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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.07
Liaison Kathy Johnson
Submission Date April 21, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Black Hills State University
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.37 / 5.00 Katie Greer
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Services
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
728

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
9

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:
1.24

A copy of the list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
A list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
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Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program(s), including the year the program was created:

BHSU offers a certificate in Social Resiliency
To obtain the certificate, student must pass the following courses:
SOC 100 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 semester hours
SOC 151 - Social Issues in Sustainability - 3 semester hours
SOC 462 - Population Studies - 3 semester hours
SOC 440 - Urban Sociology - 3 semester hours or SOC 463 - Environmental Sociology - 3 semester hours


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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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.