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The School of Social Sciences & Behavioral Studies

Goals


1.  The School of Social Sciences and Behavioral Studies embodies a “student centered” approach to learning in the classroom and in faculty and staff offices in which academic advising and counseling take place.
2.      The School of Social Sciences and Behavioral Studies will regularly update their Departmental Curricula to meet local, state and national standards unique to the individual departments.
3.      The School of Social Sciences and Behavioral Studies will infuse technology into every aspect of the curriculum in the six departments.
4.      The School of Social Sciences and Behavioral Studies will eliminate programs which are obsolete and develop state-of-the-art programs reflective of the needs of students in the 21st century.
5.      The School of Social Sciences and Behavioral Studies will develop more innovative educational programs and sources in the Philadelphia Area – Graduate Center on 3020 Market Street – to meet the needs of non-traditional students.
6.      The School of Social Sciences and Behavioral Studies will put an infrastructure in place which will require all of their students to complete one of the following activities:  Study Abroad, Cooperative Education, Internship or Research.
7.      The faculty in the School of Social Sciences and Behavioral Studies will design and implement effective assessments of student learning to document mastery of skills and competencies in its undergraduate and graduate programs.
8.      The School of Social Sciences and Behavioral Studies will work to hire faculty with credentials commensurate with the majors offered in the aforementioned Academic Departments.
9.      The School of Social Sciences and Behavioral Studies will retain exemplary faculty and staff by working with the University’s Administration and Alumni Association.
10.  The School of Social Sciences and Behavioral Studies will ameliorate the camaraderie and espirit de corps among faculty, staff and students by highlighting the achievements of faculty and students.
11.  The School of Social Sciences and Behavioral Studies will reduce the number of low enrollment classes in the aforementioned programs/majors.
12.  The School of Social Sciences and Behavioral Studies will develop a faculty mentoring program for all new faculty.
13.  The School of Social Sciences and Behavioral Studies will aggressively seek federal, state, alumni, corporate and foundation resources for the enhancement of existing programs and development of new programs.
14.  The School of Social Sciences and Behavioral Studies will develop an accountability system for faculty attendance at University, School and Departmental meetings and maintenance of office hours and attendance in all scheduled classes.
15.  The School of Social Sciences and Behavioral Studies will promote a management style conducive to positive human relations with students and employees of the University.



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