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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 58.51
Liaison Geory Kurtzhals
Submission Date Nov. 23, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
EN-11: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.60 / 5.00 Karen Stallman
Continuing Education and Outreach Director
Continuing Education and Outreach
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
13

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
244

A copy of the list and brief descriptions of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
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A list and brief descriptions of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

We offer online sustainability courses in partnership with 3rd party vendors.
-Ed2Go
-Biofuel Production Operations
-Certified Green Supply Chain Professional
-Certified Indoor Air Quality Manager
-Certified Indoor Environmentalist Prep
-Natural Gas Plant Operations
-Principles of Green Buildings
-Senior Certified Sustainability Professional
-Solar Power Professional
-Wind Energy Professional
-JER Online
-EcoBroker Certificate Program
-Complete Industrial Skills Training Series


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:

Certificate in Sustainability
The Graduate Certificate in sustainability enables students to expand their knowledge and understanding of the long-term sustainable use of the earth's resources, including water, land use and food systems, climate change, urban sustainability, and "green" energy. This certificate meets the needs of the expanding job opportunities in environmental sustainability. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA in the certification courses. The program requires students to complete 18 credit hours of graduate level coursework, as follows: GEOG 424(3) - Sustainable Development; total of 15 or more Credit Hours from the following: GEOG 421(3) - Urban Geography; GEOG 426(4) - Administration of Environmental Quality and Natural Resources; GEOG 431(3) - Climatology; GEOG 435(3) - Energy Planning; GEOG 436(3) - Natural Hazards; GEOG 454(3) - Conservation and Environmental Movements: GEOG 522(4) - Economics of Environmental Resources; GEOG 524(3) - Sustainable Development; GEOG 529(3) - Geography of Local and Organic Food; GEOG 539(3) - Global Climate Change.


Year the certificate program was created:
2,012

The website URL where information about sustainability in continuing education courses is available :

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