Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 35.03
Liaison Laurel Pikcunas
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2023

STARS v2.2

University of Hawaii Honolulu Community College
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.52 / 14.00 Michelle Nathan
Assistant Professor
Math and Natural Science
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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 882 0
Number of sustainability-focused courses offered 29 0
Number of sustainability-inclusive courses offered 27 0

Percentage of courses that are sustainability course offerings:

Total number of academic departments that offer courses:

Number of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:

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 complete the course inventory :
Part 1. Sustainability course offerings

Sustainability course offerings were identified from a list of courses approved for a Sustainability Designation by the Sustainability Designation Review Committee for a total of 56. These include 29 Sustainability Focused courses and 27 Sustainability Related courses. Total campus courses were identified from those offered in the past year for a total of 882.

Definition of Sustainability Related (SR) - Some portion of the course content addresses sustainability terminology, knowledge, issues, and concerns.

Definition of Sustainability Focused (SF) - A course that includes sustainability as a major theme of the course. A significant portion of course content is directly and explicitly related to addressing concepts of sustainability such as the social, economic, and environmental dimensions, or examining an issue or topic using sustainability as a lens.

This list can be found at:

Part 2. Sustainability course offerings by department

Academic departments were identified using the list provided in the table of contents in the 2021-2022 Honolulu Community College Catalog. Sustainability Designated courses are offered in 8 Academic Departments.

How were courses with multiple offerings or sections counted for the figures reported above?:
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:

Website URL where information about the sustainability course offerings is available:
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