Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.06
Liaison Brad Spanbauer
Submission Date June 18, 2014
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University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 8.00 / 8.00 Brian Kermath
Sustainability Director
Sustainability Office
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Number of students who graduated from a program that has adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
1,990

Total number of graduates from degree programs:
1,990

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

Virtually all degrees include sustainability as an essential learning outcome through UWO's general education, University Studies Program (http://www.uwosh.edu/usp). Learning goals can be seen in detail here: http://www.uwosh.edu/usp/usp-teaching-resources/sq-sustainability/rubric.


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

Approved by the Faculty Senate in 2008.(http://www.uwosh.edu/usp/usp-teaching-resources/uw-oshkosh-essential-learning-outcomes). The specific learning objective is listed under "Responsibility, as Individuals and Communities", and is phrased as "Knowledge of sustainability and its applications."

Specific learning outcomes listed for programs include:

First Year Experience: "Gain an understanding of their own role as members of a global community and their responsibility to participate in that community in a way that takes into account sustainability."

Environmental Studies: "Students will be able to critically analyze the concept of sustainability and its three pillars (economic security, social equity, ecological responsibility) and the way this concept is applied and used."


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

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