Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.35
Liaison Amy Seeboth-Wilson
Submission Date March 2, 2018
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University of Wisconsin-Platteville
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.68 / 8.00 Amy Seeboth-Wilson
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Management
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Total number of graduates from degree programs (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, certificates, and other academic designations):
1606

Number of students that graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
1341

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
83.50

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)?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the institution level or division level sustainability learning outcomes:

All undergraduates participate in the General Education program. This program has the following sustainability learning outcomes:
- Demonstrate knowledge of the ideologies, cultures, places, political, and economic - systems that shape the world,
- Recognize that personal choices have consequences on ourselves, others, and the environment,
Recognize the impacts of technology and scientific innovation on society and the environment.

https://www.uwplatt.edu/general-education/learning-outcomes


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):

Sustainable and Renewable Energy System major and minor has learning outcomes related to sustainability:

Program Educational Objectives

Prepare students with abilities to assess the relative merits and potential impacts of different energy sources within the framework of sustainability.
Graduate students with a strong foundation in business and management aspects of renewable energy projects.
Graduate students who are knowledgeable citizens prepared for the green jobs of the future.
Support and educate business and community partners through projects, seminars and workshops.

Student Outcomes

The ability to understand and evaluate the role of energy and renewable energy, its sources, limitations, and use patterns in society.
The fundamental knowledge to understand the economic aspects of energy, renewable energy, and other limited resources within the framework of sustainability.
The fundamental knowledge to understand the environmental aspects of energy, renewable energy, and other limited resources within the framework of sustainability.
The fundamental knowledge to understand the social aspects of energy, renewable energy, and other limited resources within the framework of sustainability.
The basic understanding of science involved in energy conversion and applications.
The ability to assess the relative merits and potential impacts of different energy sources within the framework of sustainability.

http://www.uwplatt.edu/sres/goals-and-objectives
The ability to evaluate how conservation and energy efficiency fit into managing efficient use of energy.
An understanding of how various technologies and disciplines work together in SRES.
Significant hands-on experience with energy and renewable energy technologies.
The understanding of the business and project management aspects of energy and renewable energy projects.
The ability to communicate with people of diverse backgrounds both written and orally.


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:

Total number of graduates from degree programs, 2016-17: https://www.wisconsin.edu/accountability/progress-and-completion/

Number of students that graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome: Only undergraduates complete the general education program and thus they are the only ones counted in this credit. Source of undergraduate number FY 2016-17: https://www.wisconsin.edu/accountability/progress-and-completion/

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