Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 31.92
Liaison Tom Kovacs
Submission Date Sept. 30, 2022

STARS v2.2

Eastern Michigan University
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.07 / 8.00 Thomas Kovacs
Professor
Geography and Geology
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Has the institution adopted one or more sustainability learning outcomes that apply to the entire student body or, at minimum, to the institution's predominant student body?:
No

Which of the following best describes the sustainability learning outcomes?:
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A list of the institution level sustainability learning outcomes:

N/A


Total number of graduates from degree programs:
4,218

Number of graduates from degree programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:
564

A brief description of how the figure above was determined:

Data is for the 2020-2021 Academic year and is from Institutional Research and Information Management (IRIM) at irim.emich.edu. The number of graduates from degree programs that satisfy the credit criteria are also from IRIM and summarized in the Excel spreadsheet attached below.


A list of degree programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:

Degree programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability because they require a course listed as a sustainability-focused course include the following (See spreadsheet attached below for sustainability-focused courses and the list of required courses in our catalog for these programs at catalog.emich.edu):

Accounting
Accounting (BBA + MS)
Accounting + Tax Consulting (BBA + MS)
Accounting Information Systems
Accounting Information Systems + Accounting (BBA + MS)
Computer Information Systems
Construction Management
Economics (BBA)
Entrepreneurship
ENVI
Finance
General Business
Interior Design
International Affairs
International Business - Accounting
International Business - Accounting Information Systems
International Business - Computer Information Systems
International Business - Economics
International Business - Entrepreneurship
International Business - Marketing
International Business - Supply Chain Management
International Business Management
International Business-Finance
International Business-General Business
Management
Marketing
Supply Chain Management
Urban and Regional Planning

The following programs also have sustainability learning outcomes:

The student learning outcomes for the Environmental Science and Society (ENVI), interdisciplinary major include the following:

1. Demonstrate an understanding of major environmental issues and their potential solutions.

2. Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of diverse worldviews in public and scholarly discourses on environmental issues.

3. Demonstrate an understanding of concepts, principles, and theoretical frameworks for analyzing the ethical aspects of environmental issues.

4. Demonstrate the ability to identify the formal and informal societal constraints on addressing environmental problems.

5. Communicate integrated perspectives on complex environmental problems or issues to both professional and lay audiences.

6. Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of at least one of the sub-disciplines within the ENVI major.

The student learning outcomes for the Construction Management major include the following:

1. Understand the basic principles of sustainable construction.


Documentation supporting the figure reported above (upload):
Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:
13.37

Website URL where information about the sustainability learning outcomes is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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