students. Two students did not answer the question regarding full-time status. The
majority (81.3%, n=87) were female while males consisted of 18.7% (n=20). One student
did not complete the question specifying gender.
Students in Class D made up five different academic majors of which three
majors offered within the department constituted 97.2% (n=104) of the group. The most
predominant major in the course was animal science (67.3%, n=72). The academic major
animal biology had the second highest number of students at 23.4% (n=25). The
remaining academic majors were pre-veterinarian, wildlife conservation and biology
which together accounted for 9% (n=10) of students in the class.
The mode age of Class D was 21 years old (36.4%, n=39). Students who were 20
years old numbered 28 (26.2%) with students reporting 19 years of age constituting
10.3% (n=l 1) of the class. One student reported being 17 years of age. One student did
not answer the question specifying age. The college classification of students in Class D
comprised 60.4% (n=64) juniors, 32.1% (n=34) seniors, 6.6% (n=7) sophomores, and one
freshman. Two students did not answer the question regarding college classification.
Students were asked how many courses were taken in the subject area similar to
Class D. Of the respondents, 5.7% (n=6) had taken no courses, 32.1% (n=34) had taken
one to two courses, 28.3% (n=30) had taken three to four courses and 34.0% (n=36) had
taken more than four courses in the subject area. There were two students that did not
answer this specific question.
Concerning the number of problem sets that require more than hour to complete
during a typical week, 83.3% (n=90) of student respondents asserted none, 15.7% (n=17)
stated one to two problem sets and 0.9% (n=l) claimed three to four problem sets.