Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Tavey Capps
Submission Date Feb. 25, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Duke University
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Tavey Capps
Environmental Sustainability Director
Office of the Executive Vice President
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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 2313 2259
Number of sustainability courses offered 93 106
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 120 88

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
42

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
62

Number of years covered by the data:
One

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):

See attached spreadsheet for an inventory of courses with sustainability content as well as supporting documentation for academic department data.


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:

Review of courses and course descriptions within the online course catalog that meet our definition of sustainability content. Courses are identified as either sustainability-related (some attention to sustainability) or sustainability-focused (primary attention to sustainability).


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

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