The Summarized Program Review Report (PRR) is two-pages. The summarized PRR focuses on the purpose, need, and future plans for each academic program. In other words, this report describes the academic program and includes the inputs and resources required to provide a strong and viable program to meet the needs of the students, faculty, state and nation. Each degree program (CIP code), including all degree levels offered (BA/BS; MA/MS; and/or Ph.D./Ed.D.), should have a summarized report, however, a combined report of all degree levels is acceptable but should preferably be a maximum of four pages.
Centrality of the degree program to fulfilling the mission and role of the institution
[PRR – Parts I-C, II, III-A-C, V-A]
The quality of the degree program as assessed by the strengths, productivity and qualifications of the
[PRR - Part IV]
The quality of the degree program as assessed by its curriculum and impact on students
[PRR - Part V – B and C]
Demonstrated student need and employer demand for the degree program
[PRR - Part V – D]
The service the degree program provides to the discipline, the university, and beyond
[PRR - Part III-A, D-E]
The program's cost-effectiveness should be discussed in terms of the size and quality of the degree program relative to its costs. Costs are the faculty time required to offer the necessary courses for majors, the support and equipment required for students, and the necessary infrastructure to produce a high quality degree.
[PRR – Parts VI]
If the program has not met the KBOR criteria standards, the recommendations to retain or discontinue the program(s) should be discussed. This section would be left blank if the program (s) has met the KBOR criteria standards.