Assessment of Student Learning



Liberal Arts for the Human Services Discipline


UNIT MISSION/GOAL(S)

1. Provide a firm liberal arts basis for understanding individual human behavior in its social context

2. Provide the liberal arts foundation for professional work in baccalaureate-level human services occupations

3. Prepare students for graduate work in the human services professions

Unit Mission/goal(s) and the Institutional Mission Relation

It forms an integral part.


STUDENT LEARNING OBJECTIVES, EXPECTED OUTCOMES, ASSESSMENT METHODS & TOOLS, TIMELINE

Learning Objective 1
Awareness of the range of knowledge (data and methods) in psychology, sociology, anthropology, and other disciplines that undergird professional functioning in human services.
Expected Outcome 1
Successful completion of prerequisite and required upper division courses in the LAHS group.
Method(s), Measure(s), and Instrument(s) for Expected Outcome 1
Evaluation procedures in introductory psychology, sociology, and anthropology and in the upper division courses taken for the major.
Timeline for the Outcome 1
Starting Date for the Implementation: In Progress
Anticipated Date for the First Results: In Progress

Learning Objective 2
Competency in translating psychosocial problems into the conceptual terms of the social sciences and communications.
Expected Outcome 2
Ability to analyze human services problems into their social-process and behavioral components.
Method(s), Measure(s), and Instrument(s) for Expected Outcome 2

1. Successfully complete Math 1150 or 3605

2. Successfully complete approved internship as assessed by internship field supervisor, journal, and paper.

Timeline for the Outcome 2
Starting Date for the Implementation: In Progress
Anticipated Date for the First Results: In Progress

Learning Objective 3
Competency in applying the technical literature in the human services to human services problems.
Expected Outcome 3
Be able to function as a BA-level professional in a field setting.
Method(s), Measure(s), and Instrument(s) for Expected Outcome 3

1. Successfully complete approved internship (as above).

2. Career tracks of graduates (including human services volunteer corps), from career center data.

Timeline for the Outcome 3
Starting Date for the Implementation: In Progress
Anticipated Date for the First Results: In Progress

Learning Objective 4
Awareness of ethical issues in the human services.
Expected Outcome 4
Know ethical and legal constraints and obligations in human services practice.
Method(s), Measure(s), and Instrument(s) for Expected Outcome 4
Successful completion of IS 3855.
Timeline for the Outcome 4
Starting Date for the Implementation: In Progress
Anticipated Date for the First Results: In Progress