Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.87
Liaison Ian Johnson
Submission Date July 29, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Colorado College
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.36 / 14.00 Ian Johnson
Sustainability Director
Office of 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 3,604 17
Number of sustainability courses offered 106 0
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 24 0

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
20

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
34

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):

An updated and re-formatted course inventory has been submitted with our latest STARS report, which can be accessed here: https://stars.aashe.org/institutions/colorado-college-co/report/2015-06-08/AC/curriculum/AC-1/

+ Date Revised: July 13, 2015

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:

An intern in the Office of Sustainability went through the course catalog to identify courses based on the STARS definitions and the course descriptions included on the website. All block courses from the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 years were included, excluding theses, independent study courses, adjuncts, and summer courses. Courses were counted by courses taught. As needed, professors and departments were emailed to clarify information about courses.


How did the institution count courses with multiple offerings or sections in the inventory?:
Each offering or section of a course was counted as an individual course

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

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

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

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.