Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.35
Liaison Juliana Goodlaw-Morris
Submission Date Feb. 6, 2024

STARS v2.2

California State University, San Marcos
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.92 / 8.00 Juliana Goodlaw-Morris
Sustainability Manager
Safety, Risk and 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?:

Which of the following best describes the sustainability learning outcomes?:

A list of the institution level sustainability learning outcomes:

CSUSM has General Education learning outcomes that all students need to have completed. Two of the nine learning outcomes are sustainability supportive:

1. Describe and/or apply principles and methods that are necessary to understand the physical and natural world.
2. Compare and contrast relationships within and between human cultures.

Total number of graduates from degree programs:

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

A brief description of how the figure above was determined:

This is a for the past 3 graduating year (2021, 2022, 2023). Numbers come from our Institutional Planning and Analysis department. We identified the following degree programs using webpage analysis of courses required to graduate. We only have one program with Sustainability-focused learning outcomes- that is the Environmental Studies major, all the rest of degrees are counted for sustainability - focused courses that are required. Therefore, we used our AC-1 Courses and reviewed all the courses that have a sustainability-focused course requirement for graduation.

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

The following degree programs were counted in this- as they required a sustainability-focused course to complete their degree.
American Indian Studies
Environmental Studies - Sustainability- focused learning outcome

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

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

Website URL where information about the sustainability learning outcomes is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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