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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.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.80
Liaison Jill Fermanich
Submission Date Sept. 29, 2014
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STARS v2.0

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.36 / 8.00 Laurie Case
Sustainability & Strategic Planning Coordinator
Chancellor's Office
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Number of students who graduated from a program that has adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
61

Total number of graduates from degree programs:
1,337

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:

Environmental Policy and Planning
Environmental Management and Business Institute's Certificate in Sustainability


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

The faculty members in Public and Environmental Affairs have given much thought to what we expect our majors in Environmental Policy and Planning to learn to serve them well in their future careers. We are including a copy of those “learning outcomes” here so that you know in general what our expectations are. Each of the learning outcomes below indicates which courses in the curriculum are particularly appropriate for that objective.

As part of our annual effort to assess how well our majors are doing in meeting these expectations, we will evaluate at least one written assignment in each of our core courses using these criteria. We will also send a questionnaire to graduating senior majors to ask them how well they believe the program helped them to meet the same objectives.

An ability to understand and implement sustainability as an engaged citizen.

Basic knowledge of environmental science and selected other areas of natural science (ENV SCI-102 and both lower- and upper-level environmental science, biology, geography, and geology courses).

Knowledge of the concepts, principles, and theories of environmental policy, law, and planning (PU EN AF-202, 408, 301, 322, 350, and 378).

An ability to engage in ethical decision making and critical thinking in environmental policy and planning (all courses).

An ability to communicate clearly and effectively about environmental policy and planning (all courses).

An ability to use technical skills in environmental policy and planning (PU EN AF-301, 378, 322, and other upper-level courses).

An ability to qualify for graduate work in schools of environmental studies, public policy, public affairs, planning, or related fields, or to qualify for entry level professional employment in environmental policy and planning (all courses).


The website URL where information about the institution’s sustainability learning outcomes is available:
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This is for a one year period: FY12-13.

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.