ ------                  JOB RELATED TO MAJOR ?   YES-  24( 62%)    
        FT EMPLOYED                 22   49                                              NO-  15( 38%)    
        PT EMPLOYED                 18   40    
        UNEMP (LOOKING)              2    4    
        -------------------     ------ ------    
        T O T A L                   42   93                    DIFFICULTY TRANSFERRING NVCC CREDIT HOURS    
                                                                TO TRANSFER COLLEGE ?    
                                                                                                   N         %    
        EDUCATIONAL STATUS 6 MONTHS AFTER GRADUATING.                                            -----     -----    
                                   N     %                      NO (OR NOT APPLICABLE)             13       100    
                                ------ ------                   YES                                 0         0    
        FULL-TIME STUDENT            1    3                      MAJOR REASON:    
        PART-TIME STUDENT           11   37                       NVCC CREDITS TRANSFERRED    
        NOT A STUDENT               18   60                        AS ELECTIVES ONLY                0         0    
        -------------------     ------ ------                    SOME NVCC CREDITS WOULD    
        T O T A L                   30  100                       NOT TRANSFER                      0         0    
                                                                 CREDITS NOT EVALUATED BY    
                                                                  TRANSFER COLLEGE                  0         0    
        NVCC EDUCATION AS PREP. FOR PRESENT COLLEGE STUDIES.     ENTIRELY NEW FIELD OF    
                                   N     %                        STUDY AT TRANSFER INST.           0         0    
                                -----  -----                     OTHER                              0         0    
        EXCELLENT PREP.            10   71    
        ADEQUATE PREP.              3   21    
        INADEQUATE PREP.            1    7                                                                 OVERALL         OVERALL    
        -------------------     -----  -----                                                                PROG.          COLLEGE    
        T O T A L                  14  100                     OVERALL RATING OF COLLEGE INSTRUCTION   N   RATING      N   RATING    
                                                               -------------------------------------  ---- -------   ----  -------    
                                                               QUALITY OF INSTRUCTION                   46   3.28    4263    3.24     
        RELATION OF PRESENT MAJOR TO OLD MAJOR.                COURSE CONTENT                           46   3.17    4199    3.14    
                                   N     %                     GRADING                                  46   3.39    4229    3.13    
                                -----  -----                   TEXTBOOKS                                 7   2.43     965    2.62    
        SAME AS NVCC                0    0    
        RELATED TO NVCC            10   71    
        NOT RELATED TO NVCC         4   29    
        NEW & DIFFERENT MAJOR       0    0    
        ---------------------   -----  -----    
        T O T A L                  14  100    
           

NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

GRADUATE SURVEY SUMMARY 1993 - 1997

   

         
        PROGRAM: TRAVEL & TOURISM, CERT (Contd.)
                                                      OVERALL         OVERALL    
                                                       PROG.          COLLEGE    
        COLLEGE PROF. SERVICES                     N  RATING       N  RATING    
        ----------------------                   ---- -------    ---- -------    
        CAREER & ED. PLANNING INFO                 29   3.10     2811   2.71    
        COURSE & PROG. ADVISEMENT                  37   2.97     3562   2.75    
        LIBRARY SERVICES                            6   3.00      903   3.20    
        TESTING LAB SERVICES                       27   2.96     3227   2.90    
        LEARNING LAB SERVICES                      17   2.88     2037   2.88    
        WRITING LAB SERVICES                       13   2.62     1467   2.83    
        COOP. EDUCATION                             0    .        214   2.94    
        FINANCIAL AID                               9   2.89     1224   2.65    
        BOOKSTORE                                  43   2.63     4017   2.61    
        SERVICES FOR DISABLED STUDENTS             10   2.50      699   2.85    

        FACILITIES/EQUIPMENT    
        --------------------    
        SCIENCE LABS & EQUIPMENT                   12   2.83     2586   2.66    
        COMPUTER LABS & EQUIPMENT                  36   2.86     3143   2.65    
        LIBRARY FACILITIES                         40   2.98     3737   2.92    
        DISABLED ACCESS                             3   3.67      128   2.80    
         
         
          NOTE: 1. "HOW DID YOUR NVCC DEGREE HELP YOU ON THE JOB"    
                    --------------------------------------------    
                    AS OF 1994 MULTIPLE RESPONSES WERE ALLOWED    

                2.  COLLEGE PROF. SERVICES    
                    ----------------------    
                    VARIABLES EXIST AND ARE CONTINUOUS FROM 1993 - 1997    

                3.  FACILITIES/EQUIPMENT    
                    --------------------    
                    VARIABLES EXIST AND ARE CONTINUOUS FROM 1993 - 1997    
         
                  ** THIS PROGRAM IS BASED ON CURRICULUM CODE 243 **     

         
   SOURCE: OIR AND ONLINE GRADUATE FILES
   

 

NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

GRADUATE SURVEY SUMMARY 1993 - 1997



        PROGRAM: TRAV & TOUR/CONV & EXPO, CERT    
                                                                    GRADUATE RATINGS FOR SELECTED COLLEGE SERVICES    
                                                                  (4=EXCELLENT 3=GOOD 2=AVERAGE 1=BELOW AVG 0=POOR)    
        NUMBER OF GRADUATES BY YEAR                                                                   OVERALL         OVERALL    
                                                                                                       PROG.          COLLEGE    
        Y E A R     GRADUATES     RESPONDENTS                  SERVICE CATEGORY                   N   RATING       N  RATING    
        -------     ---------     -----------                  ----------------------           ----- -------    ---- -------    
         1993               0               0                  WRITING EFFECTIVELY                  5   3.00     3965   2.92    
         1994               2               1                  SPEAKING EFFECTIVELY                 5   2.80     3891   2.89    
         1995               1               0                  UNDERSTANDING MATHEMATICS            4   1.75     3653   2.71    
         1996               3               2                  USING COMPUTERS                      3   2.00     3629   2.60    
         1997               8               2                  INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS              2   1.50     2827   2.33    
        -------     ---------     -----------                  COOPERATING W. OTHERS                5   2.60     3876   2.97    
         TOTAL             14               5                  LEADERSHIP SKILLS                    4   2.75     3529   2.74    
                                                               APPRECIATING OTHER PTS. OF VIEW      5   2.60     3906   2.99    
                                                               AWARENESS OF MANY CULTURES           4   2.50     3685   2.92    
        AVERAGE NUMBER OF YEARS    
        IT TOOK TO GRADUATE =  8                               AVERAGE SALARY FOR GRADUATES WORKING 35 HRS. OR MORE =  $36,000    
                                                               (SELF REPORTED)    
        PRIMARY GOAL IN ATTENDING NVCC.                         MINIMUM SALARY..   $36,000    
                                   N     %                      MAXIMUM SALARY..   $36,000    
                                ------ ------    
        TRANSFER TO UNIV.            1   20    
        OCC. TRAINING                2   40                    HOW DID YOUR NVCC DEGREE HELP YOU ON THE JOB ?    
        IMPROVE JOB SKILLS           2   40                                                        N         %    
        PERSONAL ENRICHMENT          0    0                                                      -----     -----    
        -------------------     ------ ------                  SALARY INCREASE                      .         0    
        T O T A L                    5  100                    GAINED PROMOTION                     .         0    
                                                               SAL. INCREASE & PROMOTION            .         0    
        WAS YOUR GOAL ATTAINED ?  YES-   5(100%)               BETR. JOB W. NEW EMPLOYER            .         0    
                                   NO-   0(  0%)               OTHER                                3       100    
                                                               -------------------------         ----      ----    
                                                               T O T A L                            3       100    
        OCCUPATIONAL STATUS 6 MONTHS AFTER GRADUATING.    
                                   N     %    
                                ------ ------                  JOB RELATED TO MAJOR ?   YES-   4(100%)    
        FT EMPLOYED                  3   60                                              NO-   0(  0%)    
        PT EMPLOYED                  1   20    
        UNEMP (LOOKING)              0    0    
        -------------------     ------ ------    
        T O T A L                    4   80                    DIFFICULTY TRANSFERRING NVCC CREDIT HOURS    
                                                                TO TRANSFER COLLEGE ?    
                                                                                                   N         %    
        EDUCATIONAL STATUS 6 MONTHS AFTER GRADUATING.                                            -----     -----    
                                   N     %                      NO (OR NOT APPLICABLE)              1        50    
                                ------ ------                   YES                                 1        50    
        FULL-TIME STUDENT            1   33                      MAJOR REASON:    
        PART-TIME STUDENT            1   33                       NVCC CREDITS TRANSFERRED    
        NOT A STUDENT                1   33                        AS ELECTIVES ONLY                1       100    
        -------------------     ------ ------                    SOME NVCC CREDITS WOULD    
        T O T A L                    3  100                       NOT TRANSFER                      0         0    
                                                                 CREDITS NOT EVALUATED BY    
                                                                  TRANSFER COLLEGE                  0         0    
        NVCC EDUCATION AS PREP. FOR PRESENT COLLEGE STUDIES.     ENTIRELY NEW FIELD OF    
                                   N     %                        STUDY AT TRANSFER INST.           0         0    
                                -----  -----                     OTHER                              0         0    
        EXCELLENT PREP.             2   67    
        ADEQUATE PREP.              1   33    
        INADEQUATE PREP.            0    0                                                                 OVERALL         OVERALL    
        -------------------     -----  -----                                                                PROG.          COLLEGE    
        T O T A L                   3  100                     OVERALL RATING OF COLLEGE INSTRUCTION   N   RATING      N   RATING    
                                                               -------------------------------------  ---- -------   ----  -------    
                                                               QUALITY OF INSTRUCTION                    5   3.00    4263    3.24    
        RELATION OF PRESENT MAJOR TO OLD MAJOR.                COURSE CONTENT                            5   3.00    4199    3.14    
                                   N     %                     GRADING                                   5   3.20    4229    3.13    
                                -----  -----                   TEXTBOOKS                                 0    .       965    2.62    
        SAME AS NVCC                0    0    
        RELATED TO NVCC             1   33    
        NOT RELATED TO NVCC         2   67     
        NEW & DIFFERENT MAJOR       0    0    
        ---------------------   -----  -----    
        T O T A L                   3  100    
            
 

NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

GRADUATE SURVEY SUMMARY 1993 - 1997



        PROGRAM: TRAV & TOUR/CONV & EXPO, CERT (Contd.)
                                                      OVERALL         OVERALL     
                                                       PROG.          COLLEGE    
        COLLEGE PROF. SERVICES                     N  RATING       N  RATING    
        ----------------------                   ---- -------    ---- -------    
        CAREER & ED. PLANNING INFO                  4   2.75     2811   2.71    
        COURSE & PROG. ADVISEMENT                   4   2.50     3562   2.75    
        LIBRARY SERVICES                            0    .        903   3.20    
        TESTING LAB SERVICES                        4   3.00     3227   2.90    
        LEARNING LAB SERVICES                       4   2.75     2037   2.88    
        WRITING LAB SERVICES                        2   3.00     1467   2.83    
        COOP. EDUCATION                             0    .        214   2.94    
        FINANCIAL AID                               2   2.50     1224   2.65    
        BOOKSTORE                                   5   2.60     4017   2.61    
        SERVICES FOR DISABLED STUDENTS              0    .        699   2.85    

        FACILITIES/EQUIPMENT    
        --------------------    
        SCIENCE LABS & EQUIPMENT                    1   3.00     2586   2.66    
        COMPUTER LABS & EQUIPMENT                   3   2.67     3143   2.65    
        LIBRARY FACILITIES                          4   3.50     3737   2.92    
        DISABLED ACCESS                             0    .        128   2.80    
        
        
          NOTE: 1. "HOW DID YOUR NVCC DEGREE HELP YOU ON THE JOB"    
                    --------------------------------------------    
                    AS OF 1994 MULTIPLE RESPONSES WERE ALLOWED    

                2.  COLLEGE PROF. SERVICES    
                    ----------------------    
                    VARIABLES EXIST AND ARE CONTINUOUS FROM 1993 - 1997    

                3.  FACILITIES/EQUIPMENT    
                    --------------------    
                    VARIABLES EXIST AND ARE CONTINUOUS FROM 1993 - 1997    
        
                  ** THIS PROGRAM IS BASED ON CURRICULUM CODE 267 **    

        
   SOURCE: OIR AND ONLINE GRADUATE FILES
   

 

Section VI: Transfer Data

FORMER NVCC MAJORS IN TRAVEL AND TOURISM

WHO ATTENDED A SENIOR INSTITUTION

BETWEEN 1996 AND 1998

 


                                                                  GPA/       GPA/    
                                   NUMBER OF     AVG. NUM.        MEAN       MEAN      NUMBER    
                                   TRANSFER     OF CREDITS       GPA AT     GPA AT    WITH NVCC    
         NAME OF INSTITUTION       STUDENTS     TRANSFERRED     SR. INST.    NVCC       AWARD    

               
         GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY      7            63.3            2.7        3.1          4     
                  

               
                
                                   ACADEMIC STANDING AT SENIOR INSTITUTION    

                                              
                              ACADEMIC STANDING     NUM. OF STUDENTS      PERCENT    
          

                              DEANS LIST                 1                  14.3    
                              GOOD                       6                  85.7           
      
      
      
      
      
             
               
                              FORMER NVCC MAJORS IN TRAVEL AND TOURISM             
                             

                                 TOP MAJORS AT SENIOR INSTITUTIONS    
                        
                                                                                
                                                                              
                              CURRENT MAJOR         NUM. OF STUDENTS


                                PSYC                        2    
                                ENGL                        1    
                                GEOG                        1    
                                HEALTH                      1    
                                LIBERAL ARTS                1    
                                MANAGEMENT                  1    
                           
                                
     
          

                Note: 1.  UNDUPLICATED STUDENT HEADCOUNT
     
                      2.  INCL. ONLY STUDENTS WITH 12 OR MORE NVCC CREDIT HOURS

                      3.  WHEN ONLY ONE STUDENT IS IDENTIFIED, STUDENT GPA DATA WILL BE GIVEN

                      4.  TRANSFER CREDITS MAY INCLUDE CREDIT HOURS FROM COLLEGES OTHER THAN NVCC    

             
             
             
             
                Source: OIR, GL8 database     
                             
                                


 

 

 

NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

OFFICE OF INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH

 

 

 

DIRECTOR

Dr. George E. Gabriel

 

 

 

STAFF MEMBERS

Consuelo Brito

Margret Chang

Johan Dennett

Louise Herzfeld

Linda Hoffman

Nadezhda Osmanova

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