|Submission Date||Feb. 27, 2017|
Loyola University Chicago
AC-2: Learning Outcomes
|5.18 / 8.00||
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
Total number of graduates from degree programs (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, certificates, and other academic designations):
Number of students that graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
Percentage of students who graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
Does the institution specify sustainability learning outcomes at the institution level (e.g. covering all students)?:
Does the institution specify sustainability learning outcomes at the division level (e.g. covering particular schools or colleges within the institution)?:
A list or brief description of the institution level or division level sustainability learning outcomes:
All undergraduates must take Tier 1 Scientific literacy course ENVS 137 which addresses sustainability outcomes.
Scientific Literacy - Demonstrate an understanding of the interconnection among the various components of Earth's biosphere and the impact of human activity.
As well as these other sustainability-related core competencies:
Artistic Knowledge and Experience - Acquire collaborative skills through group problem-solving and negotiation.
Quantitative Analysis - Develop an understanding of the nature and history of mathematics, its role in scientific inquiry and technological progress, and its importance in dealing with issues in the public realm.
Societal and Cultural Knowledge - Demonstrate an understanding of the relationships among cultural, economic, political, and social forces, and their impact on human behavior.
Ethics - Articulate the relevant ethical values, principles, rights, and virtues from the point of view of each stakeholder.
Does the institution specify sustainability learning outcomes at the program level (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, degrees, diplomas, certificates, and other academic designations)?:
A list or brief description of the program level sustainability learning outcomes (or a list of sustainability-focused programs):
There are a number of sustainability related majors and minors available.
These include the BAs and BSs under the IES as well as the MA in Science and Biology Education, the MAs in Sociological Foundations, Philosophy, Applied Philosophy, Public Policy, Political Science, Sociology, Urban Studies and Public Health among others.
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)?:
A list or brief description of the course level sustainability learning outcomes and the programs for which the courses are required:
We did not 'roll up' courses that are mandatory for degrees to count for the programmatic or institutional outcomes.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
This covers all undergraduate graduating students from FY16 as well as graduates in a selection of other departments that have sustainability learning outcomes.
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE
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