Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 77.90
Liaison Katie Maynard
Submission Date March 4, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of California, Santa Barbara
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.62 / 5.00 Jewel Persad
Sustainability Manager
Administration
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Total number of continuing education courses offered:
5,540

Number of continuing education courses that are sustainability course offerings:
299

Percentage of continuing education courses that are sustainability course offerings:
5.40

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its continuing education sustainability course offerings and descriptions:
Institution’s inventory of its continuing education sustainability course offerings and descriptions:
Our campus has a program called Open University which allows community members to take classes offered at the University without formally being admitted to campus. Therefore all courses at the institution have been included in the denominator. https://professional.ucsb.edu/open-university

Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
Three

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-focused certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program(s):
Environmental & Climate Advocacy, Leadership & Activism Certificate program The certificate program "enables the next generation of leaders, advocates, and scholar-activists in environmental and climate justice by providing them with essential learning and skills that will make them more attractive to employers looking for environmental leaders." https://professional.ucsb.edu/certificate-environmental-climate-advocacy

Website URL where information about the institution’s continuing education courses and programs in sustainability is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
We have decided not to count the cert program in part 1 of this credit because it is a new certificate program launched in 2020/21. For part two, we have included it because it is an new certificate program, that is on going. Here are two of the classes included in the program: SOC X400 – Introduction to Environmental Advocacy, Sustainable Leadership, and Climate Justice Activism SOC X401 – Capstone Seminar in Environmental Advocacy, Sustainable Leadership, and Climate Justice Activism

We have decided not to count the cert program in part 1 of this credit because it is a new certificate program launched in 2020/21. For part two, we have
included it because it is an new certificate program, that is on going. Here are two of the classes included in the program:

SOC X400 – Introduction to Environmental Advocacy, Sustainable Leadership, and Climate Justice Activism

SOC X401 – Capstone Seminar in Environmental Advocacy, Sustainable Leadership, and Climate Justice Activism

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