Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 79.01
Liaison Lindsay Walker
Submission Date Feb. 14, 2023

STARS v2.2

Humber College
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 7.65 / 8.00 Lindsay Walker
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management
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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?:

Which of the following best describes the sustainability learning outcomes?:

A list of the institution level sustainability learning outcomes:

Humber launched its Humber Learning Outcomes (HLO) framework. This framework is a tool to guide the creation of sustainability-related outcomes in academic programs and courses. The HLOs will better prepare our graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the evolving workplace. The HLOs highlight mindsets and skills that deeply engages students in their learning and empowers them to take on real-world challenges and contribute to society as career-ready citizens. At Humber, there are three key mindsets that unite the community and guide the behavior and actions of Humber graduates in work and life.

HLO Key Mindset: Sustainability

A sustainability mindset enables us to think and act with collective futures in mind. As sustainability-minded individuals, Humber graduates lead by example. They promote equitable and sustainable practices in their professional and personal lives. They act responsibly in environmental, economic and social ways that protect our planet and contribute positively to the well-being of our communities.

HLO Key Mindset: Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

An equity, diversity & inclusion mindset enables us to create a fair, just, inclusive and sustainable world. As equity-minded individuals, Humber graduates have a deep understanding of and respect for human diversity, intersectional identities and cultural complexity. They act with empathy, compassion and humility to remove barriers for equity-seeking groups and create equal opportunity for all individuals and communities. At Humber, equity-seeking groups refers to communities who were historically underserved and underrepresented. These groups include women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, racialized persons, persons from diverse gender identities and persons who identify as LGBTQ+.

HLO Key Mindset: Systems Thinking

A systems thinking mindset enables us to effect real change by harnessing the interconnectedness of all things. As systems thinkers, Humber graduates approach situations by knowing the limits of their own knowledge and engaging multiple perspectives. They ask “what if?” They are curious, compassionate and courageous thinkers who actively break down silos and promote holistic problem finding.

The HLOs are included in Humber’s 2018-23 Strategic Plan under the Career-Ready Citizens strategic pillar. They encompass strategic priority #1: Integrate core, 21st century global citizenship and employability skills into all program curricula. The HLO mindsets and skills are essential for graduate success in both work and life, identified by Humber staff, faculty, students, and industry and community partners.

Total number of graduates from degree programs:

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

A brief description of how the figure above was determined:

A reviewer analyzed all programs offered at Humber and identified those with program-leveled learning outcomes focused on sustainability for the 2021/2022 academic year. We have also identified programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability based on the successful completion of the sustainability-focused courses as identified in the Academic Courses (AC-1) credit.

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

Architectural Technology - Advanced Diploma
Bachelor of Commerce - International Business Honours Degree Program
Bachelor of Commerce - Management Studies
Bachelor of Commerce - Supply Chain Management Degree Program
Bachelor of Community Development Degree Program
Bachelor of Engineering - The Built Environment Degree Program
Bachelor of Health Sciences - Workplace Health And Wellness Degree Program
Bachelor of Interior Design - Honours Degree Program
Bachelor of Public Relations Program
Building Construction Technician (+ Co-op)
Business Administration
Business Management - Entrepreneurial Enterprise
Carpentry and Renovation Technician Diploma Program
Carpentry and Renovation Techniques - Ontario College Certficate
Child and Youth Care Advanced Diploma Program
Civil Engineering Technology- Advanced Diploma
Construction Engineering Technology
Cosmetic Management Diploma Program
Culinary Management
Culinary Management Diploma Program
Early Childhood Education Diploma Program
Fashion Arts and Business Diploma Program
Fashion Management Graduate Certificate Program
Food and Nutrition Management
General Arts and Science - Ontario College Certificate
Global Business Management Graduate Certificate Program
Hospitality - Event Management
Hospitality - Hotel and Restaurant Operations Management Diploma Program
Hospitality and Tourism Operations Management Graduate Certificate Progam
Interior Decorating
International Development Graduate Certificate Program
Landscape Technician Diploma Program
Mechanical Engineering Technician
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle Promotion Diploma Program
Paralegal (Ontario Graduate Certifcate Program)
Professional Accounting Practice
Regulatory Affairs Graduate Certificate Program
Supply Chain Management
Sustainable Energy and Building Technology Advanced Diploma Program
Tourism - Travel Services Management Diploma Program
Visual and Digital Arts Diploma Program
Welding Techniques

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Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:

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

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