Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.35
Liaison Stephanie Del Rosario
Submission Date Sept. 10, 2012
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California State University, Fullerton
ER-5: Sustainability Course Identification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00 Scott Hewitt
Interim University Librarian/ Faculty
University LIbrary/ Chemistry & Biochemistry
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Has the institution developed a definition of sustainability in the curriculum?:

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

Sustainability education generally focuses on the following: creating a healthy economy, healthy society, and healthy environment that meets our needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own need; systems-thinking, which is a more holistic way of looking at complex issues and the interconnectedness of our world (rather than looking at a portion of the issue); exploring connections between different fields; using sustainability as a lens to examine a topic.

Has the institution identified its sustainability-focused and sustainability-related course offerings?:

A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the inventory:

Methodology: A keyword search was developed by one (1) faculty member and two (2) students. The Institution's Course Catalog was reviewed and appolicable Sustainability-Focused/ -Related courses were identified, either from the course's title or brief description. Along with this review, a faculty survey had been previously conducted to identify Sustainability-Focused/ -Related courses.

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

The website URL where the sustainability course inventory is posted:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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