Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 35.40
Liaison David Liebman
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Santa Rosa Junior College
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.11 / 8.00 Sara Jones
Faculty
Mathematics
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Total number of graduates from degree programs (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, certificates, and other academic designations):
5,134

Number of students that graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
73

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
1.42

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:

N/A


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):

AA-O
- Environmental Studies
Upon successful completion of this major, the student will be able to: summarize, analyze and critically evaluate environmental information from a variety of sources; apply critical thinking skills to identify environmental issues, recognize their causes, and to evaluate potential solutions; integrate the perspectives of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences as they pertain to environmental issues; explain the societal (social, political, economic, cultural and/or ethical) variables that contribute to environmental degradation; and reflect critically about their roles and identities as citizens, consumers, and environmental actors, in a complex interconnected world.

https://portal.santarosa.edu/SRWeb/SR_ProgramOfStudy.aspxProgramType=2&Program=002048&Version=3

AS-O
- Animal Science
Upon successful completion of this major, the student will be able to: identify and implement sustainable livestock management practices that will improve livestock quality, provide efficacious management, protect the natural resources and ensure the economic viability of the livestock industry
- Viticulture
Upon successful completion of this major, the student will be able to: identify and implement sustainable farming practices that will improve fruit quality, provide efficacious pest and disease management, protect natural resources and the environment, and prepare a farming plan that encompasses these practices;
- Environmental Horticulture
Upon successful completion of this major, the student will be able to: develop proper water-efficient practices in the landscape for cost and resource savings
- Natural Resources
Upon successful completion of this major, the student will be able to: discuss economic benefits to protecting healthy watershed characteristics including: recreation opportunities, biological diversity, species richness and clean water; Critically analyze and apply research and extension work in the field of watershed, park management, and forestry; and identify best management practices strategies for managing land and recreational areas.
- Sustainable Agriculture
Upon successful completion of this major, the student will be able to: plan and manage diverse crop farming enterprises based on ecological management practices; Utilize appropriate tools and techniques for the propagation, maintenance, and harvest of organically grown crops.
- Wastewater Treatment Operations
Upon successful completion of this major, the student will be able to: apply data to formulas that determine treatment requirements, flow levels, and concentration levels; collect water samples, operate chemical-feeding devices, and perform laboratory tests

AS-T
- Agriculture Plant Science
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: demonstrate relationships of plants, soils, and climates; analyze and compare plants, growing conditions, and types of crop production; identify and evaluate livestock anatomy and physiology and relate form to function; research and analyze production and marketing data for a proposed crop commodity; and explain the economic aspects of agriculture and their implications to the market.

Certificate
- Sustainable Agriculture
- Viticulture
- Environmental Horticulture
- Natural Resources


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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