2008-2009 GRADUATING SENIOR SURVEY RESULTS 
 
 
Qt 1: The preparation I received in the lower division courses in my
department was adequate for my success in upper division major courses.
 
SCORE
NA
 SA
AR
DS
SD
 BIOL
6
14
36
1
1
CHEM
1
10
9
1
0
CS
1
8
9
0
0
GEOL
2
7
8
0
0
ITDS
0
0
1
0
0
MATH
2
14
15
2
0
PHYSICS
3
4
6
0
0
TOTAL
15
57
84
4
1
 
 
Qt 2: The preparation I received in the lower division College of Science
courses outside my department but required by my major was adequate
for my success in upper division major courses.
 
SCORE
NA
SA
AR
DS
SD
BIOL
7
9
37
3
2
CHEM
1
5
10
5
0
CS
1
4
11
2
0
GEOL
1
2
12
1
1
ITDS
1
0
0
0
0
MATH
5
3
19
5
1
PHYSICS
1
1
10
0
1
TOTAL
17
24
99
16
5
 
 
Qt 3: I found the material in the courses in my department to be intellectually
challenging and stimulating.
 
SCORE
NA
SA
AR
DS
SD
BIOL
0
28
30
0
0
CHEM
0
13
7
1
0
CS
0
9
8
1
0
GEOL
0
14
3
0
0
ITDS
0
1
0
0
0
MATH
0
23
10
0
0
PHYSICS
0
13
0
0
0
TOTAL
0
101
58
2
0
 
 

Qt 4: In general, the quality of teaching in my department was adequate to enable me to learn the material.

SCORE
NA
SA
AR
DS
SD
BIOL
0
19
37
2
0
CHEM
0
8
12
1
0
CS
0
5
10
3
0
GEOL
0
12
5
0
0
ITDS
0
0
1
0
0
MATH
0
15
18
0
0
PHYSICS
0
11
2
0
0
TOTAL
0
70
85
6
0
 
 
Qt 5: I found the laboratory experiences in my major to be useful for
developing an understanding of my field.
 
SCORE
NA
SA
AR
DS
SD
BIOL
0
8
34
16
0
CHEM
0
4
10
6
1
CS
4
1
10
3
0
GEOL
0
12
5
0
0
ITDS
0
0
1
0
0
MATH
11
9
10
2
1
PHYSICS
0
5
5
2
1
TOTAL
15
39
75
29
3
 
 
Qt 6: My exposure to laboratory experiences in my major was adequate.
 
SCORE
NA
SA
AR
DS
SD
BIOL
0
19
33
6
0
CHEM
0
6
12
3
0
CS
4
4
7
3
0
GEOL
0
11
4
2
0
ITDS
0
0
1
0
0
MATH
12
6
11
3
1
PHYSICS
1
3
8
1
0
TOTAL
17
49
76
18
1
 
 
Qt 7: The scientific and other equipment needed for a modern education in my
major were available.
 
SCORE
NA
SA
AR
DS
SD
BIOL
0
12
40
6
0
CHEM
0
3
13
5
0
CS
2
9
7
0
0
GEOL
0
6
8
2
1
ITDS
0
0
1
0
0
MATH
9
8
13
3
0
PHYSICS
0
2
8
3
0
TOTAL
11
40
90
19
1
 
 
Qt 8: The computational facilities available to me were adequate for my needs.
 
SCORE
NA
SA
AR
DS
SD
BIOL
1
33
23
1
0
CHEM
1
9
8
2
1
CS
1
12
4
0
1
GEOL
0
7
9
1
0
ITDS
0
0
1
0
0
MATH
2
15
15
1
0
PHYSICS
0
5
7
1
0
TOTAL
5
81
67
6
2
 
 
Qt 9: The library holdings were adequate for my needs.
 
SCORE
NA
SA
AR
DS
SD
BIOL
0
32
25
1
0
CHEM
4
2
10
5
0
CS
0
6
10
2
0
GEOL
0
1
15
1
0
ITDS
0
1
0
0
0
MATH
7
11
14
1
0
PHYSICS
2
4
5
1
1
TOTAL
13
57
79
11
1
 
 
Qt 10: The classroom and learning facilities were adequate for my needs.
 
SCORE
NA
SA
AR
DS
SD
BIOL
0
27
30
1
0
CHEM
0
8
13
0
0
CS
0
5
10
3
0
GEOL
0
6
10
1
0
ITDS
0
1
0
0
0
MATH
0
13
19
1
0
PHYSICS
0
4
8
1
0
TOTAL
0
64
90
7
0
 
 
Qt 11: I met with my advisor on a regular basis.
 
SCORE
NA
SA
AR
DS
 SD
BIOL
0
11
21
21
5
CHEM
0
2
4
7
8
CS
1
10
6
1
0
GEOL
0
8
4
4
1
ITDS
0
0
0
1
0
MATH
0
10
13
8
2
PHYSICS
0
7
5
0
1
TOTAL
1
48
53
42
17
 

 
Qt 12: My advisor was knowledgeable of Departmental and University regulations.
 
SCORE
NA
SA
AR
DS
SD
BIOL
0
30
21
5
2
CHEM
0
4
9
6
2
CS
1
16
1
0
0
GEOL
0
7
8
2
0
ITDS
0
1
0
0
0
MATH
0
19
13
1
0
PHYSICS
0
11
2
0
0
TOTAL
1
88
54
14
4
 
 
Qt 13: The quality of advising I received in my department was adequate.
 
SCORE
NA
SA
AR
DS
SD
BIOL
0
23
19
12
4
CHEM
0
4
10
5
2
CS
1
14
3
0
0
GEOL
0
8
8
1
0
ITDS
0
1
0
0
0
MATH
0
20
11
2
0
PHYSICS
0
12
1
0
0
TOTAL
1
82
52
20
6
 
 
Qt 14: There was enough flexibility in my major for me to achieve my
personal educational objectives.
 
SCORE
NA
SA
AR
DS
SD
BIOL
0
10
35
10
3
CHEM
0
8
9
3
1
CS
1
5
5
7
0
GEOL
0
2
11
3
1
ITDS
0
1
0
0
0
MATH
0
12
18
2
1
PHYSICS
0
9
2
2
0
TOTAL
1
47
80
27
6
 
 
Qt 15: I would choose the same major if I were starting my undergraduate education over.
 
SCORE
NA
SA
AR
DS
SD
BIOL
0
23
24
8
3
CHEM
0
12
4
2
3
CS
0
8
9
0
1
GEOL
0
9
4
3
1
ITDS
0
0
1
0
0
MATH
0
19
11
3
0
PHYSICS
0
7
3
3
0
TOTAL
0
78
56
19
8
 

 
Qt 16: I feel a sense of pride in and loyalty to my department.
 
SCORE
NA
SA
AR
DS
SD
BIOL
0
18
22
17
1
CHEM
1
10
7
2
1
CS
0
5
6
6
1
GEOL
0
11
5
1
0
ITDS
0
1
0
0
0
MATH
0
20
12
1
0
PHYSICS
0
8
4
1
0
TOTAL
1
73
56
28
3
 
 
Qt 17: I found the General Education (University Studies) component of my university
education to be intellectually challenging.
 
SCORE
NA
SA
AR
DS
SD
BIOL
2
10
27
16
3
CHEM
3
1
6
8
3
CS
1
1
10
2
4
GEOL
4
2
5
5
1
ITDS
0
0
0
1
0
MATH
5
4
14
10
0
PHYSICS
1
0
3
5
4
TOTAL
16
18
65
47
15
 
 
Qt 18: I found the General Education (University Studies) component of my university
education to be intellectually stimulating.
 
SCORE
NA
SA
AR
DS
SD
BIOL
2
14
26
12
4
CHEM
3
2
7
6
3
CS
1
1
8
4
4
GEOL
4
2
6
4
1
ITDS
0
0
0
1
0
MATH
5
5
16
7
0
PHYSICS
1
2
5
1
4
TOTAL
16
26
68
35
16
 
 
Qt 19: I am pleased with the overall quality of my education at Utah State.
 
SCORE
NA
SA
AR
DS
SD
BIOL
0
26
29
2
1
CHEM
0
4
15
1
1
CS
0
9
9
0
0
GEOL
1
7
9
0
0
ITDS
0
1
0
0
0
MATH
1
15
17
0
0
PHYSICS
0
4
8
1
0
TOTAL
2
66
87
4
2