Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.46
Liaison Andrew DeMelia
Submission Date May 11, 2022

STARS v2.2

Bryant University
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.18 / 8.00 Gaytha Langlois
Chair, Science & Technology Department
Science & Technology Department
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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:

As part of the University's Mission Statement, the following excerpt includes some goals of sustainability:
"Bryant University prepares its undergraduate and graduate students to meet the complex demands of an interdependent society, culture, and economy. Students develop the qualities of character that are essential to personal and professional fulfillment, including integrity and personal responsibility, a global perspective, an appreciation for the arts and humanities, and entrepreneurial drive."
https://catalog.bryant.edu/undergraduate/missionoverview/


Total number of graduates from degree programs:
800

Number of graduates from degree programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:
18

A brief description of how the figure above was determined:

Number of graduates from programs with at least one sustainability learning outcome is based on the 2021 graduating list. The total number of graduates is extracted from university news releases.


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

See the documentation below for the list of programs.


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

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:
2.25

Website URL where information about the sustainability learning outcomes is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Note on 05/31/2022: Added Excel file with data from link that would not open.

Bryant offers a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Sustainability Practices. The Certificate of Graduate Study in Sustainability Practices is intended for individuals who would like to experience theory and hands-on experience in best practices for environmental and sustainability management. This blended program (combination online and campus-based coursework) includes four courses, and can be completed in one year. The CGS has a fast-start option open to undergraduate students who have completed at least 90 credit hours. Every organization, whether for-profit or non-profit, private or public, will benefit from having staff with the CGS in Sustainability Practices. with four graduates 2022 (1), 2018 (1), and 2017 (2). Here is the website page that describes this certificate:
https://catalog.bryant.edu/archive/2020-2021/graduate/cas/programsofstudy/certificate-sustainable-practices/

Estimated number of graduates from programs with at least one sustainability goal is based on analysis of the 2020, 2021 and 2022 graduating lists.

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