Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Nancy Apple
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2019
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Mount Holyoke College
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Nancy Apple
Director
Environmental Health & Safety
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Total number of graduates from degree programs (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, certificates, and other academic designations):
577

Number of students that graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
52

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
9.01

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):

The following programs have sustainability learning outcomes: Environmental Studies Major and Minor, Development Studies Nexus Minor, Geography Major and Minor, Geology Major and Minor, Five College Sustainability Certificate, Five College Coastal and Marine Sciences Program.

Example - Environmental Studies program description: The Environmental Studies department offers six concentrations that allow students to: focus on the science and policy behind conserving biodiversity and ecosystem function; examine the structure and function of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems; deepen their understanding of the relationship between global environmental issues and human well-being around the world; focus on the study of the political, economic, historical, and cultural forces that shape environmental politics; study the geology associated with environmental studies issues; connect the living world to the physical processes that shape the Earth and produced the geological record; and finally, study the effects of shifting cultural conceptions of nature on environmental change, how environments affect human communities and how environments are shaped through cultural and historical change.


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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