Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.10
Liaison Brad Haydel
Submission Date July 17, 2019
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California State University, Los Angeles
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 8.00 Michelle Hawley
Dean of Undergraduate Studies
Academic Affairs
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Total number of graduates from degree programs (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, certificates, and other academic designations):

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

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

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

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

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

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

One of the Institutional Learning Outcomes:
Place and Community: Urban and global mission

CSULA graduates are engaged individuals who have contributed to the multi-lingual and multiethnic communities that constitute Los Angeles and the world of the future. They are aware of how their actions impact society and the environment, and they strive to make socially responsible decisions. They are community builders sensitive to the needs of diverse individuals and groups and committed to renewing the communities in which they live.

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

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

The Minor and Certificate programs in Sustainability Marketing have the following program learning outcomes:

(1) broaden their understanding of mounting environmental and social issues that impact our local and global communities;
(2) transform the design, marketing, and consumption of products and services within an interdisciplinary framework of environmental and social sustainability;
(3) enhance their employment portfolio to appeal to the increasing number of public and private employers seeking college graduates with a deeper understanding of the human impact of environmental issues.

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)?:

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

MKT 4320 - Sustainability Marketing
1. Recognize and interpret the key environmental and social challenges that have fostered the sustainability revolution.

2. Analyze the local and global context of key issues in sustainability marketing and consumption.

3. Create a marketing strategy that effectively integrates the sustainability context and applies the sustainability marketing mix to reframe a company’s marketing strategy in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner.

1.4. Conduct a formal presentation of a sustainability market strategy project.

MGMT 5102 Sustainability, CSR, and Business Ethics
1. Demonstrate understanding of major theories of business ethics, and how these can be applied to dilemmas faced by organizations.
2. Articulate the concept of organizational sustainability and how this can be assessed.
3. Explain how corporate social responsibility (CSR) must take into account industry conditions, business strategy and policy, and firm performance.
4. Articulate the potential effect of CSR on firm performance through consumer market risk, equity market risk, and labor market risk.
5. Demonstrate in case analyses, class participation, and team presentations of:
• Understanding of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
• Basic understanding of GRI reporting guidelines

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

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