College of Behavioral & Social Sciences

Assessment Plan

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OPTION IN HEALTH EDUCATION

Semester

Student Learning Objectives (SLO)*

Course

Assessment Method

Spring 2006

Students can assess individual & community needs for health education

Health Education Techniques (HCSV 369)

Faculty review of student work: Community Health Assessment Survey

Fall 2006

Students can evaluate the effectiveness of health education programs

Research & Evaluation in Health (HCSV 425)

Faculty review of student work:
Research Proposal

Spring 2007

Students can implement health education programs

Internship (HCSV 480)

Faculty review of student work: 
Internship Portfolio

Fall 2007

Students can communicate health education needs, concerns, and resources

Computer Application in Health Education (HCSV 260)

Faculty review of student work: CDROM project

Spring 2008

Students can act as a resource person in health education

Chronic & Communicable Diseases (HCSV 320)

Faculty review of student work: Disease Fact Sheet

Fall 2008

Students can plan effective health education programs

Environmental Health (HCSV 362)

Faculty review of student work: Reflective writing on service-learning project.

OPTION IN HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

Semester

Student Learning Objectives

Course

Assessment Method

Spring 2006

Be able to apply laws and regulations that impact healthcare organizations (e.g., employment, antitrust, HIPAA, patient consent, confidentiality)

HCSV 530:  Capstone Seminar in HSA

Faculty review of student work: Case study related to legal issues

Fall 2006

Be able to measure the quality of services and apply general approaches to quality management problems (e.g., best practices, benchmarking)

HCSV 530:  Capstone Seminar in HSA

Faculty review of student work: Case study related to quality management issues

Spring 2007

Be able to manage day-to-day organizational activities, including handling the informal, on-going flow of activities, managing time effectively, developing priorities, making considered decisions, and reviewing/evaluating performances and outcomes

HCSV 490:  Internship Seminar

Faculty review of student work: 
Internship portfolio

Fall 2007

Be able to develop program plans, including defining problems in appropriate terms, setting goals and objectives, using statistical data, interpreting published data, researching issues, developing--and deciding from among—alternatives, and evaluating results and impacts

HCSV 530:  Capstone Seminar in HSA

Faculty review of student work: Case studies related to program development, problem solving, and decision making

Spring 2008

Be able to manage people, including team building, networking, coordinating, committee management, motivating, resolving conflict/mediating, presenting, persuading, supervising staff, and conducting employee performance evaluations

HCSV 530:  Capstone Seminar in HSA

Faculty review of student work: Case studies related to supervision and human resources management issues

Fall 2008

Be able to manage program/organizational finances, including applying basic principles of budgeting, capital financing, and case-mix budgeting, using the budget as an internal control device, and applying various financial ratios; be able to identify sources of operating revenue, and understand the impact of third-party payers (particularly managed care organizations) on revenues

HCSV 530:  Capstone Seminar in HSA

Faculty review of student work:

Case study in financial management and budgeting in health care organization