Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.05
Liaison Beverley Ayeni
Submission Date Dec. 11, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Toronto Mississauga
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 13.96 / 14.00 Anita Srinivasan
Director, Academic Planning, Policy & Research
Office of the Dean
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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 2,434 123
Number of sustainability-focused courses offered 80 16
Number of sustainability-inclusive courses offered 471 22

Percentage of courses that are sustainability course offerings:

Total number of academic departments that offer courses:

Number of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:

Percentage of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:

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?:

A brief description of the methodology used to complete the course inventory :

Using the SDGs as a guide, an inventory of every program was performed. Each course description was analyzed to determine whether the course was focused, or inclusive from the lens of the SDGs. Specific reasoning is also included in the excel documents provided.

How were courses with multiple offerings or sections counted for the figures reported above?:
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:


Website URL where information about the sustainability course offerings is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Please note we have excluded individually-directed and special topic courses as we followed the following guideline in the STARS handbook:

"The following course types may be excluded at the institution’s discretion, as long as they are excluded from both the count of sustainability course offerings and the count of total courses:
- Individually-directed courses (e.g., thesis, independent study, practicum)
- Special topics courses (e.g., courses that address emerging issues or specialized content and that are not offered on an ongoing basis)
Any exclusions must be documented in the public “Data source(s) and notes about the submission” field."

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.