Program: Food Science & Human Nutrition (BS)
Date: Mon Sep 26, 2011 - 2:38:39 pm
1) Below are your program student learning outcomes (SLOs). Please update as needed.
FSHN Program Learning Outcomes
1. Know, apply and critically analyze and evaluate concepts related to the science of food and nutrition with a focus on humans.
2. Develop written & oral skills commensurate with the ability to summarize, evaluate, synthesize, and appropriately communicate scientific concepts to a variety of audiences.
3. Acquire personal characteristics and leadership, management, and human relations skills appropriate to professional practice in careers related to food science and human nutrition.
4. Recognizes and uses appropriate technologies, such as computer applications and/or food and nutrition laboratory methodologies.
5. Identifies and develops skills to gain successful admission into entry level careers or post-graduate education.
6. Develops problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
7. Demonstrates participation in community service.
8. Identifies community issues from local to global levels.
2) Your program's SLOs are published as follows. Please update as needed.
Student Handbook. URL, if available online: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/hnfas/degrees/undergrad/DSH2011a.pdf
Information Sheet, Flyer, or Brochure URL, if available online: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/hnfas/degreePrograms.html
UHM Catalog. Page Number:
Course Syllabi. URL, if available online:
3) Below is the link(s) to your program's curriculum map(s). If we do not have your curriculum map, please upload it as a PDF.
- File (03/16/2020)
4) For your program, the percentage of courses that have course SLOs explicitly stated on the syllabus, a website, or other publicly available document is as follows. Please update as needed.
5) For the period June 1, 2010 to September 30, 2011: State the assessment question(s) and/or assessment goals. Include the SLOs that were targeted, if applicable.
As a program we continued to develop our curriculum map.
6) State the type(s) of evidence gathered to answer the assessment question and/or meet the assessment goals that were given in Question #5.
Per the 2010 program assessment, we had several SLOs that were never mastered.
7) State how many persons submitted evidence that was evaluated. If applicable, please include the sampling technique used.
11 faculty (attending FSHN instructional faculty meetings)
8) Who interpreted or analyzed the evidence that was collected? (Check all that apply.)
Ad hoc faculty group
Persons or organization outside the university
Advisors (in student support services)
Students (graduate or undergraduate)
9) How did they evaluate, analyze, or interpret the evidence? (Check all that apply.)
Used professional judgment (no rubric or scoring guide used)
Compiled survey results
Used qualitative methods on interview, focus group, open-ended response data
External organization/person analyzed data (e.g., external organization administered and scored the nursing licensing exam)
10) For the assessment question(s) and/or assessment goal(s) stated in Question #5:
Summarize the actual results.
After discussion among all of the FSHN instructional faculty, we identified courses where mastery of specific SLOs was appropriate. Instructors for these specific courses presented how mastery could be accomplished. We also revised 2 SLOs to be "assessable" in the various major courses.
11) State how the program used the results or plans to use the results. Please be specific.
These changes within our curriculum map will be added to individual course curriculum effective Spring 2012.
12) Beyond the results, were there additional conclusions or discoveries?
This can include insights about assessment procedures, teaching and learning, program aspects and so on.
We intend to evaluation how the courses flow with the introduction, reinforcement, and mastery of the different program SLOs.