Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 46.72
Liaison Kathy Johnson
Submission Date April 22, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Black Hills State University
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 10.31 / 14.00 Dan Asunskis
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Chemistry
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Figures required to calculate the percentage of courses with sustainability content::
Undergraduate Graduate
Total number of courses offered by the institution 715 83
Number of sustainability courses offered 0 6
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 78 2

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
6

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
6

Number of years covered by the data:
One

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its course offerings with sustainability content (and course descriptions):
BHSU_Sustainability_Content_Courses.pdf
+ Date Revised: June 25, 2014

An inventory of the institution's course offerings with sustainability content (and course descriptions):
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The website URL where the inventory of course offerings with sustainability content is publicly available:
A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the course inventory:

Information was gathered from department Chairs and Deans, as well as through analysis of several annual reports and program evaluations.


How did the institution count courses with multiple offerings or sections in the inventory?:
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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Which of the following course types were included in the inventory?:
Yes or No
Internships Yes
Practicums Yes
Independent study Yes
Special topics Yes
Thesis/dissertation Yes
Clinical No
Physical education Yes
Performance arts Yes

Does the institution designate sustainability courses in its catalog of course offerings?:
No

Does the institution designate sustainability courses on student transcripts?:
No

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