PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLO)

School of Undergraduate Studies (SUS)

Program Learning Outcomes 

PLO Curriculum Maps

Degree Proficiencies 

Assessment Plans and Rubrics

Assessment Overview 

PLO Assessment Plan

Major Milestone Assessment Plan

School of Consciousness and Transformation (SCT)

Anthropology and Social Change

Program Learning Outcomes: MA | PhD

PLO Curriculum Maps: MA | PhD

Assessment Plans and Rubrics:

Assessment Overview: MA | PhD

PLO Assessment Plan: MA | PhD

Major Milestone Assessment Plan: MA | PhD

East-West Psychology

Program Learning Outcomes: MA | PhD | Certificate in Spiritual Counseling (CSC)

PLO Curriculum Maps: MA | PhD | CSC

Assessment Plans and Rubrics:

Assessment Overview: MA | PhD

PLO Assessment Plan: MA | PhD

Major Milestone Assessment Plan: MA | PhD | CSC

Integral and Transpersonal Psychology (PhD)

Program Learning Outcomes

PLO Curriculum Map

Assessment Plans and Rubrics

Assessment Overview

PLO Assessment Plan

Major Milestone Assessment Plan

Masters in Fine Arts

Program Learning Outcomes: Creative Inquiry, Interdisciplinary Arts (CIA) | Writing and Consciousness (WRC) | Theater-Performance Making (TPM)

PLO Curriculum Map: CIA WRC | TPM

Assessment Plans and Rubrics

Assessment Overview

PLO Assessment Plan: CIA | WRC | TPM

Major Milestone Assessment Plan: CIA | WRC | TPM

Philosophy and Religion Department, with a concentration in:

Asian Philosophies and Cultures

Program Learning Outcomes: MA | PhD 

PLO Curriculum Map: MA | PhD

Assessment Plans and Rubrics

Assessment Overview: MA | PhD

PLO Assessment Plan: MA | PhD

Major Milestone Assessment Plan: MA | PhD

Ecology, Spirituality, and Religion

Program Learning Outcomes: MA | PhD

PLO Curriculum Map: MA | PhD

Assessment Plans and Rubrics

Assessment Overview: MA | PhD

PLO Assessment Plan: MA | PhD

Major Milestone Assessment Plan: MA | PhD

Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness

Program Learning Outcomes: MA | PhD

PLO Curriculum Map: MA | PhD

Assessment Plans and Rubrics

Assessment Overview: MA | PhD

PLO Assessment Plan: MA | PhD

Major Milestone Assessment Plan: MA | PhD

Women's Spirituality (PhD)

Program Learning Outcomes

PLO Curriculum Map

Assessment Plans and Rubrics

Assessment Overview

PLO Assessment Plan

Major Milestone Assessment Plan

Transformative Inquiry

Program Learning Outcomes: MA in Transformative Leadership (TLD) | PhD in Transformative Studies (TSD)

PLO Curriculum Maps: MA in TLD | PhD in TSD

Assessment Plans and Rubrics

Assessment Overview: MA in TLD | PhD in TSD

PLO Assessment Plan: MA in TLD | PhD in TSD

Major Milestone Assessment Plan: MA in TLD | PhD in TSD

Women's Spirituality (MA in Gender, Spirituality, and Social Justice)

Program Learning Outcomes

PLO Curriculum Maps

Assessment Plans and Rubrics

Assessment Overview

PLO Assessment Plan

Major Milestone Assessment Plan

School of Professional Psychology and Health (SPPH)

Clinical Psychology (PsyD)

Program Learning Outcomes

PLO Curriculum Maps

Assessment Plans and Rubrics

Assessment Overview

PLO Assessment Plan

Major Milestone Assessment Plan 

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, with a concentration in:

Community Mental Health

Program Learning Outcomes

PLO Curriculum Maps: MA | Board of Behavioral Sciences

Assessment Plans and Rubrics

Assessment Overview

PLO Assessment Plan

Major Milestone Assessment Plan

Drama Therapy

Program Learning Outcomes

PLO Curriculum Maps

Assessment Plans and Rubrics

Assessment Overview

PLO Assessment Plan

Major Milestone Assessment Plan

Expressive Arts Therapy

Program Learning Outcomes

PLO Curriculum Maps

Assessment Plans and Rubrics

Assessment Overview

PLO Assessment Plan

Major Milestone Assessment Plan

Integral Counseling Psychology

Program Learning Outcomes

PLO Curriculum Maps

Assessment Plans and Rubrics

Assessment Overview

PLO Assessment Plan

Major Milestone Assessment Plan

Somatic Psychology

Program Learning Outcomes

PLO Curriculum Maps

Assessment Plans and Rubrics

Assessment Overview

PLO Assessment Plan

Major Milestone Assessment Plan

Human Sexuality (PhD)

Program Learning Outcomes

PLO Curriculum Maps: PhD | American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists

Assessment Plans and Rubrics

Assessment Overview

PLO Assessment Plan

Major Milestone Assessment Plan

Integrative Health Studies (MA)

Program Learning Outcomes

PLO Curriculum Maps

Assessment Plans and Rubics

Assessment Overview

PLO Assessment Plan

Major Milestone Assessment Plan

SCT and SPPH Degree Proficiencies:

Professional: MA | PsyD 

Research: MA | PhD


Welcome to the CIIS Teaching, Learning and Assessment website

This site provides information about teaching, learning, and assessment at CIIS and resources for programs to develop learning outcomes and assessment processes. When the first phase of the project is complete, students, faculty, and others will be able to find the learning outcomes and assessment plans and processes in place for all academic programs. As this is a work-in-progress, your comments and suggestions are most welcome. The value of all assessment resides in the quality of discussions it inspires and you are an important part of that process.

ASSESSMENT GUIDELINES

Our guidelines for assessment at CIIS reflect the following values and commitments:

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

  • are organized around a few key  overarching learning goals that are grounded in the mission and vision of each program
  • are broad enough to encompass the essential domains of skill, knowledge and personal transformation expected in the degree and narrow enough to be practical and assessable in student work
  • are expressed in specific verbs that reflect the high-level learning expected for each degree (e.g., "Graduates will be able to....apply, synthesize, create, present, evaluate, critique, design, assess...)

Detailed SLO Guidelines >>

Curricular Maps

  • indicate in a table form where each goal or learning outcome is being addressed in the curriculum
  • are easy to interpret and include only the necessary level of detail

Detailed Curricular Map Guidelines >>

Assessment Processes

  • encompass systematic review of all SLOs within each cycle of program review (7 years).
  • are practical, meaningful and generate "actionable" knowledge for the improvement of student learning
  • include attention to best practices (inter-rater reliability, embedded assessment, norming to local and national communities-of-practice)
  • are aligned with the needs of multiple constituencies to support continuous improvement at all levels (students, faculty, curriculum, institution).

Detailed Guidelines for Assessment Processes >>

Other Assessment Resources >>

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

School of Undergraduate Studies

Bachelor's Completion Program

School or Professional Psychology and Health

Clinical Psychology (PsyD)

Integrative Health Studies (MA)

Masters in Counseling Psychology

Community Mental Health

Drama Therapy

Expressive Arts Therapy

Integral Counseling Psychology

Somatic Psychology

School of Consciousness and Transformation

Anthropology and Social Change

MA
PhD

East-West Psychology

MA
PhD
Certificate

Creative Inquiry, Interdisciplinary Arts (MFA)

Writing and Consciousness (MFA)

Philosophy and Religion

Ecology, Spirituality, and religion

MA
PhD

Asian and Comparative Studies

MA
Phd

Philosophy, Cosmology, and Religion

MA
PhD

Women's Spirituality

MA
PhD

Transformative Leadership MA

Transformative Studies PhD

GRADUATION, RETENTION, AND TIME-TO-DEGREE

Undergraduate

MA and MFA (36 Units)

Summary

By Program

MA in Counseling Psychology (60 units)

Summary 

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PhD

Summary  

By Program   

PsyD

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