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Unformatted Document Text:  Goal #9: Providing regular student access to qualified Global Studies faculty advisors. Assessment: The Global Studies Program Coordinator will (1) serve as the primary faculty advisor to Global Studies minors and majors, (2) designate two additional GBST faculty secondary advisors to ensure that students have access to an advisor Monday through Thursday; and (3) communicate electronically with students using a link on the program’s website. Goal #10: Ensuring that Global Studies minors and majors possess the desired abilities in the areas of global knowledge, skills, and attitudes. Assessment: All Global Studies courses – including core courses, electives, internships, and foreign language courses – will seek to develop the “global competencies” knowledge, skills, and attitudes identified (see Table 1). Goal #11: Acquiring a satisfactory level of physical and electronic library resources to support the program. Assessment: At the beginning of each academic year, a GBST sub-committee will evaluate Kellogg Library resources and identify new resources desired for use in the program. At the end of each academic year the Global Studies Program Coordinator will request an annual report from the Kellogg Library regarding how many of these requested items, as well as other items dealing with global affairs, were actually acquired. Goal #12: Regularly offering a four-semester sequence of courses (i.e., 101, 102, 201, and a course meeting the 4 th semester competency requirement) in Arabic, French, German, and Spanish. Assessment: The Global Studies Program Coordinator will work with the World Languages Department Chair to ensure that these courses are offered on a two-year cycle, and that instruction in these four languages receives adequate funding from the College of Arts and Sciences relative to student demand. Goal #13: Regular meetings of the Global Studies Steering Committee and sustained participation of relevant academic departments on this committee. Assessment: The GBST Program Coordinator will organize at least one meeting of the Global Studies Steering Committee each month during the fall and spring semesters, and work to ensure that each academic department participating in the program has one representative on the Steering Committee. Table 4: Specific Course SLOs for Each Preparatory Course Course Learning Outcomes ECON 202 The knowledge necessary to understand contemporary economic systems, the role of markets in the distribution of goods and services, and fundamental economic concepts such as economic growth, inflation, wealth, exchange rates, international balance of payments, etc… HIST 202 A broad understanding of the principal historical economic, philosophical, political, and social trends around the world since 1500. GBST 100 An interdisciplinary understanding of the process of globalization and its impact on humans at the local, national, and international levels. ANTH 200 A holistic and global understanding of the economic, social, political, cultural, and ideological integration of human societies. Aligning Assessment Across All Levels page 22 of 34

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Goal #9:
Providing regular student access to qualified Global Studies faculty advisors.
Assessment:
The Global Studies Program Coordinator will (1) serve as the primary faculty advisor to Global
Studies minors and majors, (2) designate two additional GBST faculty secondary advisors to ensure
that students have access to an advisor Monday through Thursday; and (3) communicate
electronically with students using a link on the program’s website.
Goal #10:
Ensuring that Global Studies minors and majors possess the desired abilities in the areas of global
knowledge, skills, and attitudes.
Assessment:
All Global Studies courses – including core courses, electives, internships, and foreign language
courses – will seek to develop the “global competencies” knowledge, skills, and attitudes identified
(see Table 1).
Goal #11:
Acquiring a satisfactory level of physical and electronic library resources to support the program.
Assessment:
At the beginning of each academic year, a GBST sub-committee will evaluate Kellogg Library
resources and identify new resources desired for use in the program. At the end of each academic
year the Global Studies Program Coordinator will request an annual report from the Kellogg Library
regarding how many of these requested items, as well as other items dealing with global affairs,
were actually acquired.
Goal #12:
Regularly offering a four-semester sequence of courses (i.e., 101, 102, 201, and a course meeting
the 4
th
semester competency requirement) in Arabic, French, German, and Spanish.
Assessment:
The Global Studies Program Coordinator will work with the World Languages Department Chair to
ensure that these courses are offered on a two-year cycle, and that instruction in these four
languages receives adequate funding from the College of Arts and Sciences relative to student
demand.
Goal #13:
Regular meetings of the Global Studies Steering Committee and sustained participation of relevant
academic departments on this committee.
Assessment:
The GBST Program Coordinator will organize at least one meeting of the Global Studies Steering
Committee each month during the fall and spring semesters, and work to ensure that each academic
department participating in the program has one representative on the Steering Committee.
Table 4: Specific Course SLOs for Each Preparatory Course
Course
Learning Outcomes
ECON 202
The knowledge necessary to understand contemporary economic systems, the role of markets in
the distribution of goods and services, and fundamental economic concepts such as economic
growth, inflation, wealth, exchange rates, international balance of payments, etc…
HIST 202
A broad understanding of the principal historical economic, philosophical, political, and social
trends around the world since 1500.
GBST 100
An interdisciplinary understanding of the process of globalization and its impact on humans at the
local, national, and international levels.
ANTH 200
A holistic and global understanding of the economic, social, political, cultural, and ideological
integration of human societies.
Aligning Assessment Across All Levels
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