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Liaison Rebecca Quesnell
Submission Date Dec. 18, 2015
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Roosevelt University
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Michael Bryson
Professor & Director of Sustainability Studes
College of Arts & Sciences
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Number of students who graduated from a program that has adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
217

Total number of graduates from degree programs:
4891

A copy of the list or inventory of degree, diploma or certificate programs that have sustainability learning outcomes:
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A list of degree, diploma or certificate programs that have sustainability learning outcomes:

Sustainability Studies (BA, Minor)
Biology (MS, BA, BS, minor)
Chemistry (BA, BS, minor)
Environmental Science (minor)
Social Justice Studies (BA, minor)


A list or sample of the sustainability learning outcomes associated with degree, diploma or certificate programs (if not included in an inventory above):

Sustainability Studies (BA, minor) learning outcomes:
-- Identify and explain the central sustainability problems of the 21st century in multiple arenas, including energy, transportation, food production, waste management, water availability, and general consumption;
-- Draw on a foundation of scientific, environmental, and quantitative literacy in order to understand and assess the science behind major sustainability problems, such as climate change, loss of biodiversity, and the threats to natural resources;
-- Apply the scientific method and quantitative literacy skills to the study of natural and social ecosystems by forming hypotheses, gathering empirical data (in classroom- and field-based contexts), critically analyzing said data, and effectively presenting them in graphical and written form;
-- Recognize not only issues of concern to the U.S., but also the global social justice implications of resource allocation, food production, energy consumption, waste production, and related issues;
-- Understand the political processes and policy actors central to progress in sustainability;
-- Understand the importance of leadership as central to social change and technical innovation with respect to creating more sustainable communities; and
-- Apply knowledge about sustainability to their areas of personal interest and/or work professions.


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Data on graduates covers the period from 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2015.

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