Academic Assessment at Missouri State-West Plains

Missouri State-West Plains' assessment is guided by the Transparency Framework developed by the National Institute of Learning Outcomes and Assessment. 

Assessment Framework

The Aim of General Education

The aim of General Education at Missouri State University is to develop people capable of making thoughtful choices that lead to creative and productive lives and to responsible participation in society. The Goals for Learning in General Education is that portion of the curriculum in which the University directly addresses the knowledge, skills, habits, and dispositions of educated persons. General Education at Missouri State provides for learning that educated persons will use throughout their lives in their many roles and communities. To prepare students for a lifetime of important choices, General Education has at least the following goals and outcomes for learning: