Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 37.67
Liaison Trina Larson
Submission Date March 1, 2019
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Chandler-Gilbert Community College
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.02 / 8.00 Sara Haidle
Sustainability Project Assistant
Administration
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Total number of graduates from degree programs (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, certificates, and other academic designations):
1,439

Number of students that graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
3

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
0.21

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:
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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):

Complete list of sustainability focused programs:
(learning outcomes for each program attached below)

AC, Sustainability - The Academic Certificate (AC) in Sustainability is interdisciplinary and builds a strong academic expertise along one of five significant pillars of sustainability, where students will examine and assess how to minimize unintended consequences and enhance a mutually productive relationship between man and nature. The five pillars are organized into specialized tracks, including land use and human transformations of the earth, competition for water and other natural resources from the earth systems, political and economic treatment of the earth, coupled human-environment interactions, and entrepreneurship for transforming ideas for sustainable products/services into viable businesses.

AC, Sustainability and Ecological Literacy - The interdisciplinary Academic Certificate (AC) in Sustainability and Ecological Literacy enhances students understanding of sustainable living practices associated with economics, equity and the environment. Through a combination of coursework and experiential learning, students engage in critical thinking, inquiry, and discourse, skills necessary for becoming socially responsible citizens who are ecologically and environmentally aware. The certificate is designed for, although not limited to, students seeking an Associate in Arts Degree and planning transfer to four-year colleges and universities.

AA, Sustainability - The Associate in Arts (AA), Sustainability provides the first two years of a four-year curriculum for students who intend to transfer to a four-year institution and specialize in sustainability. Upon completion of a bachelor's degree, students may pursue a number of careers including sustainability specialists, chief sustainability officers, compliance managers, environmental scientists, and city and regional planning aides. With a graduate degree, students may pursue a career in several areas including urban and regional planning and post-secondary teaching.

AA, Geography - The Associate in Arts (AA), Geography provides the first two years of a four-year curriculum for students who wish to specialize in human and/or physical geography. Graduates of this Associate degree program can work as cartographers, land surveyors, GIS analysts, and forest and conservation workers. With a bachelor's degree, students can pursue a number of careers, including geographers, hydrologists, GIS technicians and technologists, and forest fire inspectors and prevention specialists. Upon completion of a graduate degree, students can pursue careers as atmospheric and space scientists, environmental scientists, geoscientists, climate change analysts, urban planners, and geography professors.

AS, Geography – Meteorology - The Associate in Science (AS), Geography - Meteorology provides the first two years of a four-year curriculum for students who intend to transfer to a four-year institution to study meteorology and/or climatology. This associate degree will prepare students for employment opportunities in a number of careers including forest and conservation workers and air traffic controllers. Upon completion of a bachelor's degree, students may pursue a career in several areas including broadcast meteorology, geography, hydrology, environmental science, and forest fire inspection and prevention. Upon completion of a graduate degree, students may pursue a number of careers including atmospheric and space scientist, geoscientist, climate change analyst, and geography professor.


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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