General Education Assessment

By Department

Results by Learning Outcome

The following charts show the results of each individual learning outcome from highest passing rate by program. See the data for all learning outcomes here.

Having the highest overall passing rate average of all outcomes (91%), "Demonstrate Knowledge of the Arts and Humanities", was assessed by six departments: Music, Art, Journalism, Theater, Sociology, and English.

Chart showing passing rates for Arts and Humanities learning outcome.

 

The outcome, "Communicate Effectively", had an average passing rate of 87%. This outcome was assessed by nine departments: Journalism, Agricultural Business, Communication, American Studies, Art, English, Philosophy, History, and Political Science. 

Chart showing passing rates for "Communicate Effectively" learning outcome.

 

The average passing rate for the outcome, "Develop Ethical Perspectives", was 85%. This outcome was assessed by ten programs: Journalism, Communication, Anthropology, Psychology, English, Sociology, American Studies, History, Political Science, and Philosophy. 

Chart showing passing rates for the general education learning outcome, "Develop Ethical Perspectives" 

 

The outcome, "Think Critically", was assessed by the most programs (17 out of 20) and had an average passing rate of 82%. Programs assessing: Journalism, Agricultural Business, Communication, American Studies, Art, English, Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology, Philosophy, Environmental Science, History, Political Science, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, and Physical Science.

Chart showing GE learning outcomes for "think critically".

 

The outcome, "Apply Scientific Reasoning", had an average passing rate of 77%. This outcome was assessed by ten departments: Psychology, Anthropology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Geology, Biology, History, Physical Science, Political Science, and Philosophy. 

Chart showing results by program for GE Outcome, "Apply Scientific Reasoning".

 

Assessed by the fewest programs (Agricultural Business, Psychology, Anthropology, and Mathematics), the outcome, "Apply Quantitative Reasoning", had an average passing rate of 75%. 

 Chart showing results by program for GE Outcome, "Apply Quantitative Reasoning".

 

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