2019-2020 Health Science (BS) Assessment Plan

Assessment Year: 2019-2020
School: Health Sciences and Professional Programs
Department: Health Professions
Program: Health Science (BS)
Department Chair: swilliams2
Department Assessment Coordinator: rbrugna
Program Coordinator: swilliams2
Completed by: swilliams2
Other Contributors:
Date Completed:2019/11/05 18:30:00 US/Eastern

Program Mission

The Health Science major will prepare students to serve as expert, committed, culturally competent professionals with a focus on patient care, healthcare delivery, and healthcare management. This will occur through both classroom education and experiential opportunities in the workplace.

Assessment Plan

Outcome 1

Program Goal

Obtain appropriate systems-based practice tools and protocols in medical, public health, and healthcare management settings

Program Student Learning Outcome

Provide levels of prevention based on knowledge from theory, evidence-based practice and health science research.

Alignment with York’s Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

Civic Engagement - Recognize personal responsibility to their respective communities, and strive to serve the common good.

Alignment with MSCHE Standard III Competencies

Written Communication

From which course(s), section(s) will you collect student artifacts?

HS 401, HS 402

Sample Size

90

Measure

Observation of helping professionals in clinical practice.

Measure Type

Both

Target

80% of students will achieve stated progression standards (GPA 3.0) on first attempt in 400-level health science courses .


Outcome 2

Program Goal

Obtain appropriate systems-based practice tools and protocols in medical, public health, and healthcare management settings

Program Student Learning Outcome

Apply health science coordinative processes to assist diverse client systems in a variety of settings to achieve optimal health.

Alignment with York’s Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

Intellectual Discovery and Creativity - Demonstrate excellence in academic inquiry, creativity, research, collaboration and professional growth.

Alignment with MSCHE Standard III Competencies

Critical Analysis and Reasoning

From which course(s), section(s) will you collect student artifacts?

HS 201, 303 and 402

Sample Size

180

Measure

Projects

Measure Type

Both

Target

80% of students will achieve minimum scores of 80% on all pertinent grading rubrics


Rationale for the Plan

Aligned with five year plan

Data Collection and Evaluation

Course Grade demographic statistics to be collected in collaboration with program faculty (largely adjunct instructors) and colleauges in the Institutional Research Office. Assessment activities include, but not limited to, formatative assessment, multiple choice test standardized tests for HS 201 and HS 303; and performance assessment, standardized test and summative assessment for HS 401 and HS 402.