Table 2: Percentage of All Undergraduate Courses Taught in Program, by Type of Instructional Staff

Anthropology

Art History

Freestanding Composition Programs*

English (inc. composition)*

Foreign Lang.

History

Linguistics

Philology

Philosophy

Median of Values

Full-Time Tenure Track

60.4%

59.0%

15.8%

42.2%

41.4%

59.5%

63.5%

51.4%

62.8%

59.0%

Full-Time Non-Tenure Track

9.4%

8.9%

17.9%

15.4%

18.0%

7.2%

8.8%

14.3%

9.3%

9.4%

Part-Time Tenure Track

2.4%

0.9%

0.5%

0.5%

1.0%

0.5%

1.4%

0.9%

0.9%

Part-Time Non-Tenure Track

17.6%

24.1%

31.4%

28.1%

25.0%

19.1%

16.2%

18.2%

18.4%

19.1%

Graduate Teaching Assistants

10.2%

7.1%

34.9%

13.9%

15.1%

13.2%

17.7%

14.7%

8.6%

13.9%

Table 2A: Percentage of Introductory Courses* Taught in Department/Program, by Type of Instructional Staff

Anthropology

Art History

Freestanding Composition Programs*

English (inc. composition)*

Foreign Lang.

History

Linguistics

Philology

Philosophy

Median of Values

Full-Time Tenure Track

50.7%

52.3%

6.9%

25.4%

28.3%

49%

48.1%

34.6%

54.7%

48.1%

Full-Time Non-Tenure Track

10.0%

10.6%

18.2%

17.6%

18.4%

9%

8.5%

16.3%

11.2%

11.2%

Part-Time Tenure Track

0.8%

1.1%

0.6%

0.6%

1%

0.1%

1.1%

0.6%

0.7%

Part-Time Non-Tenure Track

22.0%

23.5%

32.5%

36.6%

32.8%

23%

13.4%

26.7%

26.4%

26.4%

Graduate Teaching Assistants

16.4%

12.4%

42.5%

19.9%

19.8%

17%

29.9%

21.3%

7.0%

19.8%

Percentage of all courses taught

40.8%

27.5%

73.6%

51.8%

50.4%

55.0%

46.5%

43.0%

15.3%

46.5%

Number of Courses Taught

2,899

2,379

1,582

31,196

17,191

5,825

799

1,084

150

2379

NB: MLA survey of English and foreign language programs distinguished between number of "first-year" writing and language courses from other undergraduate courses. All other disciplines (with the exception of philosophy, see note 3) asked about "introductory" courses in field.

Table 2B: Percentage of Other Undergrad. Courses Taught in Department/Program, by Type of Instructional Staff

Anthropology

Art History

Freestanding Composition Programs*

English (inc. composition)*

Foreign Lang.

History

Linguistics

Philology

Philosophy

Median of Values

Full-Time Tenure Track

67.1%

61.5%

40.5%

60.2%

54.7%

71.8%

62.9%

64.1%

64.3%

62.9%

Full-Time Non-Tenure Track

9.0%

8.2%

17.1%

12.9%

17.5%

4.5%

12.4%

12.8%

8.9%

12.4%

Part-Time Tenure Track

3.5%

0.9%

0.5%

0.4%

0.8%

0.7%

1.6%

1.0%

0.9%

Part-Time Non-Tenure Track

14.5%

24.3%

28.5%

18.9%

17.1%

14.8%

8.6%

11.8%

17.0%

17.0%

Graduate Teaching Assistants

5.9%

5.2%

13.9%

7.4%

10.3%

8.2%

15.4%

9.7%

8.8%

8.8%

Percentage of all courses taught

59.2%

72.5%

26.4%

48.2%

49.6%

45.0%

24.5%

57.0%

84.7%

49.6%

Number of Courses Taught

4,379

6,282

568

29,083

16,892

4,759

421

1,436

146

4379