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Overall Score 48.61
Liaison Kristina Bryan
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2015
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Saint Louis University
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.04 / 8.00 John Woolschlager
Center for Sustainability
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Number of students who graduated from a program that has adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:

Total number of graduates from degree programs:

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

Data for AY 2013-2014

- BS an MS in Biology
- BS and MS in Civil Engineering
- BA and BS in Environmental Studies
- BS in Environmental Science
- BS and MS in Nutrition and Dietetics
- BS and Masters in Social Work
- BA and MA in Sociology
- MS in Sustainability
- MA in Urban Planning and Development
- PBC in Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS

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

Educational outcomes are specific goals that are attained by graduation. Following is a sample list of sustainability learning outcomes:

-Define sustainability
-Identify how the concept of sustainability is connected to issues of social justice, the environment, and the economy
-Recognize how local, regional, and national policies and actions have global impacts
-Explain how principles of ethics apply to diverse issues such as population growth, poverty, habitat quality, biodiversity, and energy use
-Demonstrate skills related to building common agreement among stakeholders at the micro, mezzo and macro levels of sustainability issues
-Collect and organize information on sustainability through appropriate qualitative and quantitative methods-
-Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills needed to disseminate information about sustainability among diverse audiences
-Compare and contrast a variety of theories and models of sustainability
-Examine resource limitations and opportunities and develop holistic and integrated approaches to resource management
-Assess how laws and institutional approaches inform effective policy making and implementation
-Evaluate environmental, economic, and social impacts of real-world projects

The website URL where information about the institution’s sustainability learning outcomes is available:

Saint Louis University does not specify learning outcomes as a matter of policy or standard practice across the entire university. In accordance with the specified criteria for this credit, we are reporting graduates from sustainability-focused programs at the division level.

Credit Data Source: Saint Louis University Fact Book 2013-2014, June 1, 2014, Saint Louis University Office of Institutional Research, retrieved from: http://www.slu.edu/office-of-institutional-research/fact-book

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