Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.54
Liaison Kevin Miller
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

Goshen College
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 9.13 / 14.00 Anna McVay
Hickory Scholar
Hickory Scholar
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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 392 0
Number of sustainability-focused courses offered 32 0
Number of sustainability-inclusive courses offered 15 0

Percentage of courses that are sustainability course offerings:

Total number of academic departments that offer courses:

Number of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:

Percentage of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:

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?:

A brief description of the methodology used to complete the course inventory :

Courses were compared to the following criteria: a course is either sustainability focused or related when it has themes relating to sustainability, be it of the earth, the environment, social systems, etc. Courses with interdisciplinary themes and connections that consider human-human interactions as they pertain to natural and social systems or human-environment interactions are also included, as well as courses that discuss management of resources and policies as they pertain to the environment.

How were courses with multiple offerings or sections counted for the figures reported above?:
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:

Website URL where information about the sustainability course offerings is available:
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Count of courses offered was taken from data using the 2018-2019 academic year.

Classes that were purely performance centered (aka. performance arts classes) such as music ensembles and music lessons were not included in the survey.

Intercollegiate sports classes were not counted in this survey.

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