Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.40
Liaison David Liebman
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Santa Rosa Junior College
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.95 / 14.00 Sara Jones
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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 5,325 0
Number of sustainability courses offered 18 0
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 138 0

Percentage of courses that are sustainability course offerings:

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

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

Percentage of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:

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?:

A brief description of the methodology used to determine the total number of courses offered and to identify sustainability course offerings, including the definitions used and the process for reviewing and/or validating the course inventory :

We went through the course catalog to find courses that seemed to cover sustainability while also putting out a survey to professors asking them if the course they teach includes sustainability. The survey also asked if they were interested in having their course include sustainability and we will be working with them in order to make that happen.

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 (if different from the options outlined above):

For the courses that we believe to be courses that include sustainability or are sustainability courses I counted how many of each courses was offered in Fall 2017 and Spring 2018.

Are the following course types included in the inventory? :
Yes (included) or No (not included)
Internships Yes
Practicums Yes
Independent study Yes
Special topics Yes
Thesis / dissertation Yes
Clinical Yes
Physical education Yes
Performance arts Yes

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

There were 2,618 sections offered in Fall 2017 throughout the District and 2,707 sections for Spring 2018. This includes internships, practicums, independent study, special topics, thesis/dissertation, clinical, physical education, performance arts (Director of Admissions & Records)

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