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1. Program Description, Challenges and Opportunities

  • Mission
    • Mission of the program
    • How does the program support the mission and strategic plan of the University?
  • Educational goals
  • Brief history
    • How has the program responded to its most recent program review?
  • Provide data or evidence in support of your answers to the following:
    • How does the academic unit support the general education program?
    • Has the program made significant progress towards achieving national recognition during the period under review?
    • How has the program contributed to the Strategic Plan themes of: internationalization, interdisciplinary studies and faculty/student research?
    • What are the program's future plans for achieving national recognition?
  • Program’s strengths and weaknesses
  • Proposed changes and opportunities

Recommended Supporting Exhibit: Departmental Strategic Plan

2.  Educational Effectiveness and Curriculum
  • Degrees offered
  • Program learning outcomes for each degree
  • Degree requirements, curriculum map, course catalog descriptions
  • Syllabi:  are program and course learning outcomes clearly indicated?
  • Describe evidence or indicators you use to know if program is doing a good job, comparatively? (Standardized test scores, professional accreditation, competitions, presentations, shared criteria or rubrics, comparative data or rankings, etc.)
  • How does the program compare to its competitors or other like programs in terms of student learning?

Required Supporting Data: Learning Outcomes Assessment Reports, (last 5 years), Assessment Committee Responses, (last 5 years), Curriculum Map, Course Syllabi, Rubrics

3.  Students and Learning Environment
  • Number of majors/minors
  • Five-year admission trend analysis: number of inquiries, applications, deposits and enrollments
  • Graduation and retention data analysis
  • Describe student support services
  • Describe advisement process
  • Opportunities: internships, practica, professional development, and/or field experiences
  • Provide any data showing student satisfaction with the overall quality of their learning experiences
Required Supporting Data: Admissions Data (Institutional Data); Enrollments/Course Offerings (Institutional Data); Student Data (Institutional Data); Departmental Advisement Plan/Guidelines

4.  Faculty: Fulltime and Adjunct
  • Faculty overview
  • Faculty usage / workload
  • Faculty evaluation plan
  • Criteria for evaluating faculty
  • Tenure and promotion guidelines
  • Faculty professional development plan

Required Supporting Data: Faculty Vitae; Faculty Evaluation Plan, Tenure and Promotion Guidelines; Governance/Procedures Manual; Faculty (Institutional Data)


5.  Program Administration and Support

  • Administrative support
  • Student Support Services

Recommended Supporting Data: Annual budget revenues and expenditures for last five years

Supporting Data

Department/School Documents/Information

  • Learning Outcomes Assessment Reports, last 5 years (Required)
  • Assessment Committee Responses, last 5 years (Required)
  • Curriculum Map (Required)
  • Course Syllabai (Required)
  • Rubrics (Required)
  • Departmental Strategic Plan (Recommended)

Faculty

  • Faculty Vitae (Required)
  • Faculty Evaluation Plan (Required)
  • Tenure and Promotion Guidelines (Required)
  • Academic Advising Guidelines for Students/Faculty (Required)
  • Governance/Procedures Manual (Required)
  • Other department/school documents/information
Institutional Data
  • Enrollments/Course Offerings
  • Students- Enrollment, Graduation and Retention Data
  • Faculty
  • Budget

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