Unit: Microbiology
Program: Microbiology (MS)
Degree: Master's
Date: Mon Nov 09, 2009 - 3:11:02 pm

1) List your program's student learning outcomes (SLOs).

Microbiology MS

Program Purpose

The MS degree program in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Hawaii is designed to give students advanced coursework in microbiology and an in-depth introduction to microbiology research. Students are expected to design and execute original research projects using traditional and advanced research technologies.  We strive to provide each Master’s student with broad knowledge microbiology and in depth knowledge in their area of specialization such that they can enter the workforce as professional microbiologists or continue their academic training in advanced graduate or professional programs.

Student Learning Outcomes

1.  Demonstrate the ability to design experiments with appropriate controls, and to conduct original research.

2.  Demonstrate proficiency with a variety of classical and modern microbiology techniques.

3.  Read, understand and evaluate current literature in their discipline.

4.  Research results and interpretations of those results should be clearly presented both orally and in written works

5.  Develop awareness and perspective as a member of a local, national and global scientific community

6.  Compete successfully for productive employment or enter advanced degree programs in microbiology or health-related fields.

2) Where are your program's SLOs published?

Department Website URL: http://www.hawaii.edu/microbiology/
Student Handbook. URL, if available online:
Information Sheet, Flyer, or Brochure URL, if available online:
UHM Catalog. Page Number: 139
Course Syllabi. URL, if available online:
Other:
Other:

3) Upload your program's current curriculum map(s) as a PDF.

No map submitted.

4) What percentage of courses have the course SLOs explicitly stated on the course syllabus, department website, or other publicly available document? (Check one)

0%
1-50%
51-80%
81-99%
100%

5) State the SLO(s) that was Assessed, Targeted, or Studied

none

6) State the Assessment Question(s) and/or Goal(s) of Assessment Activity

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7) State the Type(s) of Evidence Gathered

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8) State How the Evidence was Interpreted, Evaluated, or Analyzed

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9) State How Many Pieces of Evidence Were Collected

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10) Summarize the Actual Results

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11) Briefly Describe the Distribution and Discussion of Results

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12) Describe Conclusions and Discoveries

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13) Use of Results/Program Modifications: State How the Program Used the Results --or-- Explain Planned Use of Results

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14) Reflect on the Assessment Process

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15) Other Important Information

none

16) FOR DISTANCE PROGRAMS ONLY: Explain how your program/department has adapted its assessment of student learning in the on-campus program to assess student learning in the distance education program.

17) FOR DISTANCE PROGRAMS ONLY: Summarize the actual student learning assessment results that compare the achievement of students in the on-campus program to students in the distance education program.