Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.59
Liaison Victor Udo
Submission Date Sept. 23, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Bucknell University
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 9.60 / 14.00
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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 1452 164
Number of sustainability courses offered 121 10
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 69 23

Percentage of courses that are sustainability course offerings:
13.80

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
49

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
30

Percentage of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
61.22

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 :

A student intern for the Office of Campus Sustainability, working under the supervision of the AVP, reviewed every course listed in the 2018 course catalog and compared course descriptions to AASHE's definitions for sustainability courses. Where there was uncertainty, faculty in charge of the courses were questioned about course content directly.


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):

Courses offered in multiple semesters were counted as seperate courses.


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 Yes

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Bucknell offers many Environmental Engineering graduate courses, but have not had students pursuing this degree in the past year. Those courses are not included.

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