Office of Academic Programs and Institutional Effectiveness

Academic policy

Academic policies at Wayne State include, but are not limited to, the course review process, course approvals and student academic appeals.

Academic Program Review

Academic Program Review (APR) is a process that assesses the quality of scholarship, teaching, scientific inquiry, and community enrichment across the University. APR ensures academic excellence through program-driven periodic evaluation of strengths and weaknesses.

General Education Program

The General Education Program serves as a foundation for academic achievement, prepares students to participate effectively in a competitive global economy and to contribute as citizens in a diverse and engaged democracy.

Program assessment

WSU Assessment’s mission is to engage faculty, staff, administrators, and students from academic and co-curricular programs in an effective, sustainable process of continuous program improvement that enhances student learning throughout their time at Wayne State.