Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.63
Liaison Dennis Carlberg
Submission Date Dec. 14, 2011
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STARS v1.1

Boston University
ER-5: Sustainability Course Identification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00 Meredith Withelder
Sustainability Intern
sustainability@BU
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Has the institution developed a definition of sustainability in the curriculum?:
No

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

The university course inventory was developed by Institutional Research and includes all for-credit courses offered from the beginning of the Fall 2009 semester until the end of the Summer 2011 session. From this full course inventory, two sustainability@BU interns developed the sustainability focused and related course inventory for all courses offered during the same time period. The inventory excludes study abroad courses.


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

The website URL where the sustainability course inventory is posted:

To meet the STARS criteria for a definition of sustainability in the curriculum, a task force is being formed with faculty representing four colleges, CEESI and sustainability@BU.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.