Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.95
Liaison Trey McDonald
Submission Date March 11, 2014
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University of San Diego
ER-5: Sustainability Course Identification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Michel Boudrias
Associate Professor
Marine and Environmental Studies
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Has the institution developed a definition of sustainability in the curriculum?:
Yes

A copy of the institution's definition of sustainability in the curriculum?:

Sustainability in the Curriculum:
Recognize the centrality of environmental sustainability. 
Develop an awareness of the intertwined nature (intertwined relationships/ interrelationship) of personal actions, social justice, and economic development, and their long­term 
implications for the environment.

Meets Learning outcome #11: Environmental Awareness


Has the institution identified its sustainability-focused and sustainability-related course offerings?:
Yes

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

A committee comprised of faculty, staff and students reviewed course titles and descriptions to determine qualifying classes. In some instances syllabi were reviewed to determine if the course was focused on, or related to sustainability.


Does the institution make its sustainability course inventory publicly available online?:
Yes

The website URL where the sustainability course inventory is posted:

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