Log In
  • AASHE-STARS

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

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.82
Liaison Eric Boles
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Arkansas
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.91 / 8.00 Marty Matlock
Executive Director
Office for Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Number of students who graduated from a program that has adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
6,744

Total number of graduates from degree programs:
13,793

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

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

Crop Science, BSA
Agricultural Business, BSA
Agricultural Education, Communication, And Technology, BSA
Agricultural Mechanization, BSA
Animal Science, BSA
Anthropology, BA
Anthropology, BS
Architectural Studies, BA
Architecture, BArch
Biological Engineering, BSBE
Biology, BA
Biology, BS
Business Economics, BSBA
Career And Technical Education, BSE
Chemical Engineering, BSChE
Chemistry, BA
Chemistry, BS
Civil Engineering, BSCE
Community Health Promotion (Public Health), BSE
Earth Science, BS
Economics, BA
Electrical Engineering, BSEE
Environmental Soil And Water Science, BSA
Extension Education, BSA
Food Science, BSA
Foods, Human Nutrition, and Hospitality, BSHES
Geography, BA
Geology, BS
Horticulture, Landscape And Turf Sciences, BSA
Human Development And Family Sciences, BSHES
Human Environmental Sciences, BSHES
Human Resource and Workforce Development Education, BSE
Industrial Engineering, BSIE
Information Systems, BSBA
Interior Design, BID
International Business, BSIB
International Relations (International Studies), BA
Landscape Architectural Studies, BS
Landscape Architecture, BLA
Management, BSBA
Mechanical Engineering, BSME
Public Administration, BSPA
Recreation And Sport Management, BSE
Social Work, BSW
Sociology, BA
Supply Chain Management, BSBA

Agricultural And Food Law, LLM
Agricultural Economics, MS
Agricultural, Food, And Life Sciences, MS
Animal Science, MS
Anthropology, MA
Biological Engineering, MSBE
Biology, MS
Biomedical Engineering, MSBME
Business Administration, MBA
Chemistry, MS
Community Health Promotion, MS
Comparative Literature And Cultural Studies, MA
Computer Engineering, MSCmpE
Crop, Soil And Environmental Sciences, MS
Educational Leadership, MED
Educational Statistics & Research Methods, MS
Educational Technology, MED
Electrical Engineering, MSEE
Engineering, MSE
Entomology, MS
Environmental Engineering, MSENE
Food Science, MS
Geography, MA
Geology, MS
Higher Education, MED
Horticulture, MS
Human Environmental Sciences, MS
Human Resources and Workforce Development Education, MED
Industrial Engineering, MSIE
Information Systems, MIS
Mechanical Engineering, MSME
Operations Management, MSOM
Operations Research, MSOR
Plant Pathology, MS
Political Science, MA
Poultry Science, MS
Public Administration (and Nonprofit Studies), MPA
Public Service, MPS
Recreation And Sport Management, MED
Social Work, MSW
Sociology, MA
Statistics (Name change to Statistics and Analytics), MS
Telecommunications Engineering, MSTCE
Transportation Engineering, MSTE
Transportation and Logistics Management, MTLM
Curriculum And Instruction, EDS
Educational Leadership, EDS
Human Resources and Workforce Development Education, EDD
Adult And Lifelong Learning, EDD
Animal Science, PHD
Anthropology, PHD
Biology, PHD
Business Administration, PHD
Cell And Molecular Biology, PHD
Chemistry, PHD
Community Health Promotion, PHD
Crop, Soil And Environmental Sciences, PHD
Economics, PHD
Education Policy, PHD
Educational Leadership, EDD
Educational Statistics & Research Methods, PHD
Engineering, PHD
Entomology, PHD
Environmental Dynamics, PHD
Food Science, PHD
Higher Education, EDD
Plant Science, PHD
Poultry Science, PHD
Public Policy, PHD
Recreation And Sport Management, EDD
Vocational Education, EDD

Advanced Instrumental Performance, GC
Arkansas Curriculum/Program Administrator, PMC
Building-Level Administration, PMC
Entrepreneurship, GC
Preparing For The Professoriate, GC
Sustainability, GC
Educational Statistics And Research Methods, PMC


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

Students who complete the minor in Sustainability will be expected to:

Articulate commonly accepted definitions of sustainability and discuss various nuances among those definitions;
Have an understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of sustainability issues, particularly as they pertain to the thematic areas of knowledge addressed by the minor (sustainability of natural systems, sustainability of managed systems, sustainability of built systems, and sustainability of human social systems);
Be conversant regarding acquisition and analysis of data pertinent to sustainability issues;
Communicate orally and in writing organized thoughts defining sustainability issues;
Identify appropriate potential strategies to address sustainability issues using data and provide results of rudimentary analyses of data using novel metrics or statistics;
Make recommendations, based on data analysis and interpretation, to advance sustainability of individuals or institutions.


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

Double majors and minors are not included in the graduate counts due to an issue with double counting students.

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.