A distinction must be made b/n outcome and process. The test here is to state what students/graduates will be able to do upon graduation.
Conventionally, 4-6 PILOs are sufficient!
Specific Means of Assessment (MOA) & Criteria for Success (CS) must be identified for each PILO. That is, how are we going to measure our learning outcome and how do we conclude that students have achieved a specified level of excellence?
Criterion vs. Normative-Based Assessment that is program completer performance compared to the criterion set, or performance compared to a national or other normative group (standardized testing)