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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Assessment Cycle

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/assessment/assessmentcycle.html

 

A five-year assessment cycle is used to support the assessment of the general education curriculum goals within the general education program.

 

 

Gen. Ed. Goal Supporting Institutional Student Learning Outcome
General Education Curriculum Goals
Gen. Ed. Goal Areas
Last Term to Collect Results
GECIG Scheduled Review of Gen. Ed. Curriculum Goal
Communication
Skills needed for effective understanding and communication of ideas through reading, listening, critical and integrative thinking, writing, speaking, and technological literacy.
Communication (1) and Information Technology (13)
Fall 2019
Spring 2020
Multiculturalism and Diversity
 
 Global Citizenship
Our common membership in the human community, coupled with awareness that we live in a diverse world.
Human Diversity (7) and Global Perspectives (8)
Fall 2020
Spring 2021
Civic Engagement
The interrelatedness of human society and the natural environment and the ethical dimensions of political, social, and personal life.
Ethical and Civic Responsibility (9), People and the Environment (10), Performance and Participation (11)
Fall 2021
Spring 2022
Critical Thinking
Exploration of various ways of knowing through study of the content, methods of inquiry and creative modes of a broad spectrum of disciplines.
Critical Thinking (2), Natural Science (3), Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (4)
Fall 2022
Spring 2023
Critical Thinking
Exploration of various ways of knowing through study of the content, methods of inquiry and creative modes of a broad spectrum of disciplines.
History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences (5), Humanities and the Arts (6), and First Year Experience (12)
Fall 2023
Spring 2024