Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.21
Liaison Darcy Coughlan
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2021

STARS v2.2

Coastal Carolina University
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Darcy Coughlan
Associate Director
Sustain Coastal
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Does the institution have an ongoing program that offers incentives for academic staff in multiple disciplines or departments to develop new sustainability courses and/or incorporate sustainability into existing courses? :
Yes

A brief description of the incentive program(s):
In Fall 2019, the Sustainability Advisory Committee - an interdisciplinary committee of faculty and staff dedicated to developing sustainability curriculum and programs on campus - collaborated to develop the B.A./B.S. Sustainability and Coastal Resilience major. As part of this process, new Sustainability major courses were developed, including the following: SUST 301 - Environmental and Coastal Resilience (3 credits) SUST 302 - Sustainability and Community Resilience (3 credits) SUST 310 - Methods and Tools in Sustainability (3 credits) SUST 499 - Sustainability Capstone (3 credits) The major was approved in 2020 and became effective in Spring 2021. Faculty participating in the committee were recognized through their service to the institution, which is one of three primary criteria for promotion, tenure and evaluation at CCU.

A brief description of the incentives that academic staff who participate in the program(s) receive:
Faculty participating in the committee were recognized through their service to the institution, which is one of three primary criteria for promotion, tenure and evaluation at CCU.

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