Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 62.98
Liaison Briar Schoon
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Portland Community College
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.06 / 14.00 Stephania Fregosi
Sustainability Analyst
Facilities Management Services
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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 3,600 0
Number of sustainability-focused courses offered 131 0
Number of sustainability-inclusive courses offered 230 0

Percentage of courses that are sustainability course offerings:
10.03

Total number of academic departments that offer courses:
114

Number of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
35

Percentage of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
30.70

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 :

PCC has identified its sustainability-focused and related course offerings, and it shares the list of sustainability-related courses each semester via its Student Sustainability Hub.

Courses are Sustainability Courses if the CCOG includes existing outcomes that are related to the State of Oregon’s Five Essential Aspects of Green or if the CCOG is altered to include the SPARC Sustainability Focused Outcomes. For Sustainability Focus Courses. Some Courses will be grandfathered in if the existing outcomes already contain concepts of sustainability using the SPARC Model for Grandfathering Sustainability Focused Course. Courses were added that meet AASHE Stars criteria, but may not be part of the SPARC program.


How were courses with multiple offerings or sections counted for the figures reported above?:
Each offering or section of a course was counted as an individual course

A brief description of how courses with multiple offerings or sections were counted:
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Website URL where information about the sustainability course offerings is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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