Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 49.22
Liaison Rich Walker
Submission Date April 22, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.98 / 14.00 Kevin Adkins
Sustainability Officer
Vice Chancellor for Administration
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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 1549 350
Number of sustainability courses offered 8 2
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 113 6

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
23

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
36

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):
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:

All faculty were contacted via listserve and/or email and given the definitions and asked to self report. A list was assembled of all classes offered in the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. A committee reviewed this list and complied a list of classes meeting the criteria. When in question the departments and/or faculty members teaching the course were contacted and the critieria was discussed.


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 Yes
Independent study Yes
Special topics Yes
Thesis/dissertation No
Clinical Yes
Physical education Yes
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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