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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.

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Liaison Donna Liss
Submission Date March 14, 2012
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STARS v1.1

Truman State University
ER-7: Sustainability-Related Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Wolfgang Hoeschele
Professor
Society & Environment
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The number of sustainability-related courses offered :
45

The total number of courses offered :
1,825

Number of years covered by the data:
Three

A list of sustainability-related courses offered:

Classical & Modern Languages
-JINS 336: The Neotropics

English & Linguistics
-ENG 498: Senior English Seminar: Eco-Feminist Criticism
-ENG 266: American Literatures: Nature Writers
-ENG 501: Advanced Nonfiction: Nature Writing
-JINS 315: Nuclear Weaponry
-JINS 322: Architecture
-JINS 325: Rural America

Music
-JINS 371: Music and Political Protest

Business Administration
-BSAD 352: Operations Management

Health & Exercise Sciences
-HLTH 362: Environmental Health

Nursing
-NU 485: Rural Public Health Nursing

Agricultural Sciences
-AGSC 100: Food, Agriculture, and the Environment
-AGSC 218: Introduction to Horticulture
-AGSC 311: Plant Nutrition
-AGSC 314: Principles of Soil Science
-AGSC 332: Veterinary Production
-AGSC 410: Soil Conservation and Management
-AGSC 414: Agricultural Policy
-AGSC 416: Advanced Topics in Agronomy
-AGSC 418: Food and Agriculture
-AGSC 422: Grazing Animal Ecology

Biology
-BIOL 108: Introductory Biology II
-BIOL 301: Introduction to Ecology
-BIOL 312: Local Flora
-BIOL 317: Economic and Medical Botany
-BIOL 518: Topics: Conservation Biology
-BIOL 518: Topics: Tropical Ecology
-BIOL 598: Field Ecology and Conservation Biology
-AFR 300/501G: Conservation and Game Management for African Mammals
-BIZ 306: Natural History of Belize

Chemistry
-CHEM 222: Introduction to Quantitative Analysis

Physics
-PHYS 245: Meteorology

Communication
-COMM 385: American Rhetorical Traditions

Economics
-ECON 402: Economic Development
-ECON 498: Topics in Economics: Microfinance and Millennium Development Goals
-ECON 307: Natural Resource Economics

Political Science
-POLS 275: Environmental Politics

Society & Environment
-GEOG 111: The Geographic Perspective
-GEOG 315: Political Geography
-GEOG 317: Economic Geography
-GEOG 322: Geography of Asia
-SOAN 265: Structured Inequalities
-SOAN 191: Anthropological Inquiry
-SOAN 452: Topics: Globalization
-SOAN 253: Comparative Cultures
-SOAN 220: World Prehistory


The website URL where the sustainability course inventory that includes a list of sustainability-related courses is posted:
A copy of the sustainability course inventory:
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July 2008 through June 2011 (if the course was active during this timeframe at all, we counted it, i.e., a term starting in June 2011 but ending in August would count).

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.