Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.87
Liaison Lindsay Batchelor
Submission Date Jan. 5, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

North Carolina State University
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.50 / 14.00 Tracy Dixon
Sustainability Director
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 3,137 3,712
Number of sustainability courses offered 100 30
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 140 56

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
49

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
71

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:

Students from the EcoVillage Living and Learning Community completed the course inventory as a capstone project. The Sustainability Director and EcoVillage director provided an Excel template with pre-populated STARS fields with controlled cells to manage the information. Students were trained on the STARS definitions and the template. Students searched the course catalog using over 160 keywords. Staff reviewed and edited the list for quality control.


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):

Each course was counted once, regardless of the number of sections offered.


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 No
Clinical No
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

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.