Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.16
Liaison Ellie Perry
Submission Date June 30, 2020

STARS v2.2

California State University, Dominguez Hills
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Ellie Perry
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Services
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Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that is one week or more in length?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution:

GEO 495: Geodiversity and Sustainability in the Balkans is a study-abroad course that works with a nonprofit called Stone and Compass in Bulgaria to assist local communities with sustainability projects for two-three weeks every spring and summer.

Course Description: This field course will survey a variety of natural resources in scenic Bulgaria, including rivers, gorges, caves, geothermal springs, and alpine environments. The physical geography of Bulgarian landforms will be examined from the perspective of their geographic and geological uniqueness—their geodiversity. The management and protection of Bulgarian natural resources will be considered in the context of the cultural heritages of Eastern Europe, as well as international norms for conservation. This course will address the important topic of sustainability, as it applies to Bulgaria and beyond.


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