Program assessment

All departments are expected to develop plans to measure student performance, analyze the current effectiveness of program curriculum, and seek continuous improvement in curricular and pedagogical matters. While program assessment reports are required annually, departments have full autonomy in the design, development, and implementation of these assessment plans.

This page offers a step-by-step plan for undergraduate program assessment planning that aims to align Fundamental Proficiencies Assessment, Core Curriculum Assessment, and Degree Program Assessment. If program-level and course-level learning are aligned and appropriate assessment strategies are implemented in targeted courses, a department may have a system by which to collect course and program assessment data for the duration of its program review cycle.

Steps for undergraduate program assessment planning