Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.78
Liaison Elissa Brown
Submission Date Feb. 7, 2020

STARS v2.2

Whitman College
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 12.17 / 14.00 Elissa Brown
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability, Physical Plant 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 1,125 0
Number of sustainability-focused courses offered 71 0
Number of sustainability-inclusive courses offered 165 0

Percentage of courses that are sustainability course offerings:
20.98

Total number of academic departments that offer courses:
40

Number of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
25

Percentage of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
62.50

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?:
Two

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

Working from the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 course catalogs and a report of course offerings provided by the Office of Institutional Research, course descriptions were evaluated on whether they met the criteria for being sustainability-focused, sustainability-inclusive, does not qualify, or excluded.


How were courses with multiple offerings or sections counted for the figures reported above?:
Each offering or section of a course was counted as an individual course

A brief description of how courses with multiple offerings or sections were counted:
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Website URL where information about the sustainability course offerings is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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