Healthcare Studies Dept., Alcohol and Substance Abuse Studies Major (April 20, 2020)--Proposal for Change of Grade Requirement for College Level Statistics Course Requirement. Proposed Change is from Current Requirement of "C" or Better Grade to Requirement of Passing Grade for the Course. Suggested Statistics Courses Include: PSH 202 Intro Statistics, MTH 243 Elem Statistics, PBH 488 Bios & Epid, or Other Equivalent Course
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AbstractRecently, we have found that more of our majors who demonstrate good to excellent academic and clinical skills have considerable struggles with their statistics course. In particular, students have difficulty achieving the required "C" grade, and for some students, they must retake the course, sometimes more than once. Successful completion of the statistics course is required before the student can complete their final semester of full-time professional internship. The Alcohol & Substance Abuse Studies faculty have determined that our majors need a very basic knowledge of statistics to be successful in their field of study. We believe that students can achieve this by passing the course, rather than having to achieve a "C". In addition, we determined that their required inidividual courses in the major also provide foundational contnet knowledge that gives our students sufficient introduction to and understanding of the basic statistical knowledge and applications needed to be successful working in this field at an entry level.
Description63_2019-2020UC Signed by President Macpherson 5/12/2020. Effective Fall 2021
Resolution Number: 2019-2020_28
Academic Year: 2019-2020
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