Guidelines For Review Of Academic Programs

Appendix C
Oneonta’s Program Review Schedule 2014-2021

2014-15
Computer Science
English
French
History

2015-16
Art

2016-2017
Computer Art
Economics (was postponed from 2015-2016)
Business Economics*
Professional Accounting*
Music**
Music Industry

2017-2018
Biology (Graduate Program)
Geography
Human Ecology***
Child & Family Studies
Fashion & Textiles
Food Service & Restaurant
Human Ecology-General
International Studies
Philosophy
Political Science
Lake Mgmt. (Graduate Program)

2018-2019
Anthropology
Biology (Undergraduate Pgm.)
Cooperstown Graduate Program
Environmental Sciences
Psychology

2019-2020
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Communication Studies
Criminal Justice
Earth Science
Education****
Geology
Mass Communications
Meteorology
Physics
Water Resources

2020-2021
Africana & Latino Studies
Dietetics*****
Gerontology Studies
Mathematics
Sociology
Spanish
Statistics
Theater******
*Economics & Business - AACSB accreditation; next review January 2017

**Music & Music Industry - NASM accreditation; next review 2016-2017 academic year

***Human Ecology - AAFCS accreditation; next review 2017-18.

****Education - NCATE accreditation; next review spring 2020

*****Dietetics - ACEND accreditation 2014; next review 2021

******Theater - NAST accreditation; next review 2020-2021 academic year

Timeline for the Program’s Self-study

Spring semester before the self-study is to be conducted

Involve program faculty in discussion:

  • Requirements of self-study process

  • Planning for self-study

  • Preparing self-study materials, documents, manuscript

  • What to expect with regard to the site visit

Fall Semester of Self-Study Year

Faculty gather, review, summarize, and analyze data relevant to self-study

October

Department chair submits to their School Dean:

  • names and curriculum vita for three external reviewers

  • desired dates for site-visit; and their proposed budget

November

Dates for site-visit are confirmed with each external reviewer

February 15

  • Draft of self-study prepared and distributed to faculty

  • Self-study approved by faculty and copies sent to external reviewers

Mid-March/Early April

  • External reviewers visit campus and submit reports within two weeks of visit (visit must include meeting with divisional dean and provost)

  • Program provides written response to external reviewers' report and finalize self-study and submit to provost, School Dean, and Associate Provost for Academic Programs.

Prior to site-visit

  • Reviewers provide Department Chair with schedule and cost information for travel plans.

  • Chair seeks Provost’s approval for airfare.

  • Chair provides School Dean with the schedule planned for the review. (Visit includes a scheduled meeting with the appropriate School Dean, Associate Provost for Academic Programs, and the Provost.)

Format for the Self-Study Report

Assessment Techniques

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