Program Learning Outcomes Assessment at UCSC

UCSC faculty have articulated undergraduate and graduate program learning outcomes (PLOs), developed curriculum matrices, and conducted studies to assess student learning.


UCSC Guidelines for the Development and Assessment of PLOs

This informational booklet provides detailed guidelines and requirements for development and assessment of program learning outcomes in undergraduate and graduate degree programs at UCSC.


UCSC Program Learning Outcomes

Click here for links to the program learning outcomes articulated by faculty for each undergraduate and graduate program at UCSC.


Undergraduate Assessment: 3-Year PLO Assessment Cycle

Find key information about the new 3-year PLO assessment cycle in undergraduate programs that will begin in Fall 2020.


Direct & Indirect Evidence

This page provides information and resources related to using direct and indirect forms of evidence in PLO assessment.


Step-by-Step Guide

New to PLO assessment or looking for a refresher? This guide walks you through the 9 steps of PLO assessment.