Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.06
Liaison Meredith Moore
Submission Date March 17, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.34 / 14.00 Stephanie Lage
Assistant Director
Ctr for Sustainable Environment
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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 6,950 2,937
Number of sustainability courses offered 74 21
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 302 74

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
69

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
189

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):
The website URL where the inventory of course offerings with sustainability content is publicly available:
http://sustainability.illinois.edu/education/resources/student-resources-courses/
+ Date Revised: April 14, 2015

A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the course inventory:

A task force was charged by the Chancellor to develop the inventory of courses. They are separated into categories for graduate and undergraduate students, as well as courses that meet a general education requirement.


How did the institution count courses with multiple offerings or sections in the inventory?:
Each course was counted as a single course regardless of the number of offerings or sections

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 Yes
Independent study No
Special topics Yes
Thesis/dissertation No
Clinical No
Physical education No
Performance arts Yes

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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