Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Susan Powers
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Clarkson University
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Susan Powers
Assoc. Dir. 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 519 231
Number of sustainability courses offered 67 26
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 39 15

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
14

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
20

Number of years covered by the data:
Two

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):

the inventory is too long to include here


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:

A committee of faculty from all schools was tasked to develop the definitions and nominate courses from their areas. The instructors of the classes were then contacted to discuss the depth of sustainability materials in their classes to identify if it met the criteria for either related or focused classes.


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 No
Practicums No
Independent study Yes
Special topics Yes
Thesis/dissertation No
Clinical No
Physical education No
Performance arts No

Does the institution designate sustainability courses in its catalog of course offerings?:
No

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


Although Clarkson has 20 academic departments, this credit only includes the 16 departments that offer courses.

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