Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.27
Liaison Meghna Tare
Submission Date July 12, 2016
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STARS v2.0

University of Texas at Arlington
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 8.59 / 14.00 Meghna Tare
Director
Office of Sustainability
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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 81 101
Number of sustainability courses offered 8 0
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 57 4

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
16

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
180

Number of years covered by the data:
Three

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

Sustainability-focused and sustainability-related courses were identified by the Working Group on Research, Curriculum, and Community Engagement by asking departments to self-identify such courses and by reviewing course catalogs. This group periodically reviews the list of such courses.


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 ---
Independent study Yes
Special topics Yes
Thesis/dissertation Yes
Clinical ---
Physical education ---
Performance arts ---

Does the institution designate sustainability courses in its catalog of course offerings?:
Yes

Does the institution designate sustainability courses on student transcripts?:
No

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