Previous Program Reviews: 2005 through 2009

 Year of Review
Program
Recommendations
Next Review
2005-06
2005-06 Criminal Justice Program should consider offering fewer sections of lower division courses so that full time and part time faculty can concentrate on teaching within their areas of expertise and areas of their research interest
Department Chair and Dean of College need to clearly plan for the dispersion of Criminal Justice over the expanding WSU system
Staff need ongoing training in the University's computing systems and budgeting systems
Program should develop a long-term plan for generating funds in order to provide for supplies and equipment
Program should explore ways to increase the amount of research being done by graduate program faculty
2010-11
2005-06 History Addition of a Modern European historian and a Middle Eastern historian are advisable
Develop a strategic plan that helps shape the department to meet growing areas while retaining the department's traditional strengths
Analyze curriculum on a regular basis
Explore creative ways to support faculty research and scholarship
Make job opportunity information available to potential majors
Create advising plan to more evenly distribute the workload
2010-11
2005-06 Geography Upgrade the computer hardware on a regular basis
Invest energy and resources in the Geography Teaching Major
Focus on a selected sub-set of specializations within the discipline of geography
2010-11
2005-06 Philosophy Add another tenure track position if the program grows significantly
Work with dean to explore flexible solutions with respect to student credit hour expectations for faculty in terms of lower-division hours versus upper-division hours
Offer some upper-division courses more frequently to allow students a more efficient track to on-time graduation
2010-11
2005-06 Political Science Develop an advisory council for alumni to better work with the department
Make improvements in the hiring and evaluating of adjuncts
Carefully investigate ways of broadening opportunities for students to spend time abroad
2010-11
2005-06 Psychology Look at ways to bolster financial and other types of support for the program
Examine ways to strengthen the process of academic advising
Develop a formal method to provide a capstone experience to all majors
2010-11
2005-06 Radiologic Sciences Consider delivering didactic lecture content through WebCT
Explore whether some self-support courses should be brought under an E&G funding model
Find permanent funding for a clinical lab manager
Review current materials and update as appropriate
2010-11
2005-06 Social Work & Gerontology Create a community advisory board to facilitate interaction between WSU Social Work Program faculty and field supervisors
Conduct a regular orientation with newly-admitted students to clarify the distinction between CSWE and Department requirements
2008-09
2005-06 Sociology & Anthropology Department and dean explore strategies to increase the number of faculty in the program
Consider dropping or revising infrequently taught classes
Consider students' request for a career fair
Decide on an appropriate departmental assessment strategy
2010-11
2005-06 Teacher Education Utilize follow-up data from employers for improvement of programs
Use candidate data to evaluate the efficacy of courses, programs and field experiences
Implement plan to provide systematic feedback to candidates regarding the mastery of proficiencies related to diversity
2010-11
2005-06 Women's Studies Pursue options to strengthen the program without an infusion of additional resources
Develop service courses that other programs in the university may see as useful in their programs
Encourage program to retain the high standards of intellectual rigor found in the classroom and the passion about pedagogical issues faced by the program
2010-11
2006-07
 2006-07 Accountancy Click here to view Program Review results 2011-12 
2006-07 Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) Click here to view Program Review results 2011-12
2006-07 Business Administration Click here to view Program Review results 2011-12
2006-07 Economics Click here to view Program Review results 2011-12
2006-07 Information Systems & Technology Click here to view Program Review results 2011-12
2006-07 Master of Business Administration Click here to view Program Review results 2011-12
2007-08
2007-08  Botany Click here for full Program Review results 2012-13
2007-08 Chemistry Click here for full Program Review results 2012-13
2007-08 Geosciences Click here for full Program Review results 2012-13
2007-08 Mathematics Click here for full Program Review results 2012-13
2007-08 Microbiology Click here for full Program Review results 2012-13
2007-08 Physics Click here for full Program Review results 2012-13
2007-08 Zoology Click here for full Program Review results 2012-13
2008-09
2008-09 Child & Family Studies Click here to view Program Review results 2013-14
2008-09 Health Promotion & Human Performance Management Click here to view Program Review results 2013-14
2008-09 Honors Click here to view Program Review results 2013-14

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