Senior Test in Major

Who takes it?
Varies; students in disciplines that require an senior exit exam

When is it administered?
During the senior year

How long does it take for the student to complete the instrument?
This depends on the test, but the average is about 2 ½ hours.

What type of information is sought?
The test relates to general knowledge in the major. In some cases, the tests provide subscores for particular areas of the major.

What office administers it?
Department faculty

Who originates the survey?
The faculty designate the test that best suits their majors.

Senior Tests at ENMU

ETS Major Field Test

  • Political Science
  • Mathematics and Computer Science

To whom are the results regularly distributed?
Individual results are communicated to students and their department faculty. Discipline averages are used in departmental assessment plan/reports.

When are results typically available?
Availability of individual results vary by exam from two weeks to two months after the exam administration.

From whom are the results available?
Departments

Are the results available by division or discipline?
Yes

Are the results comparable to data of other universities?
Usually, but not always, depending on the test involved