Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.66
Liaison Christina Erickson
Submission Date Aug. 15, 2022

STARS v2.2

Champlain College
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 9.64 / 14.00 Monique Taylor
Academic Affairs
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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 1,130 143
Number of sustainability-focused courses offered 114 31
Number of sustainability-inclusive courses offered 76 14

Percentage of courses that are sustainability course offerings:

Total number of academic departments that offer courses:

Number of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:

Percentage of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:

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?:

A brief description of the methodology used to complete the course inventory :

Review of course descriptions in Academic Catalog + a survey to all faculty in Fall 2014; followed up with review of new courses added to Catalog since 2014, applying the Sustainable Development Goals as a framework for categorization. Generally, for "focused" classes, 50% or more of the course content is sustainability/SDG focused; for "included" classes, 50% or less of the course content includes sustainability/SDG.

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:

Website URL where information about the sustainability course offerings is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

There are 6 total academic divisions at Champlain College (Core, Education & Human Services, Information Technology & Sciences, Communications & Creative Media, Stiller School of Business, Champlain College Online (includes UG and GR)

Within those 6 divisions there are 59 total programs/majors offered.
20 of those programs/majors require students to take a course that falls within the sustainability course inventory - however, ALL on-campus undergraduate students are required to take Core courses, including Core 101: Navigating Higher Education, which is classified as a "course offered that includes sustainability". 18 Departments are then used for "Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level)" to include the Core classes + Major required courses.

Total number of classes came from "Active Course List Spring 2022" prepared by the Registrar's office.

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