Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.70
Liaison Kevin Kirsche
Submission Date June 22, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Georgia
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 8.00 / 8.00 Nate Shear
Sustainability Metrics Intern
Office of Sustainability
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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?:
Yes

Which of the following best describes the sustainability learning outcomes?:
Sustainability-focused

A list of the institution level sustainability learning outcomes:

To achieve the goals of the Environmental Awareness (EA) Requirement, every University of Georgia undergraduate student must acquire a basic understanding of:
1) The interactions between human activity and the environment at local, regional, or global scales; OR
2)The ethical, cultural, economic, or political forces that affect environmental problems and policies.

Source: http://bulletin.uga.edu/bulletin_files/EnvironmentalAwarenessReqPolicyStatement.html


Total number of graduates from degree programs:
9,408

Number of graduates from degree programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:
3,620

A brief description of how the figure above was determined:

We counted students who graduated from a program that is described as sustainability, programs that had a sustainability-focused learning outcome, or programs that required a sustainability-focused course. We counted majors, minors, and certificate programs. Students who graduated with multiple degrees are only counted once.


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

Undergrad:
Agribusiness
Agribusiness & Management
Agribusiness Law
Agricultural & Applied Economics
Agricultural Communication
Agricultural Education
Agricultural Engineering
Agriscience & Environmental Systems
Animal Health
Animal Science
Anthropology
Applied Biotechnology
Atmospheric Sciences
Avian Biology
Biological Sciences
Biology
Chemistry
Coastal & Oceanographic Enginnering
Crop Science
Dairy Science
Ecology
Entomology
Environmental Design
Environmental Economics & Management
Environmental Education
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Ethics
Environmental Health Science
Environmental Law
Environmental Resource Science
Environmental Soil Science
Fisheries & Wildlife
Food Industry Marketing & Administration
Food Science
Forestry
Geographic Information Science
Geography
Geology
Global Health
Global Studies
Health Policy & Management
Health Promotion
Horticulture
Hospitality & Food Industry Management
Landscape Architecture
Local Food Systems
Natural Resource Management & Sustainability
Parks, Recreation, & Tourism Management
Plant Biology
Plant Health Management
Plant Pathology
Poultry Science
Public Health
Resource Economics
Science Education
Sustainability
Turfgrass Management
Urban Metropolitan Studies
Water & Soil Resources
Water Resources

Graduate:
Biochem and Molecular Biology
Bioinformatics
Biological and Ag Engineering
Biology
Chemistry
Comparative Biomedical Science
Crop and Soil Sciences
Ecology
Engineering
Entomology
Environmental Health Science
Epidemiology
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Finan Plan Hous and Cons Econ
Food Science
Foods and Nutrition
Forestry and Natural Resources
Genetics
Geography
Geology
Health Promotion and Behavior
Horticulture
Infectious Diseases
Integrative Conserv and Anthro
Integrative Conserv and Ecol
Integrative Conserv and Geog
Integrative Conservation
Marine Sciences
Pharmacy
Plant Biology
Plant Breed Genetics Genomics
Plant Pathology
Poultry Science
Public Health
Science Education
Social Work
Veterinary Pathology
Agribusiness
Agricultural & Environ Educ
Agricultural Engineering
Animal and Dairy Science
Art
Bioinformatics Non Thesis
Biomanufac and Bioprocess
Business Administration
Business and Technology
Civil & Environmental Engr
Clinical Residency
Comparative Biomedical Sci NT
Conserv Ecol and Sust Develop
Cultural Landscape Conserv
Disability Studies
Disaster Management
Education
Environ Plan & Design NT (GWN)
Environment Plan & Design NT
Environmental Economics
Environmental Health
Environmental Plan and Des
Foods and Nutrition Non Thesis
Forest Resources
Gerontology
Global Health
Health Administration
Historic Preservation
Infect Disease Epidemiology
International Policy
Landscape Architecture
Middle Grades Education Online
Museum Studies
Natural Resources
Nonprofit Mgmt and Leadership
Poultry Science Non Thesis
Professional MBA Buckhead
Public Administration
Social Work - Macro
Social Work - Micro
Statistics
Sustainable Food Systems
Toxicology - CAES
Toxicology - Public Health
University Teaching
Water Resources


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

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:
38.48

Website URL where information about the sustainability learning outcomes is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The list of programs was developed by analyzing the current undergraduate degree requirements set by the university policies and from reviewing the coursework of graduate students. Numbers came from the Office of Institutional Research.

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