Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 52.57
Liaison Susan Kidd
Submission Date Feb. 15, 2012
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STARS v1.0

Agnes Scott College
ER-5: Sustainability Course Identification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Susan Kidd
Executive Director
Center for Sustainability
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Has the institution developed a definition of sustainability in the curriculum?:
Yes

A copy of the institution's definition of sustainability in the curriculum?:

Sustainability refers to a stable balance between rates of consumption and renewal of resources, and to the impact of human actions on the health and maintenance of the biosphere. Sustainability issues are central to many dimensions of human life and culture, especially in the interaction of biological and physical principles, social and political systems, economic decisions and ethical thought.


Has the institution identified its sustainability-focused and sustainability-related course offerings?:
Yes

A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the inventory:

Sustainability-focused courses incorporate as a major theme one or more of the dimensions of sustainability as a lens through which students will see the relevance of the subject matter to local, national and global sustainability issues.

Sustainability-related courses consider as at least one distinct course component or module the relationship between one or more of the dimensions of sustainability and the discipline.


Does the institution make its sustainability course inventory publicly available online?:
Yes

The website URL where the sustainability course inventory is posted:

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