Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.83
Liaison Sarah Temple
Submission Date Oct. 18, 2012
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Louisiana State University
ER-9: Sustainability Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.19 / 10.00 Denise Newell
Manager, Campus Sustainability
LSU Facility Services
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BS in Environmental Management Systems -

Students will demonstrate an ability to apply knowledge of legal, social and economic considerations in environmental policy and management decisions.

BS in Natural Resources Ecology and Management -

1. Students will develop substantial knowledge of natural resource management concepts, including: knowledge of (1) natural resource conservation, (2) ecology, (3) population dynamics, (4) taxonomy and natural history, (5) human dimensions, (6) natural resource policy, and (7) knowledge of current methodologies in wildlife and fisheries. 2: Students will be able to develop team solutions to natural resource problems. Sudents will demonstrate to others their ability work in teams to (a) Clearly understand a given natural resource problem, (b) Develop biologically and socially reasonable approaches to solving the natural resource problem, and (c) Draw upon experiences, skills and creativity of entire team to synthesize and present problem/solution clearly to client/audience. 4: Students will develop broad understanding of natural resource disciplines within the School, including sustainability of natural resources and the interrelationships of natural resource issues problems and solutions. Students graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife and Fisheries will be able to demonstrate they have obtained sufficient knowledge of (1) natural resource conservation, (2) renewable natural resource ecology, (3) spatial technology methods, (4) renewable natural resource policy, and (5) integration of natural resource management and policy 5: Students should be able to apply concepts, skills, and perspectives gained in general education to solve natural resource related problems. Students graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife and Fisheries will be able to demonstrate: (1) Application of math skills to solving RNR related problems, (2) application of speaking skills in presentations given during class projects (3) application of writing skills to term papers, and resumes, (4) ethical conduct toward others, toward their work in core activities and during summer jobs or internships, and (5) appreciation of cultural differences, societal needs, and diverse perspectives.

BS in Environmental Engineering -

The graduates of the environmental engineering program shall be prepared to take a leading role in the provision, upkeep and improvement of the state and national infrastructure in an efficient, economic, environmentally sensitive and socially responsible manner. The graduates of the environmental engineering program shall have the ability to perform engineering analysis and design of water, air and land treatment/protection systems that minimize risk to the environment and public health. The graduates of the environmental engineering program shall have an introductory level of knowledge of environmental issues associated with air, land and water systems and associated environmental health impacts.

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