LEARNING achievement indicator. Students achieve the learning goals of the General Education program

This is one of two achievement indicators for the LEARNING core theme about student SUCCESS. The objective is that Students learn to succeed as educated persons and professionals. This indicator focuses on achieving the goals of the General Education program while the other focuses on achieving the goals of the Major programs.

WSU’s General Education program has established core learning objectives that reflect the background and skills students will need to succeed as students and as contributing citizens. Student performance on standardized exams and local assessments structured to assess attainment of those learning objectives reflects the effectiveness of the General Education program.

Acceptable achievement thresholds for metrics assessing this indicator are

  • Both the General Education program and individual General Education courses will define and publish learning outcomes.

  • General Education assessment will occur on a regular basis. WSU students evidence attainment of general education learning goals established for the General Education Depth and Breath requirements. The results of general education assessment are available for review.

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