Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Suzanne Hansen
Submission Date July 18, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Macalester College
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Suzanne Savanick Hansen
Sustainability Manager
Macalester Sustainbility Office
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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 1051 0
Number of sustainability courses offered 26
+ Date Revised: July 23, 2014
0
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 58
+ Date Revised: July 23, 2014
0

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):
31

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:

The Sustainability Office limited the inventory to the courses of the previous academic year, and did a precursory identification of sustainability courses based on the official course description. After compiling the original list, the department chairs reviewed the list and asked to make any adjustments to course identification.


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

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

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

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