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Instruction and Student Life
Student Credit Hours for All Classes by Instructor Position and Type of Instruction
(for Fall 2003-04)

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Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty
Non-Tenured Faculty
Graduate Student Staff
All Other Instructors
Total
Percent of Credit Hours

ORGANIZED CLASS INSTRUCTION  
  Non-laboratory Class Instruction:
  Primary*
249,475
77,036
77,049
17,158
420,718
82.1%
  Secondary**
499
1,184
23,121
1,330
26,133
    Total Non-laboratory Credit Hours
249,973
78,220
100,170
18,487
446,851
    Percent of Total Non-laboratory Credit Hours
55.9%
17.5%
22.4%
4.1%
100%

  Laboratory Class Instruction:
    Laboratory
12,116
4,191
23,164 8,226 47,697
10.3%
    Laboratory Preparatory
1,995
162 77 60 2,295
  Auto Tutorial Self-paced Laboratories***
0
0 335 228 563
  Clinics****
1,065
1,029 56 3,244 5,393
    Total Laboratory Credit Hours
15,176
5,382 23,632 11,758 55,948
    Percent of Total Laboratory Credit Hours
27.1%
9.6% 42.2% 21.0% 100.0%

ALL ORGANIZED CLASS INSTRUCTION CREDIT HOURS
265,149
83,603 123,802 30,245 502,799 92.4%
    Percent of Total Non-Laboratory Credit Hours
52.7%
16.6% 24.6% 6.0% 100.0%

INDEPENDENT STUDY INSTRUCTION
    Distance Education 2,478 213 0 639 3,330  
    Individual Study 3,726 234 0 2,567 6,528
    Experiential Learning 1,864 1,960 1,142 627 5,593
    Thesis Research 698s/699s 25,391 339 11 4 25,745

ALL INDEPENDENT STUDY CLASSES 33,459 2,746 1,154 3,837 41,196
7.6%
    Percent of Independent Study Total 81.2% 6.7% 2.8% 9.3% 100.0%

ALL STUDENT CREDIT HOURS 298,608 86,349 124,955 34,082 543,995 100.0%
    Percent of Total 54.9% 15.9% 23.0% 6.3% 100.0%

*Refers to the first or primary organization for non-lab class instruction, e.g., course has only a lecture, seminar, or discussion group.  
**Refers to a second organization, e.g., when a recitation, seminar, discussion, or quiz group exists in addition to some other organizational part such as a lecture. 
***Refers to laboratory situations where the instructional materials are designed, set up, and staffed in a manner that allows students to work at own pace.  
****Refers to situations where students are engaged in the practice and use of techniques for improving the health of animate patients.  

Source: Space Management and Academic Scheduling

 


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