Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Katie Lavin
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Sterling College (VT)
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Carol Dickson
Dean of Academics
Academic
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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 200 0
Number of sustainability courses offered 152
+ Date Revised: March 3, 2016
0
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 20 0

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
5

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
5

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):

This is included in the attached above. Also included in the course catalog below.


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:

Classes were arranged and collected and then, according to course descriptions, were graded as either sustainability focused courses or sustainability inclusive courses. These were then evaluated by the Dean of Academics for approval and additional edits.


How did the institution count courses with multiple offerings or sections in the inventory?:
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):
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Which of the following course types were included in the inventory?:
Yes or No
Internships Yes
Practicums No
Independent study Yes
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

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