Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Jennifer Foley
Submission Date March 2, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Boston College
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Bruce Dixon
Sustainability and Energy Specialist
Facilities
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
52

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
6

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:
11.54

A copy of the list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
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A list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

Corporate Sustainability, Eating and the Environment, Building Green Buildings, Energy in the 21st Century, Water Resources, Wetlands Science and Policy, Environmental Economics, Natural Disasters, Marine Resources, Evolution of Life and Historical Geology, Applied Hydrogeology, Urban Ecology: Environmental History of Boston


Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program(s), including the year the program was created:

Sustainability is the persistence of a system through time. This course examines the essence of sustainability theory and application, agricultural and food production principles and practices, how production impacts local, regional, and global health status, economics, and environments, and how sustainable practices benefit poor and wealthy nations. Dynamic and innovative scientific advances and the rediscovery of traditional farming and energy practices are transforming the ways in which we meet basic human needs as well as how we preserve and renew the planet's life support systems. Other topics include climate and global environments, trends in organic and local food sources, the debate over food crops versus fuel crops and access to safe water. Examines selected strategies and initiatives that promote a sustainable global community. The program originated in 2017.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Information for Part 2 was taken from the Woods College of Advancing Studies website.

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