Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.54
Liaison Alex Miller
Submission Date March 6, 2020
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Carleton College
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Alexandra Miller
Sustainability Program Coordinator
Energy and Sustainability
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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?:

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution, including how each program addresses the social, economic, and environmental dimensions of sustainability:

Carleton College offers off-campus programs that immerse students in sustainable issues. Each year, new proposals are accepted for programs, so faculty are continually creating new programs each year. There are 10-week programs that replace a term, or shorter trips for winter and spring breaks. Below is a list of all the off-campus study programs offered:

Winter Break 2017:
Agriculture & Sustainability, China and the United States, Students met with farmers to compare practices in China and the United States.

Winter Term 2017
Ecology in Australia
Geology in New Zealand

Winter Term 2018
Ecology in Australia
Geology in New Zealand

Spring Break 2018
Wilderness Studies, Grand Canyon, explores the significance of wild country in the American experience.

Winter Break 2018
Sustainable Energy Principles and Practice, Aureville, India
Conservation, Geology, and Natural History, Tasmania

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Upcoming Winter Break 2021:
Climate change and human health, Ethiopia

Upcoming Spring Break 20
Wilderness Studies at the grand canyon

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