Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 32.00
Liaison Kevin Moran
Submission Date May 22, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Drake University
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.11 / 8.00
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Total number of graduates from degree programs (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, certificates, and other academic designations):
1550

Number of students that graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
22

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
1.42

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)?:
Yes

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:

Drake has developed the following sustainability education goals as outlined in Drake's Carbon Action Plan from 2013:

1. To advance innovative educational research methodologies and pedagogies in environmental and sustainability education.
2. To educate for an ecologically literate citizenry and to advance civic engagement in solving sustainability issues.
3. To provide professional development for faculty, staff, administrators, and trustees in environmental and sustainability education.
4. To provide opportunities for faculty, administrators, staff, and students from across the campus to engage in scholarly activity, teaching, and service related to 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):

Major:
Environmental Science
Environemntal Sustainability & Resilience

Minor:
Environmental Science
Sustainability & Resilience

General learning outcomes for all students majoring in Environmental Science and Sustainability program include:

1.Understand how scientific data informs the creation of public policy to mitigate environmental risks.
2.Develop problem-solving skills that will allow them to design, implement, and assess the results of their own projects.
3.Develop an area of specialization within the ENSS program that allows them to realize their professional and personal ambitions.


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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