The purpose of program review at Lone Star College System is to systemically examine programs. Several quality indicators have been identified, including 10 core indicators, 11 workforce program indicators, and 6 program-specific indicators. The review relies on some pre-existing information sources, such as reports to the THECB, and some new information sources, including surveys of students, graduates, former students, employers and advisory committees.
The review process is a joint responsibility of program and district staff. Programs are reviewed on a four-year cycle, and new programs are reviewed after at least two years of data have accumulated.