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Former Undergraduate Student Survey


You will be asked a series of questions about your experiences as a psychology major. Everything you write will be strictly confidential and your name or identity will not be associated with the results of this questionaire. The department wants to know what you think, not who you are. The information you provide will be used,whenever possible, to improve the undergraduate programs.

1. Age
2. Email
3. Degree
4. Years at UCM (CMSU)
5. Rate how well the program enhanced your critical thinking skills.
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
6. How important is having critical thinking skills in your current job/educational endeavors.
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
7. Rate how well the program enhanced your understanding and ability to apply statistics to answer research questions and apply appropriate reseach designs.
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
8. How important is applying statistics to answer research questions and applying appropriate research designs in your current job/educational endeavors.
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
9. Rate how well the program prepared you to deal effectively with ethical and legal issues in research and applied settings.
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
10. How important is dealing effectively with ethical and legal issues in research and applied settings in your current job/educational endeavors.
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
11. Rate how well the program prepared you to critically evaluate the literature in psychology and write a review paper.
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
12. How important is the ability to critically literature in psychology and write a review paper in your current job/educational endeavors.
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
13. Rate how effectively the program educated you in terms of careers for psychology majors.
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
14. How important was the information you received as a psychology major in terms of careers in your current job/educational endeavors.
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
15. Rate how well instructors prepared you to understand and apply the general, theoretical, and empirical basis of psychology.
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
16. How important is applying general, theoretical, and empirical basis of psychology in your current job/educational endeavors.
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
17. Rate how well the program prepared you to deal with cultural and individual differences and to appreicate how these factors applied and scholarly work.
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
18. How important is dealing with cultural and individual differences and appreciating these differences in your current job/educational endeavors.
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
19. Rate how well the program prepared you to understand and apply technology at a level appropriate to your degree.
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
20. For your current job/educational endeavors, how important is understanding and applying technology at the level appropriate to your degree.
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
21. Rate how well the program prepared you to apply the language of the science of psychology when speaking, reading, and writing.
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
22. How important is applying the language of science of psychology when speaking, reading, and writing in your current job/educational endeavors.
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
23. Rate how well the program prepared you to appropriately apply knowledge and skills acquired in the psychology curriculum to real life personal, social, and organizational issues.
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
24. How important is appropriately applying knowledge and skills acquired in the psychology curriculum to real life personal, social, and organization issues in your current job/educational endeavors.
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
25. Are you currently employed
Yes    No   
26. If yes, please describe your position.
27. Indicate your level of satisfaction with the supervision and guidelines you recieved here at Central Missouri State University (UCM)
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
28. If you have any comments or concerns about the level of satisfaction of the professors, please explain here.
29. How would you rate the research opportunities UCM provided to undergraduate students?
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
30. How would you rate the social environment in the department?
1 (Low)    2    3    4    5    6    7 (High)   
31. Are you currently pursuing a master's or a doctoral degree in psychology?
Yes    No   
32. If yes, what is the name of your school and the department you are in?
33. If yes, what is your specified area?
34. If you completed any graduate psychology classes at UCM, which classes were accepted by your doctoral program?
35. If you completed any graduate classes at UCM, which classes were NOT accepted by your doctoral program?
36. If not pursuing a master's or doctoral degree in psychology, what degree are you pursuing?