Occupational Safety Outcomes

Contact:

Kimberley Murphy, kmurphy@fairmontstate.edu

 

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

At graduation and three to five years after graduating from the Occupational Safety Program at FSU, students shall be able to competently and successfully perform the following:

  1. Students and graduates shall, to varying degrees, be competent in applying academic competencies and methodologies in addressing and solving problems as a professional.
  2. Students and graduates shall, to varying degrees, be competent in using learned technical and non-technical methodologies to communicate to audiences of varying demographics.
  3. Students and graduates shall, to varying degrees, be competent in ethically and respectfully performing professional responsibilities as part of a team and or multidisciplinary team.
  4. Students and graduates shall, to varying degrees, be competent in recognizing and assessing the societal and global impact of professional decisions and practices.
  5. Students and graduates shall, to varying degrees, be competent in pursuing lifelong learning through professional development.

 

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

Date: February 23, 2008

Program Outcome

Upon successful Completion of this program, students will be able to...

Direct Assessment Measures

Student performance with respect to this outcome will be measured by...

Satisfactory Performance Standard

Satisfactory student performance on the direct assessment measure will consist of...

1.  Students will demonstrate a proficiency in identifying and solving rudimentary safety related problems through the utilization of general safety knowledge, mathematical, and scientific concepts. Specifically identified and tracked examples:
  • Incomes pre-test
  • SecCourse pre-test
  • Course post-test
  • Examinations
  • Quizzes
  • Homework
  • Projects
  • Labs
<>BENCHMARKS
Substandard <71%
Target 71%-91%
Professional >91%
2. Students will demonstrate competencies in anticipating, recognizing, evaluating and controlling hazards through the application and synthesis of knowledge both theoretical and applied. Specifically identified and tracked examples:
  • Examinations
  • Quizzes
  • Homework
  • Projects
  • Labs
<>BENCHMARKS
Substandard <71%
Target 71%-91%
Professional >91%
3. Students will demonstrate comprehension of contemporary safety related issues and the global ramification of those issues. Specifically identified and tracked examples:
  • Examinations
  • Quizzes
  • Homework
  • Projects
  • Labs
<>BENCHMARKS
Substandard <71%
Target 71%-91%
Professional >91%
4. Students will demonstrate an understanding of ethical and moral ethics as pertaining to the safety profession. Specifically identified and tracked examples:
  • Examinations
  • Quizzes
  • Homework
  • Projects
  • Labs
<>BENCHMARKS
Substandard <71%
Target 71%-91%
Professional >91%
5.  Students will demonstrate a proficiency in working individually, actively participating on teams (including multidisciplinary teams) and communicating professionally and effectively. Specifically identified and tracked examples:
  • Homework
  • Projects
  • Labs
<>BENCHMARKS
Substandard <71%
Target 71%-91%
Professional >91%

 

ANNUAL STUDENT ENROLLMENT AND GRADUATION DATA

Each year Fairmont State University collects information that is helpful to students wishing to pursue educational programs.  This Office of Institutional Assessment and Effectiveness provides accurate and timely information to support decision making and institutional effectiveness efforts.  Common data sets include:

  • Student Enrollments Counts by Degree, Major, and Concentration,
  • Graduate Counts by Degree, Major, and Concentration, and
  • Student Demographics

Students are encouraged to review the above material for all of the Engineering Technology programs by going to the Institutional Data & Reports.