Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 64.43
Liaison Jessica Davis
Submission Date Nov. 4, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.61 / 14.00 Deborah Ferguson
Assistant 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 3042 1049
Number of sustainability courses offered 45 23
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 187 99

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
21

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
122

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):

Course Inventory can be viewed at: https://iu.box.com/s/gn9wuo5m1izo4qv9xtdgnd8wbdc3pfk4

Source: Course Bulletin for IUPUI & IUPUC also includes courses identifed with Sustainability Attribute which is searchable in the IU course Registrar site: http://registrar.iupui.edu/schedule.html

Over 4000 courses offered. Courses were filtered for Sustainability related Key Words. Sustainability Course Attribute courses identified as Sustainability courses and remainder identified as including Sustainability.


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:

The Inventory was extracted from the Course Bulletin for courses offered in the Sum2014/Fall2014/Spring2015 for FY15. Over 4,000 courses offered. Identified courses were selected based on Course Bulletin Data search and extraction of Key words containing sustainability terms. Courses were filtered for Sustainability related Key Words. Sustainability Course Attribute courses identified as Sustainability courses and remainder identified as including Sustainability.

The list will be utilized going forward for additions to the Sustainability Course document attribute as managed through the Registrar's process through the following site:

http://registrar.iupui.edu/schedule.html Site for search of all courses. Search for courses with course attribute of "Sustainability"


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 Yes
Practicums Yes
Independent study Yes
Special topics Yes
Thesis/dissertation Yes
Clinical Yes
Physical education Yes
Performance arts Yes

Does the institution designate sustainability courses in its catalog of course offerings?:
Yes

Does the institution designate sustainability courses on student transcripts?:
Yes

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