Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 36.50
Liaison Katy Everett
Submission Date Oct. 26, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Eureka College
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.90 / 14.00 Katy Everett
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Science and Mathematics
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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 338 0
Number of sustainability courses offered 13 0
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 10 0

Percentage of courses that are sustainability course offerings:
6.80

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
21

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
10

Percentage of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
47.62

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?:
Three

A brief description of the methodology used to determine the total number of courses offered and to identify sustainability course offerings, including the definitions used and the process for reviewing and/or validating the course inventory :

To find the total number of courses offered, our Registrar ran a report of all courses offered for the last 3 years, and then removed internships, independent studies, practica, field experiences, athletic teams, and any other courses that are not offered as part of the regular curriculum.


How were courses with multiple offerings or sections counted for the figures reported above?:
Other (please describe below)

A brief description of how courses with multiple offerings or sections were counted (if different from the options outlined above):

Each course was counted as a single course, however the only courses with multiple sections were ECC101 and ECC490, which are our Justice and Civic Responsibility first-year seminar (ECC101) and Ethical Reasoning (ECC490) senior seminar. The course sections included for those are different professors and different focus areas and are offered annually as the college has between 4 and 10 of these courses on various topics offered for students to choose from each year.


Are the following course types included in the inventory? :
Yes (included) or No (not included)
Internships No
Practicums No
Independent study No
Special topics Yes
Thesis / dissertation No
Clinical No
Physical education No
Performance arts Yes

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Some courses are offered every other year or were newly approved in the 2018-2019 academic year therefore were not included in the attached catalog.

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