About University Assessment
Assessment allows us to investigate how well we are fulfilling our educational mission and to make data-driven decisions in considering whether and how curricula should be revised and in identifying effective and appropriate educational practices. Learn more about assessment and continuous improvement at the University.
Fundamental Proficiencies Assessment
The University implemented a three-point assessment model, intended to measure student learning at the introductory, mid-program, and senior levels in undergraduate degree program curricula. Fundamental Proficiencies Assessment must be reported annually. Learn more about Fundamental Proficiencies Assessment here.
Core Curriculum Assessment
The University of Nevada, Reno's competencies-based Core Curriculum trains students in communication, quantitative reasoning, methods of inquiry, critical and creative thinking, and integration, synthesis and application of knowledge. Get more information about Core Curriculum assessment.
Faculty assessment coordinators are required to submit a program assessment plan (valid for the department's program review cycle) and an annual program assessment report for their respective degree-granting programs. Learn more about current program assessment plans and reporting.