Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 75.93
Liaison Merry Rankin
Submission Date Aug. 30, 2013
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Iowa State University
ER-9: Sustainability Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 8.91 / 10.00 Merry Rankin
ISU Director of Sustainability
Facilities Planning & Management
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The number of graduates covered by the sustainability learning outcomes:
4,837

Total number of graduates :
5,431

A list of degree programs that have sustainability learning outcomes:

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences: all programs

College of Engineering: all programs

College of Business: all programs

College of Human Sciences: all programs

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences:

Advertising
Anthropology
Biology
Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology
Chemistry
Computer Science
Ecology, Evolution & Organismal Biology
Economics
Environmental Science
Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
Geological & Atmospheric Sciences
History
International Studies
Journalism and Mass Communication
Linguistics
Music
Performing Arts
Philosophy
Psychology
Religious Studies
Women’s Studies
World Languages and Cultures

College of Design: all programs

College of Veterinary Medicine: all programs


The website URL where the publicly available sustainability course inventory that includes a list of degree programs that have specified sustainability learning outcomes is available:
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A copy of the sustainability course inventory :
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A list or sample of the sustainability learning outcomes associated with the degree programs:

College of Agriculture & Life Sciences:
http://www.cals.iastate.edu/assessment/outcomes

College of Engineering:
Aerospace Engineering:
http://www.aere.iastate.edu/the-department/assessment/

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering:
http://www.abe.iastate.edu/accreditation/

Chemical and Biological Engineering:
http://www.cbe.iastate.edu/the-department/accreditation/

Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering:
http://www.ccee.iastate.edu/ccee-department/accreditation/

Electrical and Computer Engineering:
http://www.ece.iastate.edu/the-department/accreditation/

Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering:
http://www.imse.iastate.edu/undergraduate-program/educational-objectives-and-outcomes/

Materials Science and Engineering:
http://www.mse.iastate.edu/about/the-department/assessment/
Mechanical Engineering:
http://www.me.iastate.edu/students/program-educational-objectives-student-outcomes/

College of Business: http://www.business.iastate.edu/assessment-learning/

College of Human Sciences:
http://www.hs.iastate.edu/academics/core-learning-outcomes/

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences:

Advertising:
http://catalog.iastate.edu/collegeofliberalartsandsciences/greenleejourncomm/

Anthropology:
http://www.las.iastate.edu/students/academic-services/outcomes-assessment-for-anthropology/

Biology:
http://www.las.iastate.edu/students/academic-services/outcomes-assessment-for-the-biology-major/

Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology:
http://www.bbmb.iastate.edu/outcomes-assessment/

Chemistry:
http://www.chem.iastate.edu/assessment

Computer Science:
http://www.las.iastate.edu/students/academic-services/outcomes-assessment-for-computer-science/

Ecology, Evolution & Organismal Biology:
Cross-referenced with College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, which has college-wide sustainability learning outcomes.

Economics:
http://www.las.iastate.edu/students/academic-services/outcomes-assessment-for-economics/

Environmental Science:
http://catalog.iastate.edu/collegeofagricultureandlifesciences/environmentalscience/

Genetics, Development and Cell Biology:
Cross-referenced with College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, which has college-wide sustainability learning outcomes.

Geological & Atmostpheric Sciences:
http://www.ge-at.iastate.edu/undergraduate-studies/outcomes-assessment/
History:
http://www.history.iastate.edu/wp-content/uploads/assessment.pdf

International Studies:
http://www.las.iastate.edu/students/academic-services/outcomes-assessment-for-international-studies/

Journalism and Mass Communication:
http://www.jlmc.iastate.edu/sites/default/files/Outcomes%20Assessment%20Plan%202012jwp.pdf

Linguistics:
http://catalog.iastate.edu/collegeofliberalartsandsciences/linguistics/

Music:
http://www.las.iastate.edu/students/academic-services/outcomes-assessment-for-music/

Performing Arts:
http://www.las.iastate.edu/students/academic-services/outcomes-assessment-for-performing-arts/

Philosophy:
http://www.philrs.iastate.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=11&Itemid=18

Psychology:
https://www.psychology.iastate.edu/undergraduate-program/resources-involvement/outcomes-assessment/

Religious Studies:
http://www.las.iastate.edu/students/academic-services/outcomes-assessment-for-religious-studies/

Women's Studies:
http://www.las.iastate.edu/students/academic-services/outcomes-assessment-for-womens-studies/

World Languages and Cultures:
http://www.las.iastate.edu/students/academic-services/outcomes-assessment-for-world-languages-and-cultures/

College of Design:
http://catalog.iastate.edu/collegeofdesign/

College of Veterinary Medicine:
1. Health promotion, disease prevention/biosecurity, zoonosis, and food safety
2. Business skills (control expenses and maximize revenue, perform the business-related tasks of veterinary medicine)
3. An understanding of the need to engage in lifelong learning to stay abreast of relevant scientific advances

+ Date Revised: June 26, 2014

Environmental Science has a required class with a sustainability learning outcome: ENSCI 201, Introduction to Environmental Issues.

Linguistics has required class with a sustainability learning outcome: LING 119, Introduction to World Languages.

The College of Design has a required class for all design majors with a sustainability learning outcome: DSN S 183, Design Cultures.

The College of Veterinary Medicine has college-wide sustainability learning outcomes that were provided by College administration.

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