Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.23
Liaison Michael Chapman
Submission Date Dec. 8, 2016
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Nova Scotia Community College
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 14.00 / 14.00 Don Jardine
Academic Chair
Environmental Sustainability & Development School of Trades & Technology
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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 2,518 0
Number of sustainability courses offered 75 0
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 429 0

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
5

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
5

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):

Sustainability Course Inventory 2015.pdf


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:

Steering Committee members worked with Curriculum Consultants, program Lead Academic Chairs and Faculty Working Groups to review curriculum and self identify sustainability courses. Database searches were conducted through Academic Quality Assurance and Program Development staff.


How did the institution count courses with multiple offerings or sections in the inventory?:
Not applicable; no courses with multiple offerings or sections were included

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 No
Special topics ---
Thesis/dissertation No
Clinical Yes
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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