Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.57
Liaison Cindy Shea
Submission Date Dec. 23, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.15 / 8.00 Cindy Shea
Director, Sustainability Office
Campus Enterprises
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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?:
No

Which of the following best describes the sustainability learning outcomes?:
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A list of the institution level sustainability learning outcomes:
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Total number of graduates from degree programs:
8,547

Number of graduates from degree programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:
1,232

A brief description of how the figure above was determined:

Undergraduate and graduate academic programs were reviewed for sustainability-focused learning outcomes or sustainability-focused course requirements. Numbers of graduates from each of the programs identified, and the campus as a whole, were provided by the registrar's office for the 2018-2019 academic year.


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

All Environmental Sciences and Public Health Graduate students are required to take the Gillings Core, which includes Understanding Public Health Issues; Conceptualizing Public Health Solutions; and Developing, Implementing and Evaluating Public Health Solutions. The degree programs include Biostatistics, Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Epidemiology, Health Behavior, Health Policy and Management, Maternal and Child Health, Nutrition, and Public Health Leadership.

All City and Regional Planning degrees emphasize equity, environmental quality, economic viability, and social participation and grapple with the interconnections among these dimensions of sustainability.

Additional graduate degree programs that require sustainability-focused courses include Anthropology, Ecology, Geography, Global Studies, Marine Sciences, Public Policy, Sociology, and Toxicology and Environmental Medicine.

Graduate certificates that require a sustainability-focused course include: Global Health, International Development, and Women's and Gender Studies.

Undergraduate degree programs that require at least one sustainability-focused course include: African, African American, Diaspora Studies; Anthropology; Environmental Health Sciences; Environmental Science; Environmental Studies; Geography; Global Studies; Interdisciplinary Studies; Nutrition; Sociology, and Women's and Gender Studies.

Undergraduate minors that require a sustainability-focused course include: Environmental Science and Studies; Geography; Health and Society; Marine Sciences; Social and Economic Justice; Sustainability; Urban Studies; Women's and Gender Studies.


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:
14.41

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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