Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.92
Liaison Gretchen Vanicor
Submission Date June 22, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Louisiana at Lafayette
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 14.00 / 14.00 Gretchen Vanicor
Director
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 594 277
Number of sustainability-focused courses offered 58 16
Number of sustainability-inclusive courses offered 204 52

Percentage of courses that are sustainability course offerings:
37.89

Total number of academic departments that offer courses:
48

Number of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
45

Percentage of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
93.75

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 course inventory was completed by an Office of Sustainability graduate student who read through each description of courses listed in the University course catologues. The student is well versed in sustainability and designated each applicable course as either a "sustainability course" or a "course that includes sustainability". Each class was also evaluated for what Sustainable Development Goal it addresses. Once the initial inventory was complete, each section was sent to the respective college's dean and faculty members to review. At this level, courses were approved to be included in the inventory by the dean or faculty member. This approval indicates that the teaching of the course does accurately represent and teach sustainability or an SDG-related topic. The total number of courses offered was provided by the Office of Institutional Research.


How were courses with multiple offerings or sections counted for the figures reported above?:
Other (please describe below)

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

Each course was counted as a single course regardless of the number of offerings or sections EXCEPT for University 100 where each of those classes offered are counted individually.


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