Accreditation Table of Contents

Core Theme 1: Integrated Interdisciplinary Learning

Objective 1: Integrative, interdisciplinary learning

  • Indicator 1: Interdivisional programs
  • Indicator 2: Learning outcome: Inquiry across disciplines
  • Indicator 3: Alumni satisfaction: Interdisciplinary approach
  • Indicator 4: Culminating senior experience

Objective 2: Multiple modes of thinking

  • Indicator 1: Learning outcome: Integrative, independent, critical thinking
  • Indicator 2: Learning outcome: Synthesis
  • Indicator 3: Learning outcome: Reflexive thinking
  • Indicator 4: Coursework emphasis: Higher-order learning
  • Indicator 5: Coursework emphasis: Reflective, integrative learning

Objective 3: Breadth and depth of learning

  • Indicator 1: Learning outcome: Breadth
  • Indicator 2: Learning outcome: Depth
  • Indicator 3: Learning outcome: Multiple modes of inquiry

Core Theme 2: The Individual Engaged in Community

Objective 1: Participate collaboratively and responsibly in our diverse society

  • Indicator 1: Learning outcome: Responsible collaboration
  • Indicator 2: Learning outcome: Diverse society
  • Indicator 3: Engage in collaborative learning
  • Indicator 4: Alumni satisfaction: Diversity/collaboration

Objective 2: Communicate creatively and effectively

  • Indicator 1: Learning outcome: Creative, effective communication
  • Indicator 2: Alumni satisfaction: Communication

Objective 3: Articulate and assume responsibility for one's own work

  • Indicator 1: Learning outcome: Responsibility for work
  • Indicator 2: Academic Statement
  • Indicator 3: Alumni satisfaction: Advising
  • Indicator 4: Alumni satisfaction: Education

Objective 4: Linking theory and practice

  • Indicator 1: Learning outcome: Apply theory to practice
  • Indicator 2: Programs include service learning
  • Indicator 3: Internships
  • Indicator 4: Coursework emphasis: Theory to practice
  • Indicator 5: Citizenship

Core Theme 3: Environmental Stewardship and Social Justice

Objective 1: Environmentally sustainable institutional operations 

  • Indicator 1: Carbon footprint
  • Indicator 2: Landfill
  • Indicator 3: Local/organic food sources

Objective 2: Environmental and social justice curriculum

  • Indicator 1: Programs address sustainability
  • Indicator 2: Alumni satisfaction: Sustainability learning

Objective 3: Increase awareness of sustainability and social justice

  • Indicator 1: Center for Community-Based Learning and Action
  • Indicator 2: Student organizations
  • Indicator 3: Sustainability training
  • Indicator 4: Community-to-Community Day

Core Theme 4: Diversity and Equity

Objective 1: Learning across significant differences

  • Indicator 1: Programs address oppression, privilege, and difference
  • Indicator 2: Engage across differences
  • Indicator 3: Alumni skill: Work in diverse environment
  • Indicator 4: Student satisfaction: Seminar

Objective 2: Supportive community

  • Indicator 1: Alumni satisfaction: Different or opposing viewpoints
  • Indicator 2: Grant aid
  • Indicator 3: People of color
  • Indicator 4: Reported disabilities
  • Indicator 5: Veterans

Objective 3: Student access and success

  • Indicator 1: Low income: Entering class
  • Indicator 2: Low income: Students
  • Indicator 3: Low income: Retention
  • Indicator 4: Low income: Degrees

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