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Allied Health Sciences, BS

Student Outcomes

Assessment of Student Outcomes

Outcome AHS 1 Critical Thinking (undergraduate)

Use systematic reasoning to examine and evaluate information and ideas and then synthesize conclusions to propose new perspectives and solutions.

The General Education objectives associated with this Outcome are listed below. You can use these objectives as is or modify them in the next step in GVAssess.

Students will:
• Assess relevant information, perspectives and assumptions.
• Construct logical conclusions based on reason and evidence.
• Formulate novel approaches or create innovative interpretations.
• Evaluate the novel approaches or innovative interpretations..
Objective 7 Students will conduct, write, and present research utilizing content and skills acquired throughout the AHS program.

Measure 1

2019 Status
Achieved
93% of BS AHS Emphasis students completed AHS 495 with a grade of 80% or greater.

2018 Status
Achieved
98% of the students with a BS AHS Emphasis completed AHS 495 with a grade of 80% or greater.

2017 Status
Achieved
98% of the students with a BS AHS Emphasis completed AHS 495 with a grade of 80% or greater.

Measure 2

2019 Status
Achieved
96% of students pursuing the BS AHS General Emphasis scored 80% or higher on the systematic literature review in AHS 301.

2018 Status
Achieved
98% of students pursuing the BS AHS General Emphasis scored 80% or higher on the systematic literature review in AHS 301.

Outcome AHS 2 Collaboration (undergraduate)

Work together and share the workload equitably to progress toward shared objectives learned through structured activities that occur over a significant period of time.

The General Education objectives associated with this Outcome are listed below. You can use these objectives as is or modify them in the next step in GVAssess.

Students will:
• Use knowledge of group dynamics to select appropriate roles.
• Use knowledge of group management to create effective plans.
• Successfully follow the group's plan.
• Assess contributions of self and others to the group dynamics.
Objective 18 Students will collaborate on a group research project and publicly present their findings.

Measure 1

2019 Status
Achieved
94% of the students with a BS AHS Emphasis completed the group presentation rubric in conjunction with the peer-evaluation tool in AHS 340 with a grade of 80% or greater.

2018 Status
Achieved
100% of BS AHS General Emphasis students who obtain an 80% or higher on the group oral presentation rubric in conjunction with the peer-evaluation tool in AHS 340.

Measure 2

2019 Status
Achieved
93% of the students with a BS AHS Emphasis completed the group oral presentation rubric in conjunction with the peer-evaluation tool in AHS 495 with a grade of 80% or greater.

2018 Status
Achieved
All BS AHS General Emphasis students in AHS during 2018 met a minimum of 80% or higher on the group oral presentation in conjunction with the peer-evaluation tool.

2017 Status
Achieved
All BS AHS General Emphasis students in AHS 495 during 2017 met the minimum of 80% or higher on the group oral presentation in conjunction with the peer-evaluation tool.

Outcome AHS 3 Information Literacy (undergraduate)

Identify, access, evaluate, and synthesize multiple forms of information.


Objective 29 Students will demonstrate information literacy necessary for pursing careers in health care fields.

Measure 1

2019 Status
Not Yet Achieved
54% of the students with a BS AHS Emphasis completed the comprehensive final exam in AHS 100 with a grade of 80% or greater.

2018 Status
Achieved
Percentage of BS AHS General Emphasis students who obtained an 80% or higher on their comprehensive final exam.

2017 Status
Achieved
97% of the students with a BS AHS Emphasis completing AHS 100 obtained an 80% or greater on their comprehensive final exam.

Outcome AHS 4 Written Communication (undergraduate)

Write effectively for multiple purposes and audiences.
Objective 30 Students will identify a current issue in health care from selected list to research and write a position paper.

Measure 1

2019 Status
Achieved
95% of the students with a BS AHS Emphasis completed their current issues in health care papers in AHS 110 with a grade of 80% or greater.

Outcome AHS 5 Oral Communication (undergraduate)

Effectively communicate verbally with a public audience across a variety of contexts.

Objective 31 Students will identify a current issue in health care from selected list to collaboratively research and present to their findings.

Measure 1

2019 Status
Achieved
98% of the students with a BS AHS Emphasis completed the current issues in healthcare group research project and presentation in AHS 110 with a grade of 80% or greater.

Outcome AHS 6 Ethical Reasoning (undergraduate)

Use a decision-making process based on defining systems of value.
Objective 32 Students will recognize ethical issues to demonstrate understanding and reasoning of key concepts, laws, and principles to write a health care legal and ethical analysis paper.

Measure 1

2019 Status
Achieved
90% of the students with a BS AHS Emphasis completed the health care legal and ethical analysis position paper in AHS 321 with a grade of 80% or greater.