Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 73.04
Liaison Troy Goodnough
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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University of Minnesota, Morris
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.09 / 8.00 Troy Goodnough
Sustainability Director
Office of Sustainability
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Total number of graduates from degree programs (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, certificates, and other academic designations):
362

Number of students that graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
140

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
38.67

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)?:
Yes

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:

Morris also has a set of Student Learning Outcomes that shapes a student's education. One particular learning outcome covers all of our graduates and is sustainability-related:

Morris Student Learning Outcome #3: An Understanding of the Roles of Individuals in Society, through active involvement with diverse communities and challenges, including:

• Civic knowledge and engagement—local and global
• Intercultural knowledge and competence
• Aesthetic/artistic engagement
• Environmental stewardship
• Ethical reasoning and actions

http://www.morris.umn.edu/committees/Curriculum/UMM_Catalog_2017-2019.pdf (p. 5)


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):

The following disciplines below have the same sustainability-related learning outcome below.

Sustainability Learning Outcome:
Students will develop an understanding of sustainability (including social and environmental dimensions) from a [Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Geology, German, Philosophy, Secondary Education, Sociology] discipline perspective.

Disciplines subject to this learning outcome:
Anthropology
Biology
Chemistry
Environmental Studies
Environmental Science
Geology
German
Native American and Indigenous Studies
Philosophy
Secondary Education
Sociology
Studio Art


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)?:
Yes

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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