Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 74.09
Liaison Merry Rankin
Submission Date Aug. 30, 2019
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Iowa State University
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 7.84 / 8.00 Merry Rankin
ISU Director of Sustainability
Facilities Planning & Management
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Total number of graduates from degree programs (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, certificates, and other academic designations):
8362

Number of students that graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
8197

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
98.03

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:

Examples of division-level learning outcomes include:

- Explain the physical and biological interactions within ecosystems
- Explain how human activities impact the environment and how societies are affected by environmental change
- Articulate how their personal life experiences and choices fit within the context of the larger mosaic of U.S. society, indicating how they have confronted and critically analyzed their perceptions and assumptions about diversity-related issues
- Confirm the value of every person and treats people equitably, ethically and with respect
- Model and practice inclusion and the ISU Principles of Community
- Articulate and demonstrate a clear concept of a just society in which individuals and groups equitably share in societal benefits within a global community
- Advance environmental sustainability
- Promote animal and human health with significant influence on society's food supply, while providing a caring and supportive work environment

A complete itemized list of Division-Level Learning Outcomes can be viewed via the link provided in the Optional Fields of this credit.


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):

Examples of program-level learning outcomes include:

- Recognize ethical, legal, and global implications in business
- Recognize the benefits & challenges of diversity
- Communicate and apply biological principles and global perspectives in an ethical manner to issues in human society
- Explain which specific canons or principles of a professional code of ethics are applicable to a particular situation
- Explain the ecological, economic, and social consequences that reasonably could be expected to occur as the result of actions taken to address the issue
- Understanding of how genetic concepts affect broad societal issues including health and disease, food and natural resources, environmental sustainability, etc.
- Understand societal and ethical issues in their discipline

A complete itemized list of Division-Level Learning Outcomes can be viewed via the link provided in the Optional Fields of this credit.


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)?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the course level sustainability learning outcomes and the programs for which the courses are required:

All undergraduates of the Ivy College of Business are required to take a Principles of Marketing Class which includes learning outcomes encompassing environmental, economic and social sustainability.

Specifically:
- Evaluate, describe, and design marketing activities with practical insights into the real world - Identify the socially responsible/ethical values and responsibilities marketers should embrace - Understand diffusion of innovation and product life cycle - Describe the strategies used in managing supply chains and marketing channels - Understand the decisions in going global, which markets to enter and how to enter those markets


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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