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W ken farr economics and finance

W. Ken Farr

Economics and Finance

GCSU Assessment Day 2010

The Economics Major Assessment Methodology


The association to advance collegiate schools of business aacsb

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business(AACSB)

AACSB accreditation assures quality and promotes excellence and continuous improvement in undergraduate and graduate education for business administration and accounting. 


College of business cob mission statement

College of Business (COB) Mission Statement

The mission of the J. Whitney Bunting College of Business is to foster the development of capable business professionals who are responsible citizens grounded in a liberal arts education. The college is dedicated to continuous improvement in business education and professional practice through faculty scholarship.


College of business cob goals

College of Business (COB) Goals

  • Distinguish our undergraduate and graduate business programs, leveraging the university’s liberal arts foundation.

  • Continuously improve the quality of our undergraduate and graduate programs.

  • Enhance programs for graduate and

    professional learning.

    4.Improve faculty, staff, and student services.


Economics major program goal to support cob goal number 1

Economics Major:Program Goal to support COB Goal Number 1

  • COB Goal 1, Emphasis 1.3:Distinguish our undergraduate and graduate business programs, leveraging the university’s liberal arts foundation by fostering global understanding and cross-cultural awareness.

    • Economics Program Goal Number 1: To provide economics majors knowledge of global economic issues.

    • Primary means of assessing the goal: Students will take the ETS exam in economics, a nationally standardized test of economic knowledge for college seniors, and their scores on international economic issues will be assessed.

    • Learning Outcome: Students majoring in economics will score at or above the 50th percentile on international economics issues on the ETS exam.


W ken farr economics and finance

Economics Program Goal Number 1:

  • list findings of the assessment

  • List actions taken for improvement, if any


Economics major program goal to support cob goal number 2

Economics Major:Program Goal to support COB Goal Number 2

  • COB Goal 2, Emphasis 2.1 and 2.2: Continuously improve the quality of our undergraduate and graduate programs by developing students’ analytical and communication skills.

    • Economics Program Goal Number 2.1: To graduate economics majors who are capable of producing written assignments that demonstrate their ability to think critically, reflectively, and flexibly while analyzing real world economic events.

    • Primary means of assessing the goal: A random sample of research papers written by majors in Economics 4990 (senior seminar) will be assessed by members of the department faculty using primary trait analysis.

    • Learning Outcome: At least 70 % of students meet or exceed expectations on their required research paper written for Economics 4990.


Program goal 2 1 assessment rubric worksheet

Program Goal 2.1:AssessmentRubric Worksheet


W ken farr economics and finance

Economics Program Goal Number 2.1:

  • list findings of the assessment

  • List actions taken for improvement, if any


Economics major program goal to support cob goal 2

Economics Major:Program Goal to support COB Goal 2

  • COB Goal 2, Emphasis 2.3:Continuously improve the quality of our undergraduate and graduate programs bydeveloping students’ core business knowledge.

    • Economics Program Goal Number 2.2: To provide economics majors a solid understanding of general economic principles.

    • Primary means of assessing the goal: Students will take the ETS exam in economics, a nationally standardized test of economic knowledge for college seniors, and their scores in several areas of general economic knowledge will be assessed.

    • Learning Outcome: Studentsmajoring in economics will score at or above the 50th percentile on each of the sub areas (microeconomics, macroeconomics, and quantitative analysis) on the ETS exam.


W ken farr economics and finance

Economics Program Goal Number 2.2:

  • list findings of the assessment

  • List actions taken for improvement, if any


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