Core Assessment

As a condition for belonging to the core curriculum, all core classes are required by the state to participate in core assessment according to the following schedule:

  • 2015-2016 & 2018-2019
    • Communications skills -- ALL core classes
    • Critical Thinking skills  -- ALL core classes
  • 2016-2017 & 2019-2020
    • Empirical & Quantitative skills -- Core classes in the areas of Mathematics, Life & Physical Sciences, and Social & Behavioral Sciences
    • Teamwork -- Core classes in First-Year Composition, Creative Arts, and Life & Physical Sciences
  • 2017-2018 & 2020-2021
    • Personal Responsibility -- First-Year Composition; Government; History; Language, Philosophy & Culture
    • Social Responsibility -- Creative Arts; Government; History; Language, Philosophy, & Culture; Social & Behavioral Sciences

Faculty interested in seeing whether a class they're teaching is being assessed in any given term -- or interested in seeing which objectives are being assessed for that course -- should consult this document.

The tools and links in this area are designed to help faculty meet the state's assessment requirements. Faculty or departments interested in consulting with the Office of Academic Assessment should contact Gray Scott at grayscott@twu.edu or 940-898-2327