Aerial view of the LoSchiavo Building Lawn

Student listening with his hands folded during the orientation

 

city view at night

USF Program Reviews

Arts & Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences Link to Program Student Learning Assurance Plan Guidelines
College of Arts and Sciences Academic Program Assessment Plans
Arts and Humanities
Architecture and Community Design Executive Summary Self-Study
Art History & Arts Management Executive Summary Self-Study
Asia Pacific Studies Masters Executive Summary Self-Study
Asian Studies Executive Summary Self-Study
Communication Studies Executive Summary Self-Study
Comparative Literature and Culture Executive Summary Self-Study
Design Executive Summary Self-Study
English Executive Summary Self-Study
Fine Arts Executive Summary Self-Study
French Executive Summary Self-Study
Japanese Studies Executive Summary Self-Study
MFA in Writing Executive Summary Self-Study
Performing Arts and Social Justice Executive Summary Self-Study
Philosophy Executive Summary Self-Study
Spanish Executive Summary Self-Study
Theology & Religious Studies - Undergraduate Executive Summary Self-Study
Sciences
Biology Executive Summary Self-Study
Biology MS Executive Summary Self-Study
Chemistry Executive Summary Self-Study
Chemistry MS Executive Summary Self-Study
Computer Science Bachelors Executive Summary Self-Study
Computer Science MS Executive Summary Self-Study
Environmental Management MS Executive Summary Self-Study
Environmental Science Executive Summary Self-Study
Exercise & Sport Science Executive Summary Self-Study
Internet Engineering MS Executive Summary Self-Study
Mathematics Executive Summary Self-Study
Physics & Astronomy Executive Summary Self-Study
Social Science
Economics -Bachelors Executive Summary Self-Study
Economics - International & Development Executive Summary Self-Study
Economics - MS Executive Summary Self-Study
Environmental Studies Executive Summary Self-Study
History Executive Summary Self-Study
International Studies Executive Summary Self-Study
Latin American Studies Executive Summary Self-Study
Media Studies Executive Summary Self-Study
Politics Executive Summary Self-Study
Psychology Executive Summary Self-Study
Sociology Executive Summary Self-Study
Sport Management Executive Summary Self-Study

Education

School of Education Link to Program Review Guidelines
School of Education Link to Financial Profiles
School of Education Academic Program Reviews
Catholic Educational Leadership EdD Executive Summary Self Study
Catholic Educational Leadership MA Executive Summary Self Study
Counseling Psychology MA MFT Executive Summary Self Study
Digital Media and Learning Executive Summary Self Study
Educational Technology Executive Summary Self Study
General Education Executive Summary Self Study
International and Multicultural Education MA Executive Summary Self Study
International and Multicultural Education EdD Executive Summary Self Study
International and Multicultural Education MA ESL Executive Summary Self Study
Learning and Instruction Executive Summary Self Study
Organization and Leadership MA Executive Summary Self Study
Organization and Leadership EdD Executive Summary Self Study
MultiMedia Education Specialist Credential Program Executive Summary Self Study
Teacher Education Executive Summary Self Study

Nursing and Health Professions

School of Nursing Link to Program Review Guidelines
School of Nursing Link to Financial Profiles
School of Nursing Academic Program Reviews
BSN Executive Summary Self Study
BSN 2nd Degree Executive Summary Self Study
MSN CNL Executive Summary Self Study
DNP Executive Summary Self Study

Management

School of Business and Management Link to Program Review Guidelines
School of Business and Management Link to Financial Profiles
School of Business and Management Academic Program Reviews
AACSB 2000 Reaffirmation of Accreditation Executive Summary Self Study
AACSB 2006 Five-Year Interim Report Report and Letter from AACSB Self Study
Accounting Executive Summary Self Study
Business Administration and Management Executive Summary Self Study
Business Economics Executive Summary Self Study
Entrepreneurship Executive Summary Self Study
Finance Executive Summary Self Study
Financial Analysis - Masters Executive Summary Self Study
Global Entrepreneurial Management - Masters Executive Summary Self Study
Hospitality Management Executive Summary Self Study
Information Systems - Bachelors Executive Summary Self Study
Information Systems - Masters Executive Summary Self Study
Interdisciplinary Studies Executive Summary Self Study
International Business Executive Summary Self Study
Investor Relations - Master Executive Summary Self Study
Marketing Executive Summary Self Study
MBA Executive Summary Self Study
EMBA Executive Summary Self Study
Non-profit Administration - Masters Executive Summary Self Study
Organizational Behavior and Leadership Executive Summary Self Study
Organizational Development - Masters Executive Summary Self Study
Project Management - Masters Executive Summary Self Study
Public Administration - Bachelors Executive Summary Self Study
Public Administration - Masters Executive Summary Self Study

Core Curriculum

Core Curriculum Goals

The University of San Francisco, as a Jesuit, Catholic, urban University with a global perspective, is committed to educating leaders who will fashion a more humane and just world. The University's Core Curriculum embodies the Jesuit, Catholic tradition that views faith, reason, and service to others as complementary resources in the search for truth and full human development. The Core promotes these values through their integration across the curriculum. As it develops its course offerings, the University affirms its commitment to provide our students with learning opportunities that embrace the fullness of the Catholic intellectual tradition.

Learning Goals for the Core Curriculum
  • Students should be able to speak and write effectively.
  • Students should be able to express ideas in an articulate and persuasive way.
  • Students should be able to understand a mathematical problem and design a solution.
  • Students should be exposed to a wide breadth of disciplines, as a foundation for a general liberal arts education.
  • Students should understand the process of seeking truth and disseminating knowledge.
  • Students should understand historical traditions.
  • Students should appreciate and be able to critically evaluate the arts.
  • Students should understand the nature of society and the relationships between individuals and groups.
  • Students should understand the nature of the physical world, the uses of the scientific method, and the implications of technology.
  • Students should comprehend the variations of people's relationship with God and develop respect for the religious beliefs of others.
  • Students should understand the moral dimension of every significant human choice, taking seriously how and who we choose to be in the world.
  • Students should understand and value cultural and ethnic differences in a multicultural society and globalizing world.
  • Students should gain the skills and experiences necessary to link education to service.
  • Students should be exposed to opportunities to work for social justice.
Core Curriculum
Core Assessment Matrix
Ethics Spring 2006 Spring 2007
History Spring 2006 Spring 2007
Literature Spring 2006 Spring 2007
Math Spring 2006 Spring 2007
Philosophy Spring 2006 Spring 2007
Public Speaking Spring 2006 Spring 2007
Rhetoric & Composition Spring 2006 Spring 2007
Science Spring 2006 Spring 2007
Social Sciences Spring 2006 Spring 2007
Theology & Religious Studies Spring 2006 Spring 2007
Visual & Performing Arts Spring 2006 Spring 2007
Cultural Diversity Spring 2006 Spring 2007
Service Learning n/a Spring 2007