Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 62.57
Liaison Kylee Singh
Submission Date Feb. 16, 2017
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California Polytechnic State University
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 8.00 / 8.00 David Braun
Faculty
Engineering
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Total number of graduates from degree programs (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, certificates, and other academic designations):
4167

Number of students that graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
4167

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
100

Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Does the institution specify sustainability learning outcomes at the institution level (e.g. covering all students)?:
Yes

Does the institution specify sustainability learning outcomes at the division level (e.g. covering particular schools or colleges within the institution)?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the institution level or division level sustainability learning outcomes:

Sustainability Learning Objectives
Cal Poly defines sustainability as the ability of the natural and social systems to survive and thrive together to meet current and future needs.  Cal Poly students should be able to consider sustainability when making reasoned decisions.

Students should be able to:Define and apply sustainability principles within their academic programs. Explain how natural, economic, and social systems interact to foster or prevent sustainability. Analyze and explain local, national, and global sustainability using a multidisciplinary approach. Consider sustainability principles while developing personal and professional values.


Does the institution specify sustainability learning outcomes at the program level (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, degrees, diplomas, certificates, and other academic designations)?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the program level sustainability learning outcomes (or a list of sustainability-focused programs):

The College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences (CAFES) Natural Resource Management and Environmental Science Program (NRES) list that students will "demonstrate appreciation for sustainability and global perspectives" and "make reasoned decisions based on ethics, diversity concerns, and sustainability" among other statements that demonstrate sustainability learning outcomes within the program.

Taken from http://nres.calpoly.edu/learning_outcomes.ldml


Do course level sustainability learning outcomes contribute to the figure reported above (i.e. in the absence of program, division, or institution level learning outcomes)?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the course level sustainability learning outcomes and the programs for which the courses are required:

Within CAFES NRES program, all Environmental Management students must take Natural Resources 142, two of the three learning outcomes from this course are sustainability learning outcomes. Within this course, students must "describe socio-political issues in environmental management" and "describe basic ecological and environmental states and relationships."


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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