SEAS Senior Exit Survey

Your Feedback Will Enhance Your Programs

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We are enthusiastic about continuously improving your programs. To this end, we would be so very grateful if you would please fill out and submit the following Senior Exit Survey. Your full participation is voluntary:

  • we would appreciate your answering all questions
  • your feedback will be treated confidentially
  • your answers will be processed only after you graduate

Important: Before beginning this survey, please press the “F5” function key on your keyboard to refresh the survey.

Your feedback will receive thorough and thoughtful consideration and will make a difference. Thank you so very much for investing your valuable time to contribute to the continuous enhancement of the School of Engineering & Applied Sciences at WSU Tri-Cities!


Information about You

Your full name
Your e-mail
Your WSU ID #
Name of your faculty mentor
Were you charged out-of-state tuition?
Your gender?
Which is your home state?
Will you stay in the Tri-Cities region for your professional career?
If not, will you stay in the State of Washington for your career?

 


Your Major and Educational Background

What was your major?
Please, rate the following general aspects of your experience studying Engineering or Computer Science at WSU Tri-Cities
Overall quality of instruction in the courses of your major
Overall quality of theoretical components in the courses of your major
Overall quality of experimental components in the courses of your major
Overall quality of computational components in the courses of your major
Overall quality of instruction in non-major courses
Overall quality of advisement
Overall quality of laboratory facilities
Overall quality of academic support (e.g. tutoring, learning environment, etc.)

 

What is your current WSU GPA?

 

Did you complete a minor?
If so, please specify which one

 

Transferred to WSU from another college?
If "Yes", please provide that college's name...
... and the number of years of college completed before transferring to WSU
Did you complete another degree before WSU's?
If "Yes", please enter the name of that degree
Total number of years to complete your WSU degree, including any time at other institutions

 

Please, check all the interdisciplinary activities in which you participated. In interdisciplinary activities you work with at least another discipline besides your own and/or with others from another discipline.


If "Other", please provide additional details

 

What led you to the choice of your major?
Was it clear to you why the courses and requirements were organized as they were within your major?
What do you consider to be the strengths of your major at WSU Tri-Cities?
In what ways do you feel the program could be improved?
What are your thoughts about the UCORE requirements?
Were there courses and / or minors you would have liked to have taken that weren’t offered at WSU Tri-Cities?
What was your favorite course in the major, and why?
What was your least favorite course in the major, and why?
Which was your most memorable experience with academic advisement?
Which enhancements would you recommend to academic advisement?
What are your thoughts about your culminating senior experience within your major?
What would you like to communicate to the faculty in your major about your experience in the major?

 


Student Learning Outcomes (Engineering & Computer Science Majors)

I) For Engineering majors, please, let us know whether you have acquired the following student learning outcomes, through your WSU degree program, and in which Engineering classes. The "Disagree" checkboxes are to the left; the "Agree" checkboxes are to the right.
a) An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering

In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
b) An ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret the data
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
c) An ability to design components, systems, or processes to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
d) An ability to work in multidisciplinary teams
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
e) An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
f) An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
g) An ability to communicate effectively
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
h) The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
i) A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, life-long learning
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
j) A knowledge of contemporary issues
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
k) An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
l) An ability to think logically, critically and creatively
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?


Now, please, jump to the "Polytechnic Educational Experiences."


II) For Computer Science majors, please, let us know whether you have acquired the following student learning outcomes, through your WSU degree program, and in which Computer Science classes. The "Disagree" checkboxes are to the left; the "Agree" checkboxes are to the right.
a) An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
b) An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
c) An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
d) An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
e) An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
f) An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
g) An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
h) A recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
i) An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
j) An ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
k) An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?
l) An ability to think logically, critically and creatively
In which class(es) did you acquire this outcome?

 


Polytechnic Educational Experiences

Did you engage in any faculty-mentored undergraduate research?
If you did engage in faculty-mentored undergraduate research, please complete the following table
Faculty
Advisor
Year
Responsibilities
Estimated total amount ($) paid
If work was published, in what venue?

 

Did you complete an internship or other professional practice employment in your major while a student at WSU?
If so, please complete the following table
Organization
Year
Responsibilities
Amount ($) paid per week
How did you find the position?
Earned academic credits?

Resulted in a full-time job offer?

 

Did you study abroad while a student at WSU?
If you participated in a study-abroad experience, please answer the following questions
The International-Programs process to participate in a study-abroad experience was easy
Overall, WSU supported me effectively to participate in a study-abroad experience
Also, please, complete the following table
University
& Country
Program
Were the courses you took taught in English?
Earned transfer credits?
Year of Participation
Semester of Participation
Professional and personal impact

 


Future Plans

Were you satisfied with the guidance you received concerning:
post-graduation opportunities?
employment / jobs?
graduate professional schools?

 

Which one of the following best describes your plans after graduation
If "Other", please provide additional information

 

What would you like to accomplish five years from now?
If you are interested in a graduate program, what are your thoughts about attending graduate school at WSU Tri-Cities?

 

Did you participate in a Career Fair?
If "Yes", how many did you attend?

 

If you are seeking employment, have you been interviewed for a job?
If so, please complete the table below
Organization Name
Through which venue did you find out about this job?
If "Other", please provide additional information

 

Have you received any employment/job offers?
If so, please complete the table below
Organization Name
Accepted?
Position title
Full or part time?
Location
(city & state)
Starting yearly salary

Year
offer made


Student Life

Are you a member of a professional society?
If so, please select which one(s)
 
If "Other", please specify

 

Were you a member of an official WSU student club/organization (e.g. student government, etc.)?
If not, was this because of a lack of interest or a lack of opportunity? (please, let us have some details)
If "Yes", you were a member, please, let us have the following information
Club/Organization Name
Year
Leader/Officer Role?

 

Please, rank the sense of community you felt within your degree program

If the sense of community was "None", please, let us know your recommendations to enhance it
If the sense of community was better than "None", please let us know what program(s), class(es), organization(s) provided the greatest sense of community

 

Please, rank the sense of inclusivity you felt within your degree program

If the sense of inclusivity was "None", please, let us know your recommendations to enhance it
If the sense of inclusivity was better than "None", please let us know what program(s), class(es), organization(s) provided the greatest sense of inclusivity

 


Scholarships and On-Campus Work

Did you receive any scholarships from WSU?
If you did receive a scholarship, please complete the following table
Scholarship Name
Year
Amount ($)

 

Did you receive any non-WSU scholarships while attending WSU?
If you did receive a non-WSU scholarship, please complete the following table
Scholarship Name
Year
Amount ($)

 

Did you work on campus as a time-slip or receive work-study support while attending WSU?
If you did work on campus, please complete the following table
Job Title/
Responsibilities
Year
Where were you employed?
Typical hours/week
Total amount ($) earned

Questions about WSU Tri-Cities

What were the top reasons for attending WSU Tri-Cities?
What was your favorite facility at WSU Tri-Cities and why?
What was your single most significant experience, in or out of the classroom, during your time at WSU Tri-Cities?
How has WSU Tri-Cities changed you personally?
What would you say to a high school senior who is considering attending WSU Tri-Cities?
What was your most exciting student-life experience at WSU Tri-Cities
Was there ever a time you considered leaving WSU? If so, what prompted you to stay?
How would you describe the out-of-classroom life at WSU Tri-Cities?

 


Final thoughts

Any additional feedback would be appreciated.


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Thank you for submitting this Senior Exit Survey. Best wishes!