Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 42.75
Liaison John Stolz
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Duquesne University
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.78 / 8.00
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Total number of graduates from degree programs (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, certificates, and other academic designations):
2738

Number of students that graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
1635

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
59.72

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)?:
Yes

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

Duquesne University Core Curriculum requires all undergraduate students to complete a wide variety of courses in different "theme areas" that pertain to sustainability. These theme areas include: Global Diversity, Social Justice, Ethics Core, Science Core and Faith & Reason. The numbers above are for graduates in Fiscal Year 2017 (June 2016-July 2017).

Additionally, graduate students in the MBA in Sustainable Business Practice, the Professional MBA program, and the Environmental Science and Management programs have sustainability learning outcomes.


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):

Undergraduates at Duquesne University have the opportunity to become involved with a number of sustainability focused programs including: an undergraduate degree in Environmental Science, which requires Principles of Environmental Science, a graduate degree in Environmental Science & Management, which requires Environmental Policy & Politics, an MBA in Sustainable Business Practices, which requires Business Ethics and Global Responsibility, and a dual graduate degree in Environmental Science and Management and J.D. in Environmental Law which requires Environmental Law. The numbers above are for graduates in Fiscal Year 2017 (June 2016-July 2017)


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:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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