SVCC HLC Self-Study Document

Sauk Valley Community College
HLC Self-Study Document

September 19-21, 2011

4B.5: Preparation for Continued Learning or Occupational Skills

Sauk guarantees the quality of its transfer and career programs. This guarantee, publicized in the college catalog, ensures that the education Sauk students receive has prepared them to transfer to another institution or to meet their career goals. In the last ten years, only two students have received reparation through the guarantee, in both cases by repeating, at no charge, an electrical course in which a former adjunct had failed to deliver the outcomes specified in the course outline.

Internal Measures:

The systematic assessment of career and transfer areas required by the Assessment Plan provides a snapshot of what graduates can do in ways that guide curricular and budgetary actions toward improvements in student performance.

External Measures:

Additional evidence of students’ attainment of the stated learning goals comes from a variety of external measures that feed into various planning systems of the college. Additional evidence that Sauk graduates are ready and able to continue their life of learning may be seen in the following: