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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

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Liaison Jeff Johnson
Submission Date March 6, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Miami University
ER-9: Sustainability Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired David Prytherch
Associate Professor and Sustainability Coordinator
Department of Geography
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The number of graduates covered by the sustainability learning outcomes:
244

Total number of graduates :
5,217

A list of degree programs that have sustainability learning outcomes:

Architecture and Interior Design Major, Undergraduate (62)
Architecture and Interior Design, MA (15)
Sustainability Co-major (16)
Environmental Science Co-major (35)
Environmental Science, MEn (13)
Geography Major, Undergraduate (16)
Geography, MA (4)
Geology Major, Undergraduate (17)
Environmental Earth Science Major (3)
International Studies Major (Global Environment Concentration): (20)
Urban and Regional Planning Major (16)
Social Work (27)


The website URL where the publicly available sustainability course inventory that includes a list of degree programs that have specified sustainability learning outcomes is available:
A copy of the sustainability course inventory :
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A list or sample of the sustainability learning outcomes associated with the degree programs:

For example, the Sustainability Co-major has the following learning outcomes.
(1) analyze sustainability problems and solutions by integrating principles from the social  sciences and natural sciences;
(2) apply sustainability principles to specific problems using best practices from different  disciplinary fields in a collaborative environment;
(3) understand the contribution of disciplinary expertise to interdisciplinary problem-solving within organizations and communities. 


The data reported does not include minors that may include sustainability learning outcomes. And while few majors address all aspects of sustainability equally -- environmental, social, and economic -- the above listed programs emphasize each to some degree.

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 and complete the Data Inquiry Form.