Students' performance on key indicators is evaluated by faculty members in an internship setting.
Students' presentation skills are evaluated by faculty members in in-class presentations and in internship presentations.
Field experience supervisors report on students' demonstration of professionalism and competency.
Samples of student work (papers, project reports, design projects) are collected, archived, and summarized across the program and are reported to faculty members and other interested parties.
Students perform a practical laboratory examination to demonstrate intermediate level problem-solving skills, familiarity with modern laboratory techniques, and experimental design.
Students complete a national standardized exam to determine if program changes increase or decrease students' performance. Scores are compared with class peers, with class records from previous years, and at the national level.
Faculty members use a rubric to evaluate students' written paper on emerging issues in the discipline and a separate rubric to evaluate students' oral presentation of this paper.
Students demonstrate technical competency in the discipline by integrating knowledge of chemistry, microbiology, engineering and analytical methods to develop a new food product.
Samples of student writing are collected from across the program and evaluated by a faculty panel using a rubric for evidence of students' ability to write a well-researched, referenced, logical research paper.
Teaching portfolios are reviewed by faculty members for evidence of students' ability to plan, implement, and evaluate developmentally appropriate activities.
Students demonstrate their ability to determine the strength of evidence for a nutrition claim by completing a counseling scenario. Results are evaluated using a rubric.
Student performance on key competencies are collected on student entry into the program, at program mid-point, and at the completion of the program to track student development of these competencies over time and to provide a review of program content.
Students create portfolios of their work during the senior capstone experience. These portfolios are evaluated by the undergraduate curriculum committee.
Faculty members review student work during open senior exhibition.