Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.94
Liaison Elaine Goetz
Submission Date Aug. 11, 2021

STARS v2.2

Ohio University
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.97 / 14.00 Elaine Goetz
Director of Energy Management & Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Figures required to calculate the percentage of courses offered by the institution that are sustainability course offerings:
Undergraduate Graduate
Total number of courses offered by the institution 3,033 1,982
Number of sustainability-focused courses offered 27 13
Number of sustainability-inclusive courses offered 53 3

Percentage of courses that are sustainability course offerings:
1.91

Total number of academic departments that offer courses:
46

Number of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
29

Percentage of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
63.04

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its sustainability course offerings and descriptions:
Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

A brief description of the methodology used to complete the course inventory :

Initially, a survey was sent to all faculty participating in the Common Experience Project on Sustainability (CEP-S). That survey provided an baseline for sustainability courses offered at Ohio University. Each year, an Office of Sustainability student employee searches through the Ohio University course offerings database cross checking with identified courses. FY20 was used for this STARS submittal.


How were courses with multiple offerings or sections counted for the figures reported above?:
Other (please describe below)

A brief description of how courses with multiple offerings or sections were counted:

Each course was counted as a single course regardless of the number of offerings or sections. Some courses were offered on both the undergraduate and graduate level and were counted as two separate courses.


Website URL where information about the sustainability course offerings is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Total number of courses offered by the institution in 2019, both undergraduate and graduate, provided by Serena McCullum.

Entered by Sydney Hutchinson on 3/23/2020.

Updated by Xander Stultz 7/16/2021.

Updated again by Elaine Goetz on 8/3/21 based on feedback from internal review; and numbers corrected on 10/29/21.

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