Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.13
Liaison Traci Knabenshue
Submission Date March 3, 2021

STARS v2.2

West Virginia University
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.53 / 14.00 Traci Knabenshue
Sustainability Direcor
Auxiliary and Business Services
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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 4,264 3,182
Number of sustainability-focused courses offered 43 21
Number of sustainability-inclusive courses offered 33 8

Percentage of courses that are sustainability course offerings:
1.41

Total number of academic departments that offer courses:
81

Number of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
36

Percentage of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
44.44

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?:
Three

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

Sustainability keywords were used to search the entire course inventory. From there, sustainability course descriptions were reviewed to further narrow down classes into sustainability focused and inclusive groupings.


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:

The keyword search used to create the sustainability course inventory listed the title of the course only once even if it was offered multiple times. No course was counted twice.


Website URL where information about the sustainability course offerings is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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