Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies























 

Assessment Report, 2015-2016

CLASS, Interdisciplinary Studies

Assessment Identifiers


College / School
SSU--College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS)

Department
Interdisciplinary Studies

Program / Major / Certificate
BA/BS-- Interdisciplinary Studies

Assessment Coordinator(s)
Dr. Michael S. Lewis, Associate Professor of English and Coordinator for BIS

Has there been a change to the Assessment Coordinator(s) since the last assessment plan?

No


Person(s) responsible for writing and/or submitting this report:

Dr. Michael Lewis

Program Mission Statement

 

The Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) degree program at Savannah State University offers learning in a broad range of subject areas across the colleges and majors in the university. Once general education and core courses are complete, students in the BIS major choose a General Concentration track, a Complementary Field and a General Elective area.

Has this mission statement been revised since the last plan?
No

PSLOs

PSLOs are newly developed:

1. The student will be able to synthesize ideas across a diverse range of subject areas (Integrative Learning)

2. The student will be able to develop Strategies for which to seek out theoretical models of interdisciplinary research (Information Literacy and Critical Thinking)

3. The student will be able to understand the ethical and market value of interdisciplinary and integrative studies (Ethical Reasoning)

4. The student will be able to express oneself effectively in scholarly or technical writing (Written Communication)

 

 
LINK TO: Assessment Report, 2015-2016 – Supporting Documents

 

 

 

 

 

Assessment Results (PSLOs)

 

SSU Strategic Plan Goal

PSLO

Semester

Professor

Courses

Assessment Artifacts and Instruments

Target Levels

Results and Analysis of Results

Actions in Response to Results

Establish assessment plan and begin measuring in Spring 2017 - No PSLO Report for AY 2015-2016


 

Assessment Results (POs)

 

SSU Strategic Plan Goal

PO Goal

Enabling Strategies

Measures

Targets

Results and Analysis of Results

Actions in Response to Results

Academic Achievement and Engagement

Establish further Program Objectives and Program Student Learning Outcomes

Develop Team to create POs and PSLOs

Committee Roster and notes

Have Program Objectives finalized

TARGET MET

Finalized POs and PSLOs.

 

 

OVERALL: TARGET MET

Description of the expected use of results that will be addressed in the 2016-2017 academic year: The new PSLOs will allow program to develop and offer specific courses and artifacts that measure student learning, and to promote and recruit majors.

Academic Achievement and Engagement

Edit and finalize Degree Grid

Develop Team to create grid

The Official Degree Grid

Have Finalized with Registrar´┐Żs Office

TARGET MET

Degree grid completed

 

 

OVERALL: TARGET MET

Description of the expected use of results that will be addressed in the 2016-2017 academic year: The degree grid will aid in advising students and promoting the program.

Academic Achievement and Engagement

Begin promoting degree program

Open Campus events and developing web material

Promotional Materials

Promotional Materials created and updated

TARGET MET

Promotional material created and updated on webpage

OVERALL: TARGET MET

Description of the expected use of results that will be addressed in the 2016-2017 academic year: No further action needed. Target met.