Biology SLO Assessment

SLO Assessment Process

The Biology department's Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) assessment process is documented and described below. For more details, please contact the department chair, and view the rest of our department website.

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Program Outcomes

Majors, certificates, and programs are on a regular cycle of review, during which outcomes are updated and revised. See program details below, with links to SLOs and timeline for advancing to next stage of assessment.

Program title Date last updated Program-Course Mappings
Biological Sciences Major
  Report
Environmental Studies and Science Major Established 2008 Report
Biological Sciences Certificate   Report

Course Outcomes

Course outlines are on a regular cycle of review, during which class outcomes are updated and revised. See details below, with links to SLOs or course outlines with embedded SLOs and a timeline for advancing to next stage of assessment.  We have also included a current status report on each class for the Fall 2012 semester.  Our cycle of review is prioritized by the size of the class with the largest offerings receiving priority in our review.  Please note that the bolded courses in the table below are classes offering multiple sections.

Course title Date last updated Stage
Timeline
ANATOMY
     
ANAT 14 -- Introdcution to Anatomy and Physiology
Fall 2008
5 Ongoing
ANAT 25 -- General Human Anatomy
Spring 2011 5 ongoing
ANTHROPOLOGY
     
ANTH 1 -- Biological Anthropology
Spring 2011 4 Fall 2013
BIOLOGY
     
BIO 9 -- Human Biology
Fall 2012 5 Ongoing
BIO 11 -- Introduction to the Science of LIving Organisms
Spring 2013 5 Ongoing
BIO 15 -- The Biology of HIV
Fall 2008 5 Ongoing
BIO 25 -- Ecology of the San Francisco Bay Spring 2013
5 Ongoing
BIO 28 -- Ecology of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Spring 2013
5 Ongoing
BIO 31 -- Introduction to Environmental Science
Spring 2012 5 Ongoing
BIO 32 -- Marine Biology
Fall 2013
5 Fall 2013
BIO 32L - Marine Biology Lab Fall 2013
5 Fall 2013
BIO 40 -- Plants and Animals of California
Spring 2003 5 Ongoing
BIO 80C -- Agroecology
Spring 2011    
BIO 91 -- On-Campus Biology Work Experience Spring 2009 5 Ongoing
BIO 92 -- Off-Campus Biology Work Experience Fall 2011
5 Ongoing
BIO 100A -- General Biology Spring 2010 5 Ongoing
BIO 100B -- General Biology Spring 2010 5 Ongoing
BIO 223 -- Introduction to Environmental Monitoring Fall 2011    
BOTANY      
BOT 10 -- Plant Biology Spring 2013
5 Ongoing
ECOLOGY      
Ecol 10 -- Introduction to Ecology Spring 2013 5 Ongoing
Ecol 20 -- Introduction to Ecology Spring 2008 5 Ongoing
GENETICS      
GEN 10 -- Heredity and Evolution Fall 2013
5 Ongoing
GEN 11 -- Genetics Laboratory Fall 2013
5 Ongoing
MICROBIOLOGY      
M B 10 -- Emerging Diseases Fall 2003 5 Ongoing
M B 12 -- Introduction to Microbiology Fall 2008 5 Ongoing
M B 51 -- Sanitation Principles and Practices Fall 2013
5 Ongoing
NUTRITION      
NUTR 12 -- Introduction to Nutrition Spring 2013
5 Ongoing
NUTR 51 -- Nutrition and Culinary Arts Spring 2007 5 Ongoing
NUTR 52 -- Elementary Nutrition Fall 2013
5 Ongoing
PHYSIOLOGY      
PHYS 1 -- Introductory Human Physiology Fall 2003 5 Ongoing
PHYS 12 -- Introduction to Human Physiology Fall 2003 5 Ongoing
PHYS 67 -- Exploring Neuroscience: An introductional to the Brain Fall 2007 5 Ongoing
ZOOLOGY      
ZOOL 10 -- Animal Biology Fall 2013
5 Ongoing