Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.40
Liaison Jennifer Bodine
Submission Date April 25, 2022

STARS v2.2

Weber State University
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.54 / 8.00 Alice Mulder
SPARC Director, Professor
Geography
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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-supportive

A list of the institution level sustainability learning outcomes:

General Education Program Learning Outcome (GELO) #3 (This applies to all general education courses).

"GELO 3: Responsibility to Self and Others
This outcome highlights students' relationship with, obligations to, and sustainable stewardship of themselves, others, and the world to promote diversity, social justice, or personal and community well-being. [Students will provide evidence of their ability to relate course content to issues of responsibility in the context of a signature assignment requiring them to bring to bear course content to broader issues connected to the Big Question.]"
https://weber.edu/GenEd/gelo.html


Total number of graduates from degree programs:
6,445

Number of graduates from degree programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:
432

A brief description of how the figure above was determined:

Data are for academic year 2020-21
The total number of graduates from degree programs for this year was obtained from the Institutional Profile (found on the "Degrees Granted" tab) which was accessed here: https://www.weber.edu/financialservices/Reports_And_Publications.html.

Information on which programs have sustainability-focused learning outcomes was obtained from a full inventory compiled this year and provided by the Exec. Dir of Institutional Effectiveness. These come from program biennial reports.

The number of graduates from those identified degree programs was obtained from Weber State's "Ten-Year Trends Dashboard" accessed via the Report Gallery which is accessed via a button at the bottom of this webpage: https://www.weber.edu/financialservices/Reports_And_Publications.html (an eweber login may be required to access this).


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

List and associated learning outcomes are in the uploaded spreadsheet. Graduate numbers are on the second tab.


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:
6.70

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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Access to an inventory of program learning outcomes, as reported by program biennial reports, was provided by the Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness. Many can be found in individual department/program websites, though they will be available in the Course Catalogue in the future.

Where to find how many students earned degrees from these programs: via the "Institutional Profile" button found here: https://www.weber.edu/financialservices/Reports_And_Publications.html

Click on “Degrees by Department” tab
Select which college from the drop down list (i.e. “Social and Behavioral”)
Select which department from the drop down list (i.e. “Geography”)
Can also find how many minors were awarded in each program, by clicking on "Degrees by Minor" tab

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.