Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Aaron Durnbaugh
Submission Date Jan. 17, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Loyola University Chicago
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Aaron Durnbaugh
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Figures required to calculate the percentage of courses with sustainability content::
Undergraduate Graduate
Total number of courses offered by the institution 2010 1193
Number of sustainability courses offered 38 3
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 299 134

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
9

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
11

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):

Courses with Sustainability in the Curriculum that have been offered recently at LUC. NOTE: Courses coded as 1 are Sustainability Courses (Undergrad), 2 are Sustainability Courses (Graduate), 3 Include Sustainability Concepts (Undergrad), 4 Include Sustainability Concepts (Graduate).


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:

Professors are asked to provide learning outcomes and class objectives associated with the University's definition of sustainability.Loyola University Chicago recognizes classes that address sustainability competencies including systems thinking, applying context to larger issues, interdisciplinary problem solving, and capacity to analyze or synthesize new knowledge from existing data as well as environmental topics.


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
+ Date Revised: March 13, 2014

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
+ Date Revised: Feb. 10, 2014
Practicums ---
Independent study ---
Special topics Yes
+ Date Revised: Feb. 10, 2014
Thesis/dissertation ---
Clinical Yes
+ Date Revised: Feb. 10, 2014
Physical education Yes
+ Date Revised: Feb. 10, 2014
Performance arts Yes
+ Date Revised: Feb. 10, 2014

Does the institution designate sustainability courses in its catalog of course offerings?:
Yes
+ Date Revised: Feb. 10, 2014

Does the institution designate sustainability courses on student transcripts?:
Yes
+ Date Revised: Feb. 10, 2014

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