Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 55.77
Liaison Susan Kaspari
Submission Date July 16, 2022

STARS v2.2

Central Washington University
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.23 / 5.00 Kathleen Klaniecki
Sustainability Coordinator
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Total number of continuing education courses offered:

Number of continuing education courses that are sustainability course offerings:

Percentage of continuing education courses that are sustainability course offerings:

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its continuing education sustainability course offerings and descriptions:
Institution’s inventory of its continuing education sustainability course offerings and descriptions:

CWU offers one sustainability-focused continuing education course: UNIV 304 International Sustainable Development and Tourism.

Introduction to the principles by integrating academic instruction with experiential learning through volunteer excursions. Explore the principles; critically examine the contextual impacts; and utilize opportunities for personal and academic growth through cultural immersion and service. May be repeated up to 20 credits. Permission of department. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer).

Prerequisite: acceptance into destination-based partner program, GIVE (Growth International Volunteer Excursions).

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Understand the basic terms, concepts and analytical frameworks of sustainability and sustainable development;
- Critically examine the policies and practices of sustainable development using analytical frameworks that explore its cultural, political, environmental, and economic dimensions;
- Analyze and evaluate the challenges and opportunities associated with sustainable development and sustainable development projects in the student’s host community;
- Discuss how their personal experiences associated with international travel and their volunteer work will affect their personal lives and future careers.

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

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

A brief description of the certificate program(s):

Website URL where information about the institution’s continuing education courses and programs in sustainability is available:
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Submission includes data from AY 19-20, AY 20-21 and AY 21-22.

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