|Submission Date||March 1, 2019|
University of California, Merced
AC-1: Academic Courses
|14.00 / 14.00||
Management of Complex Systems (MCS)
Figures required to calculate the percentage of courses offered by the institution that are sustainability course offerings:
|Total number of courses offered by the institution||540||125|
|Number of sustainability courses offered||41||14|
|Number of courses offered that include sustainability||82||14|
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 :
Descriptions of all courses in the course catalog published by UCM's Registrar were reviewed according to the Standards and Terms outlined in the AASHE technical manual. The course offerings include summer.
How were courses with multiple offerings or sections counted for the figures reported above?:
A brief description of how courses with multiple offerings or sections were counted (if different from the options outlined above):
Are the following course types included in the inventory? :
|Yes (included) or No (not included)|
|Thesis / dissertation||No|
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
The number of course offerings was substantially different from what was previous submitted under 2.0 version. The 2.0 submission included some labs and discussions which are not official "courses" at the university.
The number of academic departments is reflective of the number of major programs offered. The university is working to finalize development of departments.
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.