Comprehensive Program Review

Academic Program Review

The offices of Academic Affairs and Institutional Research conduct Comprehensive Program Reviews of academic degree and certificate programs every five years. Below are some Program Peview resources:

Completed Academic
Program Reviews


Associate Degrees

Bachelor Degrees

 Scheduled Academic
Program Reviews

Fall 2013
BBA Accounting
AAS Medical Laboratory Technology

Spring 2014
BS Biology & Biology w/Teacher cert.
BS Chemistry & Chemistry w/Teacher cert.
BSED Early Childhood Education & w/ESOL cert.
BA English & English w/Teacher cert.
BBA Management
BS Mathematics & w/Teacher cert.
AS Early Childhood Education
AAS Computer Networking & Service Technology
AAS Integrated Technology Studies
Cert. Computer Networking & Service Technology

Fall 2014
BBA Management Information Systems
AS General Studies
AAS Respiratory Therapy

Spring 2015
BBA Marketing
AAS Computer Operations
Cert. Computer Operations


Purpose:  Academic Program Review provides faculty and administrators with the opportunity to assess the relative value of academic programs in terms of viability, productivity and quality.

Characteristics:  The Review focuses on assessing Program goals and student learning outcomes, evaluating measures of effectiveness and Program-level outcomes, appraising the use of assessment results for Program improvement, reviewing the Program's curriculum, identifying Program strengths and weaknesses and forming recommendations for follow-up and/or action plans.

Timing:  Each program is reviewed once every five years at a minimum.

Academic Program:  All Bachelor degrees, Associate degrees, and Certificate programs are included in the review cycle.

Content:  Each Program Review will adhere in style, form and content to the standard set by the Offices of Academic Affairs and Institutional Research and Planning.

Process:  The Vice President for Academic Affairs meets annually with the Dean of each School to select programs for review.


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