Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.96
Liaison Adam Sizemore
Submission Date March 1, 2019
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Miami University
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.19 / 8.00 Kelsey Forren
Sustainability Coordinator
Physical Facilities Department
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Total number of graduates from degree programs (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, certificates, and other academic designations):
5553

Number of students that graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
824

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
14.84

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)?:
No

A list or brief description of the institution level or division level sustainability learning outcomes:
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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):

Sustainability Learning Outcomes

College of Arts and Science:

Anthropology, B.A.
(1)Demonstrate knowledge of ethical guidelines appropriate to anthropological research subfield, including a respect across differences and cultural relativism, toleration of ambiguity, and appreciation for human biocultural variance within shared human heritage and among the complexity of intercultural diversity;

Biological Science, M.A.T.
(1)Creatively and effectively engage community beyond a one-way transmission of information to address important socio-ecological issues;
(2)Engage diverse communities in science and conservation (leadership challenge);

Biology, M.A.
(1)Creatively and effectively engage community beyond a one-way transmission of information to address important socio-ecological issues;
(2)Engage diverse communities in science and conservation (leadership challenge);

Botany, B.A. and B.S.
(1)Understand the structure and functions of plants and how plants interact with other organisms and the environment;

Environmental Earth Science, B.A.
(1)Demonstrate proficiency with the application of the scientific method to geoscience problem solving

Energy Co-Major
(3) Articulate the feedbacks between energy use in buildings and transportation, and its
consequences to climate change, environmental pollution, and water supplies;

Sustainability Co-Major
(1) analyze sustainability problems and solutions by integrating principles from the social sciences and natural sciences;

Environmental Science, Co-Major
(1) distinguish between scientific evidence and advocacy in the development of sound environmental management and policy; (2) construct scientific and societal solutions to specific environmental problems as collaborative teams; and (3) frame complex environmental issues from interdisciplinary perspectives, including scientific, policy and economic dimensions.

Environmental Science, Master of
(1)Synthesize knowledge from a disciplinary concentration in environmental science and sustainability with its application to a professional experience.

Geography and Sustainable Development, B.A.
Identify and apply relevant geospatial concepts, techniques, and/or technologies to address geographic and sustainable development challenges;

Public Health, B.A.
(1)Integrate the core elements of public health with a selected area of specialization to recognize how the field of public health applies to individuals, communities, and society overall

College of Creative Arts

Architecture, B.A.
(1)Demonstrate integrated building practices, technical skills and knowledge (pre-design, accessibility, sustainability, site design, life safety, comprehensive design, financial considerations, environmental systems, structural systems, service systems, materials and assembles);

Architecture, M.A.
(1)Demonstrate integrated building practices, technical skills and knowledge (pre-design, accessibility, sustainability, site design, life safety, comprehensive design, financial considerations, environmental systems, structural systems, service systems, materials and assembles);

Farmer School of Business

Business Administration, Master of
(1)Develop organizational strategies that create sustainable advantage;

College of Engineering and Computing

Bioengineering, B.S.
(1)Apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental and economic factors;

Chemical Engineering
(1)Recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgements, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economics, environmental, and societal contexts;

Computer Engineering, B.S.
(1)Apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental and economic factors;

Electrical Engineering, B.S.
(1)Recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgements, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economics, environmental, and societal contexts;

Engineering Management, B.S.
(1)Recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts;

Manufacturing Engineering, B.S.
(1)Apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental and economic factors;

Mechanical Engineering, B.S.
(1)Recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgements, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economics, environmental, and societal contexts;

Software Engineering, B.S.
(1)Apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental and societal factors;


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)?:
No

A list or brief description of the course level sustainability learning outcomes and the programs for which the courses are required:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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