Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science

Degree Discipline

Home Economics


During recent years there have been hundreds of articles in educational periodicals, scores of chapters in textbooks for teachers, and some reports of actual research in the fields of school grades and grading systems. Some educators have attempted to use grades received in high school as a basis of predicting college success; other educators have tried to predict success in life from the grades received in college, There is revealed much divergence in the reliability of grades, their purposes, the methods of their presentation, and oven their necessity. But regardless of those diversities of opinions, grades are still used as a measure of educational efficiency and as an index of students* scholastic success.

The administration of the Division of Home Economics at Prairie View State College desired an analysis of the achievement of the home economics students in order to secure data for further improving the curricula. The problem for this thesis was to assemble and analyze such available facts as would be useful in guiding the many students who are trained as future teachers of the . The state of Texas, to improve the curricula, and to further develop the system of advisers.

Committee Chair/Advisor

E. C. May

Committee Member

T. R. Solomon


Prairie View University


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View





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