Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.18
Liaison Ryan Todd
Submission Date May 9, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

California State University, Sacramento
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 13.06 / 14.00 Kristina Cullen
Sustainability Analyst
Facilities Management—Sustainability
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Figures required to calculate the percentage of courses with sustainability content::
Undergraduate Graduate
Total number of courses offered by the institution 2600 1400
Number of sustainability courses offered 100 40
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 399 167

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
39

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
42

Number of years covered by the data:
One

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its course offerings with sustainability content (and course descriptions):
An inventory of the institution's course offerings with sustainability content (and course descriptions):

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The website URL where the inventory of course offerings with sustainability content is publicly available:
A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the course inventory:

Responsible party methodically combed through the course catalog and contacted faculty to get the number of courses offered by the University and determine which of those were sustainability related or a sustainable course. Additionally, strong use of the technical manual's definition of "sustainability" was included in the consideration.


How did the institution count courses with multiple offerings or sections in the inventory?:
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):
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Which of the following course types were included in the inventory?:
Yes or No
Internships Yes
Practicums No
Independent study Yes
Special topics Yes
Thesis/dissertation Yes
Clinical No
Physical education No
Performance arts Yes

Does the institution designate sustainability courses in its catalog of course offerings?:
Yes

Does the institution designate sustainability courses on student transcripts?:
No

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