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Submission Date March 30, 2016
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American University
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

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Sustainability Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for undergraduate students?:
Yes

The name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (1st program):
Environmental Studies (BA)

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program (1st program):

Offered by the Department of Environmental Science, College of Arts and Sciences. 50 credit hours in environmental science, natural sciences and mathematics, social sciences, skills, and experiential learning.


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The name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Environmental Science (BS)

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program (2nd program):

Offered by the Department of Environmental Science, College of Arts and Sciences, the BS in Environmental Science draws upon the natural sciences, which form the foundation of environmental science. Students are strongly encouraged to seek research experience either with faculty or with one of the many research institutions in the Washington, DC area.


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Does the institution offer one or more sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates for undergraduate students?:
Yes

The name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):
Environmental Science

A brief description of the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):

This minor is offered by the Department of Environmental Science, College of Arts and Sciences. 22 credit hours required in chemistry, geology, environmental issues, water resources, and mathematics.


The website URL for the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):
The name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Sustainability

A brief description of the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):

Offered by the Kogod School of Business, the minor in sustainability provides students with a solid understanding of sustainability as it relates to management and operations of public and private enterprises worldwide, and sensitizes them to draws on faculty resources at Kogod School of Business and other AU units and prepares students for graduate studies in sustainability and/or careers in corporate responsibility, social entrepreneurship, sustainable development, and related areas.


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