Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.66
Liaison Grace Afflerbach
Submission Date March 8, 2024

STARS v2.2

Purchase College - State University of New York
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.55 / 14.00 Grace Afflerbach
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities
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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 1,356 151
Number of sustainability-focused courses offered 33 0
Number of sustainability-inclusive courses offered 17 0

Percentage of courses that are sustainability course offerings:
3.32

Total number of academic departments that offer courses:
48

Number of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
16

Percentage of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
33.33

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?:
Three

A brief description of the methodology used to complete the course inventory :
All course descriptions were read. For those that were not obviously focused, inclusive, or neither, the course syllabus was read to inform that course's inclusion or exclusion.

How were courses with multiple offerings or sections counted for the figures reported above?:
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:
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Website URL where information about the sustainability course offerings is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Note the period of time in which these courses came from: Fall 2021-SPring 2024. Arts courses including composition classes and performance classes and activity-based physical education classes were excluded. All courses listed in the course inventory are undergraduate.

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