Student Achievement Data

Savannah State University is proud of the achievement of its students and the success of its programs. The University has internal processes for assessing student learning and program success, and it adheres to standards and assessment processes established by accrediting bodies at the institutional and program levels.

 

The University holds institutional accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC) and various programmatic accreditations including specialized accreditations:

 

SSU Programs:

Accreditation Body:

Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work

Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE),

Civil Engineering Technology

Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET (http://www.abet.org/),

 

Electronics Engineering Technology

Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET (http://www.abet.org/),

 

College of Business Administration

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

International

Mass Communications

Accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)

Master of Public Administration

Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA),

College of Education Certification Programs

Accredited by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC)

 

The various accreditors sometimes have different requirements for data reporting. For example, some accreditors require data calculated for a calendar year, while others require it calculated on an academic calendar; some calculate graduation rates on 100% of expected completion time, while others use a 150%-time frame. Any questions should be directed to the University’s Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment at irpa@savannahstate.edu.

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Core Curriculum Learning Outcomes

 

SSU Core Curriculum Learning Outcome (CCLOs)

Area:

Standard:

Learning Outcome:

Area A1

Communication Skills Outcomes

·          Students produce well-organized written communication that meets conventional standards of composition and appropriately acknowledges the use of material from original sources.

·          Students demonstrate the ability to comprehend, analyze, and draw inferences from written texts.

Area A2

Quantitative Skills Outcomes

·          Student demonstrate the ability to use mathematical information and concepts in verbal, numeric, graphical, and symbolic forms to solve problems.

Area B

Institutional Options

·          Student analyze and evaluate elements of arguments and create effective well-reasoned responses, considering opposing views when appropriate.

·          Student analyze historical and cultural events that have shaped the Africana experience within the context of US and global history and culture.

Area C

Humanities/Fine Arts, and Ethics

·          Students effectively analyze the meaning and cultural significance of literary/philosophical texts or of works in the visual/performing arts.

Area D

Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Technology

·          Student demonstrate the collegiate-level understanding of the nature of science and the scientific method and knowledge of fundamental concepts in one or more fields of science.

Area E

Social Sciences

·          Students critically analyze historical, economic, political, social, spatial, or psychological processes and how they contribute to the human experience.

Area I

US Perspectives

·          Student demonstrate the collegiate-level understanding of the history, culture, and politics of the United States.

Area II

Global Perspectives

·          Student demonstrate knowledge of political, social economic, linguistic, or institutional developments and human diversity in global cultures.

Area III

Critical Thinking

·          Student analyze and evaluate elements of arguments and create effective well-reasoned responses, considering opposing views when appropriate.

*Approved by the USG General Education Council: November 2010