Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.00
Liaison Kathy Johnson
Submission Date April 21, 2020

STARS v2.2

Black Hills State University
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 10.19 / 14.00 Sandra Marker
PhD, Coordinator, Master of Science in Sustainability Program
School of Behavioral Sciences
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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 623 93
Number of sustainability-focused courses offered 0 11
Number of sustainability-inclusive courses offered 59 5

Percentage of courses that are sustainability course offerings:
10.47

Total number of academic departments that offer courses:
6

Number of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
6

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?:
Two

A brief description of the methodology used to complete the course inventory :

Information was gathered from department chairs, deans, and faculty, as well as through analysis of several annual reports and program evaluations.


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:
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Website URL where information about the sustainability course offerings is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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