Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Rebecca Quesnell
Submission Date Dec. 18, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Roosevelt University
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Michael Bryson
Professor & Director of Sustainability Studes
College of Arts & Sciences
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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 1590 642
Number of sustainability courses offered 57
+ Date Revised: Jan. 21, 2016
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Number of courses offered that include sustainability 73 5

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
15

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
50

Number of years covered by the data:
Two

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:

Inventory includes undergraduate and graduate courses listed in the official course schedule for the following semesters over two academic years: Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, and Spring 2015. Exclusions of course types are noted below.


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 No
Independent study No
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

Courses offered through the Sustainability Studies undergraduate program have the SUST course prefix and thus as designated as sustainability courses in the RU catalog and course schedule.

However, courses from other departments (such as Biology or Political Science) that have a primary emphasis on sustainability are not so designated in the schedule or catalog.

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