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Profile of Accredited Program
School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Purdue University West Lafayette
700 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
- BS Hospitality and Tourism Management
The Program must submit an update on the following steps necessary to satisfy the stipulation award conditions by December 17, 2021:
- A progress report on the 2020 Mission and Strategic Plan should be provided.
- A copy of all course syllabi that show the linkage between course and program learning outcomes and include a course schedule.
- A full assessment plan for the program and concertation areas, including specific measures for all PLOs, including direct/indirect and formative/summative assessment measures. The Commission agrees with the Program response that grades are an inadequate measure of student learning. Therefore, the Commission requests that the Program provide a justification, including appropriate documentation to evidence the justification, for use of final grades as an assessment or reconsider this measure and provide a revised assessment plan.
Program Student Profile
Academic Years: 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
|Undergraduate Enrollment – Major||3 Years Ago||2 Years Ago||1 Year Ago|
|Number of Students||455||430||385|
|Number of Graduates||149||148||126|
|Retention Rate % – Freshmen to Sophomore (for all Programs)||90.4 %||90.8 %||93.6 %|
|% Students employed in the hospitality industry or a related field within 90 days after||93.8 %||81.6 %||87.8 %|
|% Students continuing their education within 90 days after graduation||3.7 %||13.8 %||7.3 %|