Office of Institutional Research and Assessment

The Mason Core Assessment Schedule

Mason Core courses are reviewed via course portfolios on a 6-year cycle according to category. Critical thinking is reviewed on a 2-year cycle using student writing samples. Please contact Stephanie (Hazel) Foster sfoste21@gmu.edu for more information.

2012-13

Quantitative Reasoning, spring

2013-14

Oral Communication, fall

Natural Science, fall

Critical Thinking, spring

Written Communication, spring

2015-16

Arts

Literature

Western Civilization

Critical Thinking, spring

2016-17

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Information Technology

Global Understanding

2017-18

Critical Thinking