Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Tanya Jagdish
Submission Date March 5, 2021
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STARS v2.1

Albion College
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Douglas White
Assoc Director, Center for Sustainability and the Environment
Biology
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Figures required to calculate the percentage of courses offered by the institution that are sustainability course offerings:
Undergraduate Graduate
Total number of courses offered by the institution 329 0
Number of sustainability courses offered 17 0
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 19 0

Percentage of courses that are sustainability course offerings:
10.94

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
24

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
24

Percentage of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
100

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its sustainability course offerings and descriptions:
Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

A brief description of the methodology used to determine the total number of courses offered and to identify sustainability course offerings, including the definitions used and the process for reviewing and/or validating the course inventory :

Counted by catalog listing - courses in the ENVN department and courses approved to fill the Environmental graduation category requirement.


How were courses with multiple offerings or sections counted for the figures reported above?:
Each course was counted as a single course regardless of the number of offerings or sections

A brief description of how courses with multiple offerings or sections were counted (if different from the options outlined above):
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Are the following course types included in the inventory? :
Yes (included) or No (not included)
Internships No
Practicums No
Independent study No
Special topics No
Thesis / dissertation No
Clinical No
Physical education No
Performance arts No

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Sustainability courses are listed under the ENVN subject - they are part of the Sustainability Studies/Environmental Studies/Environmental Science program administered by Albion's Center for Sustainability and the Environment. Other courses listed have been approved to fill the Environmental category graduation requirement.

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