L&S Department and Program Assessment Plans - Archive for 2013 and Prior

This page is an archive of assessment plans and reports for L&S undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs submitted 2013 or before.

The most current versions of the plans and reports for L&S academic programs (after 2014) are posted in the Academic Planning and Institutional Research (APIR). Please see APIR's Student Learning Assessment webpage. All program's assessment plans can be found in the "Inside Assessment Intranet Site" (a NetID is required).

For more information about L&S assessment plans, see L&S Assessment Plan.

Below are L&S assessment plans submitted 2013 or prior, arranged according to the department or administrative unit responsible for the program. 

For additional information about L&S program assessment plans contact Elaine Klein (elaine.klein@wisc.edu).

See also:

 Department/Program  Program                                                             
 Plans and Reports                                         
 African Languages and Literature
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage
 BA/BS, MA, PhD  2006 Plan
 1998 Report
 1998 Plan (U)
 1998 Plan (G)
 African Studies Program
 Certificate webpage
 Certificate (U/G/S)                     
 2006 Plan
 2014 Report
 Afro-American Studies
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage
 
Certificate (U)
BA/BS, MA                         
 2013 Update
 2009 Update

 2008 Report    
 2006 Plan
 2002 Survey
 1998 Report
 1996 Plan (U)
 American Indian Studies Program
 Certificate catalog webpage
 Certificate (U/S)  2009 Update
 2009 Plan (Outline)
 Anthropology
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage
 BA/BS, MA/MS, PhD
 Archaeology - Certificate
 2013 Plan & Report (Cert)
 2009 Update

 2008 Report

 2006 Plan
 2001 Survey
 1998 Report
 1997 Plan
 Applied Math, Engineering, and Physics
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 BS  2008 Report
 2006 Report
 Art History
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage
 BA/BS, MS, PhD
 Certificate in Material Culture Studies (U/G) (with Design Studies)
 2013 Report
 2009 Update

 2006 Plan

 2002 Survey
 1998 Report
 1997 Plan
 Asian American Studies
 Certificate webpage
 Certificate (U/S)  2009 Plan
 2009 Update
 Astronomy
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 
Graduate catalog webpage
 Astronomy-Physics: BA/BS Astronomy: MS, PhD  2009 Update
 2006 Plan (U)
 2001 Survey
 1998 Report
 1996 Plan (U)
 Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 
Graduate catalog webpage

  Environmental Sciences Major (with CALS)
  Undergraduate catalog webpage
AOS:   BA/BS, MS, PhD
Environmental Sciences:  BA/BS (L&S); BS (CALS)
 2006 Plan and Report
 2002Survey
 2001 Survey
 1998 Report
 1996 Plan
 Bacteriology
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage
 BA/BS – L&S
MS, PhD - CALS
 2004 Plan
 Biological Aspects of Conservation
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 BA/BS  2009 Update
 2006 Plan and Report
 Biology Core Curriculum
 (Undergraduate Honors Course Sequence)

 None  2009 Update
 2006 Plan and Report
 2002 Survey
 2001 Survey
 1998 Report
 1996 Plan
 Biology Major
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 BA/BS  2006 Report
 2004 Plan
 Biophysics
 Graduate catalog webpage
 MS/PhD  
 Botany
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage
 BA/BS, MS, PhD  2009 Update
 2009 Plan and Survey Tool (G)
 2006 Plan and Report (U)
 2001 Survey
 2001 Report
 2000 Report
 1998 Report
 1997 Report
 1996 Plan
 1995 Plan
 Cell and Molecular Biology
 Graduate catalog webpage
 MS, PhD (with CALS)  
 Chemistry
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 
Graduate catalog webpage

 Chemistry Course - BS
 Chemistry - BA/BS, MS, PhD
 Chemistry Learning Center - various reports on request

 2006 Plan (U)
 2006 Plan (G)
 2001 Survey
 1999 Report
 1998 Report
 1998 Plan
 1997 Plan
 Chican@ and Latin@ Studies
 Certficate webpage

 Certificate (U)

 2009 Update
 Classics
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 
Graduate catalog webpage

 Classical Humanities – BA/BS
 Classics – BA/BS, MA, PhD
 Classical Studies Certificate (U)
 Greek – MA
 Latin – BA/BS, MA

 2013 Report (U)
 2010 Report
 2009 Report

 2009 Update

 2008 Plan
 2007 Report
 2006 Report
 2006 Plan
 2002 Survey
 2001 Survey
 1998 Report
 1997 Plan
 Communication Arts
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage
 BA/BS, MA, MFA, PhD  2013 Report
 2007 Plan and Report
 2006 Report
 2001 Survey
 2001 Report
 2000 Report
 1998 Report
 1996 Report
 1996 Plan
 Communicative Disorders (Communication Science
  and Disorders)
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 
Graduate catalog webpage
 BA/BS, MS, PhD, AuD
 Post-baccalaureate Certificate in CSD
 2006 Plan and Report
 2002 Survey
 1998 Plan
 1997 Plan
 Comparative Literature & Folklore
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 
Graduate catalog webpage
 
Certificate webpage

 BA/BS, MA, PhD (Comparative Literature)
 Certificate (U/S, G) (Folklore)
*Note: Comparative Literature and Folklore Departments
merged Fall 2012. Plans and Reports prior to that year are noted individually.

 2013 Plan
 2009 Update (Comp Lit)

 2006 Plan (Comp Lit)
 2001 Survey (Comp Lit)
 1998 Report (Comp Lit)
 1996 Plan (Comp Lit)
 Computer Sciences
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 
Graduate catalog webpage

Certificate (U)
BA/BS, MS, PhD

 2013 Report
 2013 Plan
 2013 Report & Plan (cert)
 2009 Plan Update
 2006 Plan and Report
 1998 Report
 1997 Plan
 Digital Studies
 Website / Undergraduate Catalog
 Certificate in Digital Studies (U)
 2012 Update
 East Asian Languages and Literature
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Chinese graduate catalog webpage
 Japanese graduate catalog webpage

 Chinese – BA/BS, MA, PhD
 Japanese – BA/BS, MA, PhD
 Certificate in Chinese Professional  Communication (U)
 Certificate in Japanese Professional Communication (U)

 2013 Assessment Plan
 2009 Update (Southeast conc.)

 2009 Update
 2006 Report

 2002 Survey
 2001 Survey
 1998 Report
 1997 Plan
 East Asian Studies, Center for
 Undergraduate and certificate catalog webpage
 

 Certificate (U/S)
 Asian Studies – East Asian Concentration –
 BA/BS (with Ctr for  Southeast Asian Studies)

 2013 Report
 2006 Plan
 Economics
 
Undergraduate catalog webpage
 
Graduate catalog webpage
 BA/BS, MA, MS, PhD  2013 Report
 2009 Update

 2006 Plan and Report
 2002 Survey
 2001 Survey
 2000 Report
 1998 Plan and Report
 English
 
Undergraduate catalog webpage
 
Graduate catalog webpage
 Creative Writing - MFA
 English - BA/BS, MA, PhD
 Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of
 Other Languages (G/U/S)
 2013 Report
 2012 Report

 2009 Update

 2006 Plan and Report
 2002 Survey
 2001 Survey
 1998 Report2
 1998 Report1
 1997 Report
 1996 Report
 1996 Plan
 European Studies, Center For
 Certificate webpage
 Certificate (U, G)  2013 Report
 Environmental Studies (Program administered by the Nelson Institute)
 Undergraduate Catalog
 BA/BS
 
 French and Italian
 French undergraduate catalog webpage
 Italian undergraduate catalog webpage
 
French graduate catalog webpage
 Italian graduate catalog webpage

 French – BA/BS, MA, PhD
 French Studies (Professional French Master's Program)
Capstone Certificate in French Studies
 Italian – BA/BS, MA, PhD

 2013 Plan
 2009 Update

 2006 Plan and Report (revised)
 2006 Plan and Report
 2002 Survey
 2001 Survey
 1998 Report
 1996 Plan
 Gender and Women's Studies
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage

 BA/BS
 Gender and Women’s Studies - MA
 Certificate in Women’s Studies (G/U/S)
 Certificate in LGBT Studies

 2013 Report
 2009 Update
 2008 Report
 2006 Report
 2006 Plan
 2002 Survey
 2001 Survey
 1998 Report
 1996 Plan

 Geography
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 
Graduate catalog webpage

 Cartography and GIS – BA/BS, MS
 Geography – BA/BS, MS, PhD
 Capstone Certificate in GIS

 2010 Report
 2006 Plan

 2002 Survey (G)
 2001 Survey (U)
 1997 Report
 1996 Plan
 Geoscience
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage

 Geology and Geophysics – BA/BS
 Geoscience – MS, PhD

 2013 Plan and Report
 2009 Update

 2006 Plan and Report (U)
 2006 Pan and Report (G)
 1999 Report
 1998 Report
 1996 Plan
 German
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 
Graduate catalog webpage

 BA/BS, MA, PhD
 Certificate (U)

 2013 Report
 2009 Update

 2006 Plan and Report
 2002 Survey
 2001 Survey
 1998 Report
 1996 Plan
 Global Cultures Program
 Certificate webpage

 Certificate (U/S)

 
 Hebrew and Semitic Studies
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage

 Hebrew – BA/BS
Hebrew and Semitic Studies – MA, PhD

 2009 Update
 2006 Plan
 2002 Survey
 2001 Survey
 1998 Report
 1998 Plan
 History
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage

 BA/BS, MA, PhD
 Celtic Studies Certificate

 2013 Report (G)
 2013 Report (U)

 2013 Plan (G)
 2011 Plan (U)
 2010 Report
 2009 Update

 2008 Report
 2006 Plan and Report
 2002 Survey
 1998 Report
 1997 Report
 1996 Plan (U)
 1996 Plan (G)
 History of Science
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage

 BA/BS, MA, PhD

 2013 Plan
 2009 Update
 2008 Report
 2006 Plan
 2002 Survey
 1998 Report (G)
 1996 Report
 1995 Plan (U)
 Integrated Liberal Studies
 Certificate webpage

 Certificate (U)

 2009 Update
 2008 Report
 2006 Plan and Report
 2002 Survey
 2001 Survey
 International Studies Major
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 BA/BS  2013 Report
 2009 Update
 
2008 Report.pdf
 2006 Plan and Report
 2002 Survey
 2001 Survey
 1998 Report
 1996 Plan
 Jewish Studies, The George L. Mosse/
 Laurence A. Weinstein Center for
 Undergraduate catalog webpage

 BA/BS
  Certificate (U)

 2013 Update
 2006 Plan

 2002 Report
 Journalism & Mass Communication,
 School of
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage

 BAJ/BSJ, MA
 Mass Communication - PhD

  2013 Report (G)
 2009 Update

 2002 Survey
 2001 Survey
 1998 Report
 1996 Report
 1995 Plan
 Languages & Cultures of Asia
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage

BA/BS, MA, PhD

 2013 Report
 2012 Report
 2011 Report

 2010 Report

 2009 Update
 2007 Plan

 2002 Survey
 2002 Report
 1998 Report
 Latin American, Caribbean, and
 Iberian Studies Program
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage
 BA/BS, MA  2009 Report
 2008 Report
 2006 Plan Report
 1998 Report
 1996 Plan
 Law, Society and Justice, Center for
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
Legal Studies - BA/BS
Criminal Justice Certificate (U)
 2013 Plan (Legal Studies)
 2009 Exit Survey

 2009 Plan (Legal Studies)

 2009 Plan (Criminal Justice Cert)
 2006 Plan
 Library & Information Studies, School of
 Graduate catalog webpage

 MA, PhD
 Certificate of Specialist in LIS (G)

 2009 Update
 2008 Report
 2006 Plan and Report
 2001 Survey
 2001 Report
 1998 Report
 1997 Plan
 Linguistics
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage
 BA/BS, MA, PhD  2006 Plan
 2002 Survey
 2001 Survey
 1998 Report
 Mathematics
 Note: we have on file many reports of
 individual course and sequence assessments
 conducted by the Quantitative Assessment
 Project. These are distinct from the assessment
 of the academic programs offered in
 Mathematics.
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage
 BA/BS, MA, PhD
 Certificate (U)
 2013 Report
 2012 MIU Report

 2009 Update

 2006 Plan
 2002 Survey
 2002 Report
 2001 Survey
 2000 Report
 1999 Report
 1996 Report
 1995 Report
 1995 Plan
 Medical Microbiology and Immunology - Program closing; see
 the Undergraduate Catalog for more information
 BA/BS
 2007 Plan and Report
 Medieval Studies Program
 Certificate webpage
 Certificate (U/S/G)  
 Middle East Studies Program
 Certificate webpage
 Certificate  
 Molecular Biology
 Undergraduate catalog webpage

 BA/BS

 
 Music, School of
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage

 Music – MA, PhD

 Music – BA/BS

 Music: Education – BM, MM

 Music: Performance – BA, MA, MM, DMA

 Artist Certificate

 2006 Plan and Report
 1998 Plan
 Philosophy
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage
 BA/BS, MA, PhD  2009 Update
 2006 Plan(U)
 2001 Survey
 2001 Report
 1998 Report
 1996 Plan
 Physics
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 
Graduate catalog webpage
 BA/BS, MA, MS, PhD
 Certificate (U)
 2009 Update
 2006 Plan and Report
 2002 Survey
 2001 Survey
 2000 Report
 1998 Report(G)
 1996 Plan
 Political Science
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage

 
 BA/BS, MA, PhD  2013 Report
 2009 Update

 2006 Plan

 2003 UAC proposal
 1998 Report
 1996 Plan
 Psychology
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 
Graduate catalog webpage
 
 BA/BS, MA, MS, PhD  2009 Update
 2006 Plan and Report
 2002 Surevy
 2001 Survey
 1998 Report
 1996 Progress Report
 1996 Plan
 Public Affairs,
 Robert M. La Follette School of
 Graduate catalog webpage
 International Public Affairs - MIPA
 Public Affairs - MPA
 2009 Update
 2006 Plan and Report
 2001 Survey
 1998 Report
 1996 Plan(G)
 Religious Studies Program
 Undergraduate catalog webpage

 BA/BS
 Certificate (U/S)

 2013 Plan
 2009 Update

 2006 Plan
 2002 Survey
 Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia,
 Center for (CREECA)
 Graduate catalog webpage

 Certificate – U,G
 MA

 2009 Update
 2006 Plan and Report
 Science and Technology Studies (Holtz Center for)
 Graduate catalog webpage
 PhD Minor
 Certificate in Integrated Studies in Science, Engineering and Society (U)
 2013 Report
 2010 Plan

 Scandinavian Studies
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 
Graduate catalog webpage

 BA/BS, MA, PhD

 2006 Report
 2002 Survey
 2001 Survey
 1998 Report
 1996 Plan

 Second Language Acquisition Program
Administrative Home: UW Language Institute
 Graduate catalog webpage
  Second Language Acquisition – PhD   2013 Report
 2013 Plan
 2006 Plan
 2006 Implementation Report
 Slavic Languages
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 
Graduate catalog webpage

 Polish – BA/BS
 Russian – BA/BS
 Slavic Languages and Literature - MA

  2013 Report
 
2013 Plan
 2009 Update

 2008 Report
 2007 Report
 2006 Plan
 2004 Report
 2003 Report
 2002 Report
 2001 Report
 2000 Report
 1999 Report
 1996 Plan
 Social Work, School of
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage

 Social Welfare – BA/BS, PhD
 Social Work – BSW, MSW (CSWE accredited)

 2009 Update
 2008 Report
 2006 Plan and Report
 2002 Survey
 1998 Report
 1996 Plan
 Sociology
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage
 BA/BS, MS, PhD  2009 Update
 2008 Report (U)

 2006 Report Updated
 2003 (U)
 2002 Survey
 1998 Report (U)
 1998 Report (G)
 Spanish and Portuguese
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Spanish graduate catalog webpage
 
Portuguese graduate catalog webpage

 Portuguese – BA/BS, MA, PhD
 Spanish – BA/BS, MA, PhD

 2013 Report (G)
 2008 Report

 2006 Plan and Report
 2000 Report
 1996 Plan
 South Asia, Center for
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Certificate (U)
 
 Southeast Asian Studies, Center for
 Undergraduate and certificate webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage

 Asian Studies – Southeast Asian Concentration –
 BA/BS (with Ctr for East Asian Studies)
 MA
 Certificate (U/G)

 2006 Plan and Report
 Spanish and Portuguese
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Spanish graduate catalog webpage
 
Portuguese graduate catalog webpage
 Portuguese – BA/BS, MA, PhD
 Spanish – BA/BS, MA, PhD
 Certificate in Spanish Studies for Business Majors (U)
 2009 Update
 2008 Report
 2006 Plan and Report
 2000 Report
 1996 Plan
 Statistics
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 Graduate catalog webpage
 BA/BS, MS, PhD  2013 Report
 2009 Update

 2006 Report
 1998 Report
 1996 Plan
 Theatre and Drama
 Undergraduate catalog webpage
 
Graduate catalog webpage
 BA/BS, MA, MFA, PhD  2006 Plan and Report
 2008 Report
 2001 Survey
 1998 Report
 1998 Plan
 1996 Plan
 Urban and Regional Planning
 Graduate catalog webpage
 
 MS, PhD
 2009 Update
 2006 Plan

 2004 Plan
 2001 Plan
 2001 Survey
 1998 Report
 1996 Plan
 Visual Cultures, Center for
 Certificate for Transdisciplinary Study of Visual Culture (G)
 2013 Plan
 Zoology
 
Undergraduate catalog webpage
 
Graduate catalog webpage
 BA/BS, MA, MS, PhD  2009 Plan 
 2006 Plan and Report
 2001 Report
 2001 Survey
 1999 Report
 1998 Report
 1996 Plan (U)