Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.67
Liaison Stephen Ellis
Submission Date Oct. 7, 2021

STARS v2.2

Boston University
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.10 / 8.00 Stephen Ellis
Director, Data Analytics
BU Sustainability
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Has the institution adopted one or more sustainability learning outcomes that apply to the entire student body or, at minimum, to the institution's predominant student body?:
No

Which of the following best describes the sustainability learning outcomes?:
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A list of the institution level sustainability learning outcomes:
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Total number of graduates from degree programs:
11,205

Number of graduates from degree programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:
146

A brief description of how the figure above was determined:

With assistance from Institutional Research (IR), we collected the metrics on graduates who earned their degree and identified which of those graduated from programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability (see the list of programs below).

This represents FY2019 BU Metrics.


A list of degree programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:

B.A.:
Earth & Environmental Sciences
Environmental Analysis and Policy

B.A. - Concentration:
Biology, specialization in Ecology & Conservation Biology
International Relations, Environment and Development Track

B.A./M.S.:
Energy & Environment

B.S. - Concentration:
Energy Technologies and Sustainability

Certificate:
Applied Sustainability
Biogeoscience
Environmental Hazard Assessment

M.A.:
Geography
Global Development Economics
Global Policy with Specialization in Developmental Policy
Global Policy with Specialization in Environmental Policy
Global Policy with Specialization in International Public Health Policy
Preservation Studies

MBA - Concentration:
MBA, concentration in Energy and Environmental Sustainability

Minor:
Earth & Environmental Sciences
Environmental Analysis and Policy
Sustainable Energy

M.P.H.:
Interdisciplinary Training in Population Health Overview

M.S.:
Population Health Research: Climate and Health
Population Health Research: Global Health
Population Health Research: Public Health Data Science
Remote Sensing & Geospatial Sciences

Ph.D.:
Earth Sciences
Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution
Environmental Health
Geography


Documentation supporting the figure reported above (upload):
Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:
1.30

Website URL where information about the sustainability learning outcomes is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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This represents FY2019 BU Metrics.

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