SLO Assessment Process

The GENERAL ACADEMIC COUNSELING department's assessment process is documented and described below. For more details, please contact the department chair, and view the rest of our department website.

Assessment results and progress are documented each semester in our Assessment Progress Reports with highlights each year in our Program Review.

Counseling Program Outcomes

These programs areas are on a regular cycle of review, during which outcomes are updated and revised.

Program areas:

Career Development Events:

By participating in the Spring Career Information Fair and the Fall Seasonal Job-Recruitment Fair, students will gain knowledge of careers, employment , and internship opportunities, the needed qualifications, requirements and the application process from the various employers.

Probation Classes

By the end of the counseling appointment to follow up on the material covered in the COUN 105 course, formerly known as Lern 52B, students will construct an Academic Success Plan that will demonstrate the student's understanding of work/life/college balance and their knowledge of and willingness to use campus student services.

International Student Counseling

By the end of the OPT workshop, students will gain knowledge of the qualifications, procedures, and eligibility for applying for OPT.

Transfer Counseling

By the end of the workshop, students will gain knowledge and understanding of the steps to transferring to a college/university, minimum transfer eligibility requirements, finding the classes required for the major to transfer, of knowing about the UC TAG Program.

Veterans Counseling

By the end of a counseling appointment with a Veteran’s counselor, students will have acquired knowledge about benefits and services available, educational planning, appropriate referrals for added personal and emotional support, registration information, and transfer information.

Student Athletes

By the end of the orientation for student athletes, students will become knowledgeable about Associate Degree and transfer requirements, eligibility rules to compete at the community college level, and recruitment criteria used by the NCAA.

Leadership Mastery Skills

By the end of a module entitled Life Skills, students will have gained knowledge about personal integrity, attitudes, beliefs, values, ethics and personal choices and will have applied these skill sets in a work/life/college situation.

Instructional Program Outcomes

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.

Mapping for Institutional Learning Outcomes

Counseling classes:  COUN 105
Career Classes: CRER 60
Career Classes: CRER 61
Career Classes: CRER 62
Career Classes: CRER 63
Career Classes: CRER 68