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SLO Assessment Process

The 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.

Program Outcomes

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

Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

Program areas:
 

1. 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.

(ILO I. Critical Thinking and Information Competency: 1.1, 1.2); (ILO II. Communication: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3); (ILO III. Cultural, Social, and Environmental Awareness: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4); (ILO IV. Personal and Career Development: 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4)

 

2. International Student Counseling

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

(ILO I. Critical Thinking and Information Competency: 1.2); (ILO II. Communication: 2.2)

(ILO III. Cultural, Social, and Environmental Awareness: 3.2, 3.3, 3.4); (ILO IV. Personal and Career Development: 4.1, 4.2, 4.4)

 

3. Transfer Counseling

By the end of the workshop, students will gain knowledge of the minimum requirements to transfer to a CSU or UC and what it takes to get a successful offer of admission.

(ILO I. Critical Thinking and Information Competency: 1.1, 1.2); (ILO II. Communication: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3); (ILO III. Cultural, Social, and Environmental Awareness: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4); (ILO IV. Personal and Career Development: 4.1, 4.2, 4.4)

 

4. 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.

(ILO I. Critical Thinking and Information Competency: 1.1, 1.2); (ILO II. Communication: 2.1, 2.2); (ILO III. Cultural, Social, and Environmental Awareness: 3.2, 3.3, 3.4), (ILO IV. Personal and Career Development: 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4)

 

5. 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.

(ILO I. Critical Thinking and Information Competency: 1.2); (ILO II. Communication: 2.1, 2.2)

(ILO III. Cultural, Social, and Environmental Awareness: 3.1, 3.2, 3.4); (ILO IV. Personal and Career Development: 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4)

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 64
Career Classes: CRER 68
Career Classes: LERN 1062