2019-20 Accreditation Self-Study

The Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) is the agency responsible for the evaluation of professional journalism and mass communications programs in colleges and universities.  There are 117 schools accredited by ACEJMC.  Oklahoma State University was first accredited by ACEJMC in 1948.

Schools go through an accreditation review every six years.  In November, a team of reviewers will visit campus.  Below is the self-study provided to ACEJMC:

Part I - General Information (Part_I_General_Information_w_cover_sheet.pdf)

Part II - Supplementary Information (Part_II_Supplementary_Information.pdf)

Part II, Standard 1 - Mission, Governance and Administration (Standard_1.pdf)

Appendix 1-1 - Long Range Plan (1-1_Long_Range_Plan_2019_-_21.pdf)

Appendix 1-2 - Sample Ballots (1-2_Ballots.pdf)

Appendix 1-3 - Administrator Evaluation (1-3_Annual_Performance_Appraisal_of_Academic_Administrators_PP_2-03022.pdf)

Appendix 1-4 - Workload Policy (1-4_SMSC_Faculty_Workload_Policy_4-20-18.pdf)

Part II, Standard 2 - Curriculum and Instruction (Standard_2.pdf)

Appendix 2-1 - Internship Application (2-1_Internship_Application_Form.pdf)

Appendix 2-2 - Internship Evaluation Form (2-2_Supervisor_Final_Evaluation_Form.pdf)

Appendix 2-3 - Internship Sites (2-3_Internship_Sites.pdf)

Part II, Standard 3 - Diversity and Inclusiveness (Standard_3.pdf)

Appendix 3-1 - Diversity Plan (3-1_SMSC_Diversity_Plan.pdf)

Part II, Standard 4 - Full-time and Part-time Faculty (Standard_4.pdf)

Appendix 4-1 - Job Ads (4-1_Ads.pdf)

Appendix 4-2 - SMSC Promotion & Tenure Document (4-2_RPT_Document_04-16.pdf)

Appendix 4-3 - Annual Faculty Appraisal and Development (4-3_Annual_Faculty_Appraisal_and_Development_Program.pdf)

Appendix 4-4 - SMSC Workload Policy (4-4_Faculty_Workload_Policy.pdf)

Appendix 4-5 - Evaluation Forms (4-5_Evaluation_Form.pdf)

Part II, Standard 5 - Scholarship: Research, Creative and Professional Activity (Standard_5.pdf)

Appendix 5-1 - Faculty Scholarship (5-1_Scholarly_Research_Creative_and_Professional_Activities.pdf)

Part II, Standard 6 - Student Services (Standard_6.pdf)

Appendix 6-1 - Degree Sheets (6-1_Degree_Sheets.pdf)

Appendix 6-2 - Advising Notes (6-2_TLABUSGE_explanation_and_other_advising_notes_for_Students.pdf)

Appendix 6-3 - Trial Study (6-3_Trial_Study.pdf)

Appendix 6-4 - Sample Database (6-4_Sample_database_for_accreditation.pdf)

Part II, Standard 7 - Resources, Facilities and Equipment (Standard_7.pdf)

Part II, Standard 8 - Professional and Public Service (Standard_8.pdf)

Appendix 8-1 - Methods for Communicating with Alumni (8-1_Samples_of_communications_with_donors_and_alums11.pdf)

Part II, Standard 9 - Assessment of Learning Outcomes (Standard_9.pdf)

Appendix 9-1 - Assessment Plan (9-1_Assessment_Plan.pdf)

Appendix 9-2 - Assessment Reports (20142015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

Appendix 9-3 - Senior Exit Survey Results (9-3_Senior_Exit_Survey_Results_Spring_2019.pdf)

Appendix 9-4 - Internship Evaluations (9-4_Internship_Supervisor_Final_Evaluation_Form.pdf)

Appendix 9-5 - Student Awards (9-5_Student_Awards_2014-2019.pdf)

Appendix 9-6 - Alumni Information (9-6_SMSC_2015_Graduate_Employment_Information.pdf)

Appendix 9-7 - Alumni Surveys (9-7_Alumni_Survey.pdf)

Click here for the full self study.  Click here for the file containing the appendices.