Assessment activities occur throughout the college for all programs. The college has clear learning outcomes for its Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) program, for the MBA program, and for the Executive MBA program (EMBA). Further, student learning outcomes have been identified at the departmental level for each undergraduate major and all active MSBA programs. Co-curricular programs such as Study Abroad and the college Honors Program have also identified student learning outcomes.
The success of the college's efforts to accomplish their learning outcomes is measured through a wide variety of direct measures including student portfolios, questions embedded in exams, assignments, and case analyses. Additionally indirect measures such as surveys are routinely used to triangulate the results of the direct assessment measures. Assessment results are shared throughout the college and serve as the driving force for programmatic change.
The FCB's assurance of learning/assessment efforts have been lauded at the university-level (SDSU), the CSU level, and by the AACSB.
Kathleen Krentler, DBA
Director of Assessment
Professor of Marketing
Fowler College of Business