Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.75
Liaison Lacey Raak
Submission Date March 16, 2018
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STARS v2.1

California State University, Monterey Bay
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.70 / 8.00 Fran Horvath
Associate Vice President for Academic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness
Academic Affairs
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Total number of graduates from degree programs (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, certificates, and other academic designations):
1196

Number of students that graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
1002

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
83.78

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

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:

Institutional Learning outcome 2: Personal, professional, and social responsibility
CSUMB graduates demonstrate ethical reasoning, global awareness, and civic and intercultural engagement in ways that promote sustainability, and social justice and equity across diverse communities.

ILO2 applies to all graduating students. (undergraduate.)


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):

All programs are covered by ILO 2 and therefore program level information is redundant. However, some programs go above and beyond and a sample of the college or program level Learning Outcomes are listed here for reference.

1. Computer Science, BS: https://csumb.edu/catalog/computer-science-bs#culmination-outcome-5-ethics-current-issues-major (48 graduates in 2015)

Culmination Outcome 5: Ethics & Current Issues in the Major
Through an ethical perspective, students examine the impact of current and future information technologies on economics and culture in society.
● Demonstrate an understanding of the issues regarding the impact of current and future computing & information technologies on social frameworks such as economics, education, governance, globalization and social justice.
● Articulate code of conduct and reflect professional ethics in the computing and technology fields.
● Analyze case studies in current issues and professional ethics.

2. Environmental Science, Technology, and Policy, BS: https://csumb.edu/catalog/environmental-science-technology-policy-bs#mlo-6-service-learning (27 graduates in 2015)

MLO 6: Service learning
Students combine disciplinary knowledge and community experiences in the context of social responsibility, justice, diversity and compassion.

3. Environmental Studies, BA: https://csumb.edu/catalog/environmental-studies-ba#mlo-4-global-environmental-perspectives (29 graduates in 2015)
MLO 4: global environmental perspectives
Students will understand the transnational character of environmental problems, global patterns of resource distribution and how individual behaviors, national policies and international policies can create and resolve inequitable distributions of environmental benefits and burdens.
MLO 6: Service learning
Students will deepen their understanding of personal and professional social responsibility, and be able to apply the knowledge and skills of environmental studies to enhance the social, cultural and civic life of our communities; students will analyze and apply theories and practices from environmental studies to understand how individuals and social systems promote both equitable and inequitable practices in society; and students will learn from and work responsively and inclusively with diverse individuals, groups and organizations to build just and equitable communities.
MLO 7: Area of concentration
Students will gain depth of understanding in Environmental Education or Science for Sustainable Communities and they will apply that knowledge to promote sustainable human and non-human communities.

4. Liberal Studies, BA: https://csumb.edu/catalog/liberal-studies-ba#mlo-4-social-justice-collaborator (81 graduates in 2015)
MLO 4: Social justice collaborator
Students combine disciplinary knowledge, community experience, and reflective practice to become ethically and socially responsible educators working toward a just and sustainable world. Students identify and pursue paths for social change. Students collaborate with stakeholders to advocate for access, equity, and justice in public education and other societal institutions.

5. Kinesiology, BS: https://csumb.edu/catalog/kinesiology-bs#mlo-2-multi-cultural-competency-civic-engagement (131 graduates in 2015)

MLO 2 multi-cultural competency & civic engagement
Demonstrate the ability to deliver kinesiology content by communicating effectively across culturally diverse populations within the context of issues related to social responsibility, justice, diversity, pluralism, and compassion.

6. Sustainable Hospitality Management, BS: https://csumb.edu/catalog/sustainable-hospitality-management-bs#major-learning-outcome-1 (zero graduates – this program launched in Fall 2015)

Major learning outcome 1
Students will understand and apply the terminology, concepts, theories, and tools of sustainable hospitality management.

7. Mathematics, BS: https://csumb.edu/catalog/mathematics-bs#mlo-2-service-community (24 graduates in 2015)
MLO 2: Service to the community
Students demonstrate the ability to combine disciplinary knowledge and community experiences to share the relevance and importance of mathematics with culturally, linguistically, technologically and economically diverse populations in the context of issues of social responsibility, justice, diversity and compassion.

8. Marine Science, BS: https://csumb.edu/catalog/marine-science-bs#mlo-6-service-learning (50 graduates in 2015)

MLO 6: Service learning
Students combine disciplinary knowledge and community experiences in the context of social responsibility, justice, diversity and compassion.


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)?:
No

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

See document upload


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

This data is carried over from the previous 2016 report. Any changes would have been minor. A full review will be completed for the next STARS report

The number of students listed as graduating (as well as student graduating from a program that has a Sustainability Learning Outcome) does not include graduate degrees. (The number given is from AY2015/16)

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.