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Submission Date Jan. 31, 2011
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American University
ER-9: Sustainability Learning Outcomes

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Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability
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The number of graduates covered by the sustainability learning outcomes:
1651

Total number of graduates :
2854

A list of degree programs that have sustainability learning outcomes:

College of Arts and Sciences

1. Anthropology (BA, Minor, PhD)
2. Public Anthropology (MA, Minor, Grad Certificate, Undergrad Certificate)
3. Graphic Design (BA)
4. Biology (BS, Minor)
5. Marine Science (BS, Minor)
6. Biochemistry (BS, Minor)
7. Chemistry (BS)
8. Applied Microeconomics (Grad Certificate)
9. Economics (BA, BS, Minor, MA)
10. Gender Analysis in Economics (Grad Certificate)
11. Environmental Science (MS, Minor)
12. Environmental Studies (BA)
13. Environmental Assessment (Grad Certificate)
14. Applied Mathematics (BA)
15. Applied Statistics (Undergrad Certificate)
16. North American Studies (Minor, Grad Certificate)
17. Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (BA, Minor)
18. Postbaccalaureate Premedical Certificate (Undergrad Certificate)
19. All programs within the School of Education, Teaching, and Health

Kogod School of Business

1. Accounting (BS)
2. Business, Language & Culture Studies (BS)
3. Business Administration (BS, MBA, Minor)
4. Business and Music (BS)
5. Finance (Minor)
6. International Business (Minor)
7. Marketing (Minor)
8. Real Estate (Minor)
9. Finance and Real Estate (MS)
10. Real Estate Finance (Grad Certificate)

School of Communication

1. Foreign Language and Communication Media (BA)
2. International Media (MA)

School of International Service (SIS)

1. Development Management (MS)
2. Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs (MA)
3. Global Environmental Policy (MA, Grad Certificate)
4. International Communication (MA)
5. International Development (MA, Grad Certificate )
6. International Media (MA)
7. International Peace and Conflict Resolution (MA)
8. International Studies (BA)
9. Peacebuilding (Grad Certificate)

School of Public Affairs

1. Interdisciplinary Studies: CLEG (BA)
2. Justice (BA)
3. Women, Policy & Political Leadership (Undergrad Certificate)


The website URL where the publicly available sustainability course inventory that includes a list of degree programs that have specified sustainability learning outcomes is available:
A copy of the sustainability course inventory :
A list or sample of the sustainability learning outcomes associated with the degree programs:

Degrees within programs that include sustainability learning outcomes as a high-level theme (i.e. the School of Education, Teaching, and Health) were all counted as having sustainability learning outcomes. Programs that included sustainability focused or related courses, as defined by faculty in a survey, as requirements for graduation were also considered to have sustainability learning outcomes.


Spring, Summer, and Fall 2010 Graduates; Amanda Parker Research Associate,
Institutional Research & Assessment

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