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.

Department SLO Assessment Process


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Catalog Listings: BIOLOGY Department

Program Outcomes

Majors, certificates, and programs are on a regular cycle of review, during which outcomes are updated and revised. See program details below. For assessment details and timelines see links for progress reports in right side column.

Course Outcomes

Course outlines are on a regular cycle of review, during which class outcomes are updated and revised. For assessment details and timelines see links for progress reports in right side column. 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.

NOTE: ALL our courses have closed the loop on assessment and are in continual ongoing assessment at regular intervals.

Course title Outline last updated
ANATOMY
 
ANAT 14 -- Introdcution to Anatomy and Physiology
Fall 2008
ANAT 25 -- General Human Anatomy
Spring 2008
ANTHROPOLOGY
 
ANTH 1 -- Biological Anthropology
Spring 2009
BIOLOGY
 
BIO 9 -- Human Biology
Spring 2014
BIO 11 -- Introduction to the Science of LIving Organisms
Spring 2013
BIO 15 -- The Biology of HIV
Fall 2008
BIO 31 -- Introduction to Environmental Science
Spring 2012
BIO 32 -- Marine Biology
Fall 2013
BIO 32L - Marine Biology Lab Fall 2013
BIO 40 -- Plants and Animals of California
Spring 2014
BIO 80C -- Agroecology
Spring 2011
BIO 91 -- On-Campus Biology Work Experience Fall 2011
BIO 92 -- Off-Campus Biology Work Experience Fall 2011
BIO 100A -- General Biology Spring 2010
BIO 100B -- General Biology Spring 2010
BIO 223 -- Introduction to Environmental Monitoring Spring 2011
BOTANY  
BOT 10 -- Plant Biology Spring 2013
ECOLOGY  
Ecol 10 -- Introduction to Ecology Spring 2013
Ecol 20 -- Introduction to Ecology Spring 2008
Ecol 80A - Ecology of San Francisco Bay* Spring 2013
Ecol 80C - Ecology of GGNRA* Spring 2013
Ecol 80D - Ecology of Point Reyes* Spring 2013
GENETICS  
GEN 10 -- Heredity and Evolution Fall 2013
GEN 11 -- Genetics Laboratory Fall 2013
MICROBIOLOGY  
M B 10 -- Emerging Diseases Spring 2014
M B 12 -- Introduction to Microbiology Spring 2014
M B 51 -- Sanitation Principles and Practices Spring 2014
NUTRITION  
NUTR 12 -- Introduction to Nutrition Spring 2013
NUTR 51 -- Nutrition and Culinary Arts Fall 2014
NUTR 52 -- Elementary Nutrition Fall 2013
PHYSIOLOGY  
PHYS 1 -- Introductory Human Physiology Fall 2014
PHYS 12 -- Introduction to Human Physiology Spring 2014
PHYS 67 -- Exploring Neuroscience: An introductional to the Brain Fall 2014
ZOOLOGY  
ZOOL 10 -- Animal Biology Fall 2013
* Coures revision/renaming  in progress will be complete Spring 2015