Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.49
Liaison Angela Oberg
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2023

STARS v2.2

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.16 / 8.00 Angie Oberg
Associate Director
Office of Climate Action
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Has the institution adopted one or more sustainability learning outcomes that apply to the entire student body or, at minimum, to the institution's predominant student body?:

Which of the following best describes the sustainability learning outcomes?:

A list of the institution level sustainability learning outcomes:
Within the Contemporary Challenges portion of the undergraduate core curriculum, the Our Common Future subcategory states that undergraduates will be able to: a) analyze a contemporary global issue from a multidisciplinary perspective, and b) analyze the relationship that science and technology have to a contemporary social issue. This learning outcome applies to all undergraduate students in the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, which are the primary undergraduate units at Rutgers-New Brunswick.

Total number of graduates from degree programs:

Number of graduates from degree programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:

A brief description of how the figure above was determined:
Using undergraduate students as the predominate population at Rutgers-New Brunswick, we used Bachelors degrees conferred Spring 2022 as the starting point for our calculations. The Office of Institutional Research and Academic Planning provided an accounting of completions by degree program for Spring 2022. We then analyzed learning goals/outcomes for each degree program to identify those with a sustainability-focused component.

A list of degree programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:

Documentation supporting the figure reported above (upload):
Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:

Website URL where information about the sustainability learning outcomes is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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