Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.62
Liaison Michelle Perez
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of California, San Diego
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 10.18 / 14.00 Michelle Perez
Energy and Sustainability Manager
Utilities and Sustainability
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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 1,717 1,217
Number of sustainability-focused courses offered 126 44
Number of sustainability-inclusive courses offered 209 118

Percentage of courses that are sustainability course offerings:
16.94

Total number of academic departments that offer courses:
45

Number of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
23

Percentage of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
51.11

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?:
One

A brief description of the methodology used to complete the course inventory :

The 2020-2021 UC San Diego General Catalog of course offerings was compiled into a spreadsheet. Course offerings were filtered by an extensive list of sustainability-related terms and then counted.


How were courses with multiple offerings or sections counted for the figures reported above?:
Not applicable; no courses with multiple offerings or sections were included

A brief description of how courses with multiple offerings or sections were counted:

If a course was cross-listed with another department, it was only counted under one department. If an undergraduate and graduate version of a course is offered, its undergraduate course number counted towards the undergraduate course count, while the graduate version counted towards the graduate count.


Website URL where information about the sustainability course offerings is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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