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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 Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Eric Boles
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Arkansas
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Carlos Ochoa
Director
Office for Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Figures required to calculate the percentage of courses with sustainability content::
Undergraduate Graduate
Total number of courses offered by the institution 2,204 1,641
Number of sustainability courses offered 46 39
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 47 10

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
50

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
53
+ Date Revised: July 26, 2015

Number of years covered by the data:
One

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its course offerings with sustainability content (and course descriptions):
An inventory of the institution's course offerings with sustainability content (and course descriptions):
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The website URL where the inventory of course offerings with sustainability content is publicly available:
http://sustainability.uark.edu/academics/minor/minor-courses.php
+ Date Revised: Feb. 18, 2015

A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the course inventory:

The Sustainability Curriculum Steering Committee designated these courses as Tier 1 or Tier 2, which are focused or related to sustainability.

+ Date Revised: Feb. 18, 2015

How did the institution count courses with multiple offerings or sections in the inventory?:
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 (if different from the options outlined above):

Courses with multiple offerings or sections were only counted once.


Which of the following course types were included in the inventory?:
Yes or No
Internships Yes
Practicums Yes
Independent study Yes
Special topics Yes
Thesis/dissertation ---
Clinical ---
Physical education ---
Performance arts ---

Does the institution designate sustainability courses in its catalog of course offerings?:
Yes

Does the institution designate sustainability courses on student transcripts?:
Yes

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.