|Submission Date||Feb. 17, 2012|
University of the District of Columbia
ER-5: Sustainability Course Identification
Director of Planning and Sustainability
Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Has the institution developed a definition of sustainability in the curriculum?:
A copy of the institution's definition of sustainability in the curriculum?:
A committee comprised of members of the University Sustainability Task Force approved the definition of sustainability in the curriculum provided in the STARS Technical Manual, as written below.
Sustainability-focused courses concentrate on the concept of sustainability, including its social, economic, and environmental dimensions, or examine an issue or topic using sustainability as a lens.
Sustainability-related courses incorporate sustainability as a distinct course component or module or concentrate on a single sustainability principle or issue.
Has the institution identified its sustainability-focused and sustainability-related course offerings?:
A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the inventory:
Using the definition of sustainability in the curriculum, UDC Sustainability Initiative staff and members of the University Sustainability Task Force reviewed the UDC Course Guide and surveyed UDC schools and colleges to develop the list of sustainability-focused and -related course offerings.
Does the institution make its sustainability course inventory publicly available online?:
The website URL where the sustainability course inventory is posted:
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