Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Dorothea Von Herder
Submission Date Aug. 18, 2011
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Wellesley College
ER-5: Sustainability Course Identification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Patrick Willoughby
Sustainability Director
Facilities
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Has the institution developed a definition of sustainability in the curriculum?:
Yes

A copy of the institution's definition of sustainability in the curriculum?:

Sustainability in the curriculum focuses on the interactions of natural systems and social systems as they relate to the environment. These courses can be applied or conceptual. They are likely to address one or more of the following:

-limits and dynamics of earth systems

-inter- and intra-generational environmental and social vulnerabilities

-social, cultural, and historical contexts that shape how we think about environmental problems and solutions


Has the institution identified its sustainability-focused and sustainability-related course offerings?:
Yes

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

The course catalogue was reviewed by staff from the Environmental Studies Program and the Office of Sustainability. Several professors were contacted for confirmation that topics of sustainability played a focal part in their course.


Does the institution make its sustainability course inventory publicly available online?:
Yes

The website URL where the sustainability course inventory is posted:

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