Kean College of New Jersey initiated a program for assessing learning outcomes in Fall 1985. This text deals with the practical issues involved in outcomes assessment within specific academic major programs. Topics include goal-setting, model selection, plan preparation, instrument development, data analysis, and program modification and improvement. Outcomes Assessment will serve as a practical guide to others just starting the processorecent legislation has mandated that outcomes assessment be undertaken by many institutions of higher education across the nation. Contents: Part OneoGetting Started in Outcomes Assessment; Part TwooOutcomes Assessment in the Majors; Part ThreeoGeneral Education; Part FouroConclusions.