Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 71.58
Liaison Steve Mital
Submission Date May 18, 2017
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STARS v2.0

University of Oregon
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 13.07 / 14.00 Kim Carson
Administrative Program Assist
Office of Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Figures required to calculate the percentage of courses with sustainability content::
Undergraduate Graduate
Total number of courses offered by the institution 5,206 3,516
Number of sustainability courses offered 721 270
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 513 263

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
57

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
75

Number of years covered by the data:
Two

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):

In same file as above.


The website URL where the inventory of course offerings with sustainability content is publicly available:
A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the course inventory:

Obtained list of regular and special topics courses from last two years from Registrar. Trained students in Student Sustainability Center and Environmental Studies Program to sort following the three topics outlined in the Earth Charter by "Ecological Integrity," "Social and Economic Justice," and "Democracy Nonviolence, and Peace." Final review completed by Office of Sustainability staff.


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):

Only counted once.


Which of the following course types were included in the inventory?:
Yes or No
Internships No
Practicums No
Independent study No
Special topics Yes
Thesis/dissertation No
Clinical No
Physical education Yes
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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