Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 60.17
Liaison Mark Klapatch-Mathias
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.93 / 14.00 Mary Wright
Asst. Professor
Teacher Education
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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 2,400 265
Number of sustainability courses offered 0
+ Date Revised: June 11, 2015
3
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 37
+ Date Revised: June 5, 2015
+ Date Revised: June 11, 2015
0

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
15
+ Date Revised: June 11, 2015

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
30
+ Date Revised: June 11, 2015

Number of years covered by the data:
Three
+ Date Revised: June 11, 2015

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):

Please see the uploaded Sustainability Learning Outcomes Project course inventory as well as the list of other course offerings with sustainability content below.
http://www.uwrf.edu/Sustainability/Curriculum/Curriculum.cfm


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:

A faculty survey was administered to the Deans and Chairs of all departments in 2008 to assess sustainability-focused and -related courses. The survey is included as an appendix in the Sustainable Campus Community Plan.


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 No
Independent study Yes
Special topics Yes
Thesis/dissertation No
Clinical No
Physical education Yes
Performance arts Yes

Does the institution designate sustainability courses in its catalog of course offerings?:
No

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

The total number of Undergraduate and Graduate courses offered by the institution listed above includes all lectures, seminars, labs, and discussions. These numbers reflect a higher number than the individual, unique course offerings, since many courses offer labs, lectures, discussions, etc. to encompass the single course.
*Conversely, the courses offering sustainability content where counted as one, regardless of the amount of offerings or sections.

Additional Responsible parties:
Mary Wright
Greta Gaard

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.