B.A. Political Science – Oral Communication

Have formal Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs) or Student Learning Outcomes (SLOS) been developed?


Published where? (website)

Political Science webpage

Do PLOs include or imply link to Core Competency? (AY 2016-2017: Oral Communication)?


Will be able to communicate political ideas effectively through written and oral communication.

Process of Core Competency Assessment:

Course (400- level)

POLS 328 (cross-listed with PHIL 328)


15 minute presentation

Type of Student Artifact

Presentation is based upon research/analytical paper assignment

Rubric or other instrument

GE Rubric for Oral Communication

Data (measurement of the competency)

Please see attached results

Evaluator Tabular Data

Action Taken in Response to the Data (What will you do in response to the Findings?)

In future seminars, each of these areas [structure, content, language, delivery] will be practiced with greater emphasis to improve the overall skills of students in oral communication.

Date of Last Program Review

2015 Political Science MOU