ART HISTORY DEPARTMENT
INITIAL ASSESSMENT DOCUMENT
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INSTITUTIONAL GOALS DEPARTMENT GOALS AND ASSESSMENT CRITERIA AND METHODS OF
1.To ensure that students read, write, 1.1 To develop students’ ability to organize and 1.1.1 The department will gather and review data on the ARTH 415
and speak effectively. effectively deliver an oral presentation. Senior Paper presentations by having the Office of Assessment
conduct focus groups of students and faculty to assess effectiveness
of developing students’ abilities to present orally.
2. To increase students’ knowledge of 2.1. To track students attitudes regarding their 2.1.1.The department will conduct regular entrance-to-the-major
people from diverse backgrounds and development of knowledge of diverse artistic surveys as well as exit surveys to determine the degree of
cultures and to encourage development cultures, and their development of awareness as development of their attitudes and to identify areas needing
of a global outlook. to what the discipline of Art History offers them change and/or improvement in the program.
for their goals after graduation.