B.A. Gender and Women’s Studies – Written Communication (2017-2018)

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


Published where? (website)

Gender and Women’s Studies webpage

Do PLOs include or imply link to Core Competency? (AY 2017-2018: Written Communication)?


Process of Core Competency Assessment:

Course (400- level)

1. WS 494 – The New West, cross-listed with ENG 419


Final research paper

Type of Student Artifact

2200-2500 word revised, peer-reviewed, research-based paper in MLA format that takes an argumentative position on a New West topic in literature and/or film and incorporates critical literary theory from primary sources.

Rubric or other instrument

GE Rubric for Written Communication

Data (measurement of the competency)

See data for English.

Evaluator Tabular Data

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

The results will be reviewed with ENG and WS faculty in Fall 2018.

Efforts should be made to address the line of reasoning.

Date of Last Program Review


Women’s Studies MOU