Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 41.01
Liaison Chad Carwein
Submission Date Feb. 14, 2017
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East Carolina University
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.14 / 8.00 Chad Carwein
University Sustainability Manager
HSC Facilities Services
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Total number of graduates from degree programs (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, certificates, and other academic designations):
6544

Number of students that graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
4204

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
64.24

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):

East Carolina University Programs with Sustainable Learning Outcomes for 2014-15

BSOM Program - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (PhD)
BSOM Program - Biomedical Sciences (MS)
BSOM Program - Community Hlth Ctr Admin (G Cert)
BSOM Program - Ethnic and Rural Hlth Disparities (G Cert)
BSOM Program - Medicine (MD)
BSOM Program - Public Health (MPH)

Learning Outcome - Education for a New Century (Critical Thinking Skills and Global Challenges): The student possesses a general knowledge of specific health issues that face society, recognizes the role of research in addressing these issues, and develops broadly applicable skills to perform research to solve these issues.

CET Program - Engineering (BS)

Learning Outcome - Design a System, Component or Process: Graduates will demonstrate an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.

Learning Outcome - Knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering: Graduates will demonstrate an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.

Learning Outcome - Problem Solving: Graduates will demonstrate an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.

CHHP Program - Environmental Health (BS)
CHHP Program - Environmental Health (MSEH)

Learning Outcome - Environmental Problems: Environmental Health students will identify, institute, and evaluate control measures appropriate to environmental problems in areas that include air quality, solid waste and wastewater, vector control, food sanitation, radiation safety, occupational health, and program management.

Learning Outcome - Problem-Solving Process: Students will apply the problem-solving process in addressing environmental health problems and issues.

CHHP Program - Recreation & Park Management (BS)
CHHP Program - Recreational Therapy (BS)

Learning Outcome - Knowledge of Field: Students graduating from the program shall demonstrate the following entry-level knowledge with respect to the nature and scope of the relevant park, recreation, tourism or related professions and their associated industries (COAPRT 7.01.a)

Learning Outcome - Program Design and Evaluation: Students graduating from the program shall be able to demonstrate the ability to design, implement, and evaluate services that facilitate targeted human experiences and that embrace personal and cultural dimensions of diversity.

COB Program - Sustainable Tourism- (MS):

Learning Outcome - Lead: Students will model effective teamwork/interpersonal skills in order to achieve a goal in the context of a team project.

Learning Outcome - Think: Students will critique and evaluate industry policies, practices, and performance related to sustainable tourism.

Learning Outcome - Value: Students will identify key EDGE (Ethics, Diversity, Global, Environmental) concepts in sustainable tourism.

HCAS Program - Anthropology (BA)
HCAS Program - Anthropology (MA)

Learning Outcome - Concepts and Methods of Archaeology: Upon completion of the Anthropology BA program students will demonstrate archaeological knowledge of long term changes in human society and their implications for today’s world.

Learning Outcome - Concepts and Methods of Biological Anthropology: Upon completion of the Anthropology BA program students will demonstrate knowledge of the basis of human biological diversity and humanity’s place in the natural world.

Learning Outcome - Concepts and Methods of Cultural Anthropology: Upon completion of the Anthropology BA program students will demonstrate knowledge of the concept of culture and the range of cultural variations on a global scale.

HCAS Program - Biology, General (BS)

Learning Outcome - Ecological concepts: Students will be able to apply the principles of ecology to analyze and evaluate ecological studies.

HCAS Program - Coastal and Marine Studies - (ID Minor)

Learning Outcome - Case- and Place-Based Coastal Marine Resource Communication and Competencies: Using NC and US coastal and marine resource dilemmas as a focus, students will appreciate the complexity of environmental and societal problems in the coastal and marine environment and be able to recognize and apply case study observations to other resource problems and places.

Learning Outcome - Interdisciplinary Synthesis of Coastal-Marine Problems: Demonstrate the ability to identify, critically synthesize, and outline potential solutions to complex coastal and marine resource problems across multiple disciplines.

Learning Outcome - Coastal and Marine Literacy: The COAS minor will develop studen's fundamental knowledge and literacy of coastal and marine concepts and resource dilemmas across multiple disciplines.

HCAS Program - Development & Environmental Planning (G Cert)

Learning Outcome - Assessment of Environmental Conditions: Students will demonstrate ability to identify environmental conditions existing on a given site or study area, and interpret the implications of such conditions on land development and the built environment.

Learning Outcome - Environmental Sustainability: Students will demonstrate knowledge of environmental sustainability and its application in urban and regional planning and land development.


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:

Data Source: Kari Koss, IPAR and Eban Bean, Transferred to Florida

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