Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.35
Liaison Amy Seeboth-Wilson
Submission Date March 2, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Wisconsin-Platteville
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.17 / 14.00 Amy Seeboth-Wilson
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Management
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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 1033 180
Number of sustainability courses offered 18 0
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 19 0

Percentage of courses that are sustainability course offerings:
3.05

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
41

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
12

Percentage of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
29.27

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?:
One

A brief description of the methodology used to determine the total number of courses offered and to identify sustainability course offerings, including the definitions used and the process for reviewing and/or validating the course inventory :

An ad hoc committee with membership from all three colleges developed a rigorous evaluation model and then requested faculty from across campus submit their courses for consideration in the listing. Once submitted the ad hoc committee reviewed submissions to verify that they met the outlined criteria. More information: https://www.uwplatt.edu/sustainability/sustainability-academics-0


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 (if different from the options outlined above):

Our ad hoc committee verified that courses with multiple sections were taught with the same learning outcomes.


Are the following course types included in the inventory? :
Yes (included) or No (not included)
Internships No
Practicums No
Independent study Yes
Special topics Yes
Thesis / dissertation No
Clinical No
Physical education Yes
Performance arts Yes

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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List of all courses offered 2016-17 is from Institutional Research.

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