Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.96
Liaison Stephanie Corbett
Submission Date March 2, 2018
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Case Western Reserve University
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.15 / 8.00 Stephanie Corbett
Director
Energy & Sustainability
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Total number of graduates from degree programs (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, certificates, and other academic designations):
2,678

Number of students that graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
385

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
14.38

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)?:
No

Does the institution specify sustainability learning outcomes at the division level (e.g. covering particular schools or colleges within the institution)?:
No

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

The CWRU 2013-2018 Strategic Plan (found at https://case.edu/provost/priorities/) impacts each division, course and school on an institution level. This plan's theme is "Think beyond the possible" which focuses on "advancing interdisciplinary initiatives in research and education that align [CWRU's] expertise with the world's most pressing needs." Special attention given to diversity, inclusion and internationalization as well as interdisciplinary initiatives on sustainable value, ethics, human health, social justice, energy and more. CWRU is committed to all facets of sustainability.


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 following programs all have at least one or more Sustainability-Focused courses as a required part of their curricula, with the exception of the PhD in Management: Designing Sustainable Systems. This last program requires 18 credit hours of independent research that seeks to incorporate perspectives from new thinking about design, sustainability, and complex systems as they relate to management in an increasingly global environment.

BSE Civil Engineering
Minor Civil Engineering
BSE Systems and Control Engineering
BA Environmental Studies
Minor Environmental Studies
Executive MBA
Full Time MBA
Part-Time MBA (Cohort)
Masters of Positive Organizational Development
PhD in Management: Designing Sustainable Systems


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

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