Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.66
Liaison Enid Cardinal
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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Rochester Institute of Technology
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.88 / 8.00 Enid Cardinal
Senior Sustainability Advisor to the President
Office of the President
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Total number of graduates from degree programs (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, certificates, and other academic designations):
3891

Number of students that graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
915

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
23.52

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):

Environmental Health and Safety Management MS Program Outcome Set: Demonstrate an understanding of strategies & tools used to integrate EHS into business mgmt to drive an organization towards sustainability

Environmental sustainability, Health and Safety BS Program Outcome Set: Demonstrate an understanding of environmental sustainability, health and safety fundamentals. [ABET III.I.a.]

Master of Architecture Outcome Set: The Master of Architecture program will produce broad-thinking architects well-grounded in the principles and practices of sustainability

Sustainability PhD Program Outcome Set: Students will be able to comprehend interrelated sustainability concepts drawn from multiple disciplines

Sustainable Systems MS Program Outcome Set: Students will be able to comprehend interrelated sustainability concepts from multiple disciplines

Engineering Management ME Program Outcome Set: Design, develop, implement, improve and manage integrated systems or processes that include people, materials, information, energy, and equipment to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.

Sustainable Engineering ME Program Outcome Set: Apply math, science, and engineering principles to identify, formulate, analyze and resolve engineering problems and problems with sustainability themes using appropriate techniques, skills, and engineering tools. Demonstrate knowledge of contemporary issues in their chosen field of research.

Packaging Science BS Program Outcome Set: Demonstrate an ability to assess, draw conclusions & apply this knowledge creatively in the design of sustainable & innovative pkg systems

Packaging Science MS Program Outcome Set: Demonstrate knowledge of the impact of packaging from raw materials extraction through disposal, Demonstrate knowledge of the value and role of packaging in the lifecycle of products

Media Arts and Technology BS Program Outcome Set: Identify and examine sustainability trends

Print Media MS Program Outcome Set: Evaluate the ways to improve sustainability in the printing manufacturing process

Computer Aided Drafting Technology AAS/AOS Program Outcome Set: Identify issues related to sustainability in the construction industry

Mechanical Engineering BS Program Outcome Set: An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability

Environmental Sciences BS Program Outcome Set: Analyze a wide range of environmental problems confronting contemporary society utilizing an integrated interdisciplinary approach

Environmental Sciences MS Program Outcome Set: Analyze a wide range of environmental problems confronting contemporary society utilizing an integrated interdisciplinary approach

Chemistry MS Program Outcome Set: Develop safe laboratory practices and utilize the principles of green chemistry

Interior Design BFA Program Outcome Set: Use materials, techniques and processes used in the built environment with a focus on sustainable design

Industrial Design MFA Program Outcome Set: Develop the aesthetic sensitivity, technical competence, social and environmental awareness, and analytical thought to design solutions to address social, economical, environmental and global needs.

Industrial Design BFA Program Outcome Set: Develop the aesthetic sensitivity, technical competence, social and environmental awareness, and analytical thought to design solutions to address social, economical, environmental and global needs.


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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The numbers reflect the 2016-2017 academic year.

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