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1 SOCIOLOGY PHD PROGRAM Student Learning Objectives 1. Ability to apply key sociological concepts and research methodologies in critiquing sociological scholarship and in developing and reporting individual and collaborative research. 2. Ability to secure and succeed in degree-related academic, public-sector, or private-sector employment following completion of the PhD program. Assessment Plan and Process Our 2015 Sociology PhD program assessment efforts include collecting data to document and evaluate the following: 1. Ability to apply key sociological concepts in scholarship and research. Doctoral student participation in USU research appointments Doctoral student teaching related appointments at USU Doctoral student presentation of research and scholarship at professional conferences Doctoral student scholarly manuscript submission and publication Doctoral student grant submissions and awards 2. Ability to secure and succeed in degree-related employment following completion of the PhD program. Post-graduation employment data In addition, the achievement of our doctoral program learning objectives is enhanced by: 1. The Sociology Director of Graduate Studies, the Graduate Executive Committee and the full Sociology graduate faculty continue to review and evaluate the graduate curriculum and the scheduling of course offerings on an annual basis. Such ongoing review is intended to insure that courses are offered in a predictable and appropriate sequence, and that the range of courses available to students is consistent with the expertise of our faculty and with what is needed to insure an appropriate range of content relative to training in sociological theory, research methods, and our three designated areas of specialization. 2. We continue to review and evaluate the designated areas of specialization in the Sociology PhD program (currently Demography, Environment & Community, and States & Markets) to

2 insure that those areas are consistent with the expertise of our faculty, and with our efforts to maintain a nationally competitive position with respect to the recruitment and training of doctoral students in selected areas of emphasis. Outcomes Data Outcomes data for Learning Objective #1: Ability to apply key sociological concepts in scholarship and research. Doctoral student participation in USU research appointments During both and eight of the ten full-time PhD students engaged in the Sociology graduate program were funded fully or partially through research assistantship or research fellowship appointments that involved roles and responsibilities linked directly to faculty-led research projects. All students, including those on research-based funding as well as those funded through teaching appointments, were directly engaged with faculty in research activities involving either faculty-led research or students dissertation research activities. Doctoral student teaching related appointments at USU During three of the ten full-time Sociology PhD students served as instructors for undergraduate courses, and five are scheduled to serve as course instructors during the academic year. In addition two Sociology PhD students were partially funded as graduate teaching assistants during , and three have such assignments during the academic year in anticipation of preparing them to assume course instruction responsibilities at a later date. Doctoral student presentation of research and scholarship at professional conferences Evidence of program effectiveness in fostering professional engagement among Sociology PhD students is provided in part by their high levels of participation in conferences and professional organization activities, including both the USU Research Week event and a variety of regional, national and international professional meetings and conferences. The Sociology graduate program has committed funding to support student engagement in professional organization activities, including paying for one professional association membership for all first-year graduate students, and also providing at least $500 in departmental funding per student each year to help support attendance at professional conferences. During all Sociology PhD students who were actively engaged as full-time students attended and presented a paper or poster at one or more professional conferences held by regional, national, or international professional associations. Those ten full-time PhD students authored or co-authored a total of 19 conference papers or posters during that period.

3 Doctoral student scholarly manuscript submission and publication. Currently-active Sociology PhD students authored or co-authored a total of eight manuscripts that were published or accepted for publication during in peerreviewed outlets; a number of additional manuscripts were submitted and remain under review for possible future publication. Doctoral student grant submissions and awards. All doctoral students are actively encouraged to seek out opportunities to pursue external grant funds in support of their dissertation research. Information regarding dissertation grant programs is regularly disseminated to students by the Sociology Director of Graduate Studies. Students are also expected to attend grant writing workshops offered annually by the USU Office of Research and Graduate Studies. During grant proposals for research support were submitted by two Sociology doctoral students, with one of those proposals resulting in successful receipt of research funding. Outcomes data for Learning Objective #2: Ability to secure and succeed in degree-related employment following completion of the PhD program. Evidence of effectiveness with regard to preparation of students completing the Sociology PhD program for academic as well as non-academic careers is apparent through a review of employment outcomes for recent graduates. During the period we have had 15 students complete the PhD program. Fourteen of those graduates have secured full-time employment in appropriate career positions ten currently hold academic appointments, two are in post-doctoral research appointments, one works as a research associate with a university-based research center, and one is employed by a federal agency. The one former student who has yet to secure a permanent post-degree position completed degree requirements in May 2015, too late to maximize her ability to compete for academic positions beginning in That individual is currently employed as a part-time instructor at USU while she pursues a full-time faculty position elsewhere.

4 Data-Based Decisions Based on the data provided above, the Sociology PhD program is enabling doctoral students to achieve the learning objectives we have identified. We have implemented, or are considering implementing, the following policies to enhance students abilities to achieve the learning objectives in a timely, efficient, and productive manner. 1. Our review of the Sociology graduate program curriculum has resulted in several modest curricular revisions. Beginning in 2014 we began to schedule the first in our series of graduatelevel statistical analysis courses (SOC 6150) on an every-year basis, rather than on the every second year rotation that had been the practice in recent years. This was done to insure that all graduate students will be able to complete this course during their first year of graduate study, enhancing their preparation to engage in research assistantship responsibilities and to pursue thesis/dissertation research. Another course not offered in recent years (SOC 6640, Environmental Conflict) has been re-inserted into the graduate curriculum following adjustments of other instructional responsibilities for the faculty member who teaches that course. In addition, we added new graduate course offerings in the Demography specialization area (SOC 7800 Global Migration, taught Spring semester 2015) and in the States & Markets specialization area (SOC 6800/7800, Social Policy & Inequality, to be offered Spring semester 2016) to strengthen the curricula in those areas. Some other courses that have been in our curriculum (e.g., SOC 7620, Sociology of Hazards & Risks) are at present not being taught due to the need to focus faculty instructional assignments attention on other higher-demand undergraduate and graduate courses. 2. Our review of the designated areas of specialization in the Sociology PhD program has resulted in a decision to re-name the area currently designated as the States & Markets specialization. The decision to pursue a different name designation for that area reflects a recognition that the current name is not fully descriptive of what we are able to offer in the way of coursework and research emphases, and also not entirely effective in clearly representing to potential and enrolled graduate students the range of expertise among faculty whose teaching and research contribute most directly to that specialization. A re-naming of this specialization as Labor Markets and Social Policy has been proposed. A final decision to move forward with that proposal has been temporarily tabled, pending the anticipated hiring in 2016 of a new faculty member whose areas of expertise may create a need for further consideration. 3. During we increased the level of funding provided to support Sociology graduate student participation in professional association meetings and conferences from $300 to $500 per student, and have committed to maintaining that level of support for the period. This funding, combined with other sources of graduate student travel support such as the funds provided through the Office of Research and Graduate Studies, will help to insure that our doctoral students have ample opportunity to engage in the professional activities of the discipline.

5 4. Over the past two years we have increased graduate funding stipends to make our funding offers more competitive and to increase our rate of success in recruiting top applicants to the Sociology PhD program. The minimum level of funding provided to support PhD program students is now $11,000 per academic year period. However, in nearly all cases we have been able to offer a higher level of funding, either $14,000 per academic year or $20,000 over a 12- month funding period. PhD program students who demonstrate acceptable progress toward degree completion are normally provided with that level of funding for four academic years.

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