2011 Demonstration of Program Outcomes
Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Source: Aggregated outcome assessment results from 2011 capstone courses.


Demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.

0% Non-Performance: Does not demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.

14% Basic: Demonstrates some familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.

10% Proficient: Demonstrates familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.

76% Distinguished: Demonstrates familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology and evaluates concepts.

Apply information analysis and research methods and uses technology tools and applications appropriate for psychology.

0% Non-Performance: Does not apply information analysis or research methods or technological tools and applications appropriate for psychology.

14% Basic: Identifies information analysis and research methods and uses some technology tools and applications appropriate for psychology.

5% Proficient: Applies information analysis and research methods and uses technology tools and applications appropriate for psychology.

81% Distinguished: Applies information analysis, advanced, research methods and uses multiple technology tools and applications appropriate for psychology.

Develop effective communication and quantitative literacy skills.

0% Non-Performance: Does not explain emerging technologies, standards, or trends.

14% Basic: Explains the purpose of effective communication and quantitative literacy skills.

14% Proficient: Develops effective communication and quantitative literacy skills.

71% Distinguished: Develops and demonstrates effective communication and quantitative literacy skills by applying theory and scholarly research.

Use critical thinking, creative thinking, and problem-solving in psychology.

2% Non-Performance: Does not use critical thinking, creative thinking, or problem-solving in psychology.

14% Basic: Uses limited critical thinking, creative thinking, and problem-solving in psychology.

14% Proficient: Uses critical thinking, creative thinking, and problem-solving in psychology.

71% Distinguished: Applies critical thinking, creative thinking, and problem-solving in psychology and analyzes outcomes.

Apply psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues

0% Non-Performance: Does not apply psychological principles to personal, social, or organizational issues.

14% Basic: Relates some psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues.

0% Proficient: Applies psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues.

86% Distinguished: Applies psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues and identifies where limitations exist.

Demonstrate ability to understand ethical behavior, tolerate ambiguity, value empirical evidence, and respect complexity of sociocultural and international diversity.

0% Non-Performance: Does not demonstrate the ability to understand ethical behavior, tolerate ambiguity, value empirical evidence, or respect the complexity of sociocultural and international diversity.

14% Basic: Demonstrates an understanding of ethical behavior.

5% Proficient: Demonstrates the ability to understand ethical behavior, tolerate ambiguity, value empirical evidence, and respects the complexity of sociocultural and international diversity.

81% Distinguished: Demonstrates the ability to understand ethical behavior, tolerate ambiguity, value empirical evidence, and evaluates the complexity of sociocultural and international diversity.

Conceptualize application of one's values, skills, and knowledge of psychology to realize personal goals, professional opportunities, and societal needs.

0% Non-Performance: Does not conceptualize the application of one's values, skills, or knowledge of psychology to realize personal goals, professional opportunities, or societal needs.

14% Basic: Describes the application of one's values, skills, and knowledge of psychology to realize personal goals, professional opportunities, and societal needs.

0% Proficient: Conceptualizes the application of one's values, skills, and knowledge of psychology to realize personal goals, professional opportunities, and societal needs.

86% Distinguished: Conceptualizes and analyzes the application of one's values, skills, and knowledge of psychology to realize personal goals, professional opportunities, and societal needs.