Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Bert Jacobson
Submission Date Feb. 3, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Kankakee Community College
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Bert Jacobson
Dean, Environmental and Institutional Sustainability
Environmental and Institutional 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 600 0
Number of sustainability courses offered 0 0
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 55 0

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
4

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
14

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):
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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:

To complete the sustainability-related course inventory, the Dean for Environmental and Institutional Sustainability sends surveys to each of the five Division Associate Deans who, using a matrix of sustainability learning outcomes, solicits input from the Division faculty members about the content of their courses.


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

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

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

While the course catalogue does not yet designate sustainability courses, the catalogue includes the note that "A process is underway to identify KCC courses and programs
which incorporate sustainability concepts."

And, while student transcripts do not currently designate sustainability courses, there is a process underway to accomplish that. as well.

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