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Liaison Rochelle Owen
Submission Date Jan. 7, 2015
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Dalhousie University
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Grace Okpala
Sustainability Project Officer
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):
Environment, Sustainability and Society (ESS)

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

The structure of the Environment, Sustainability and Society(ESS) program allows the student to pursue the academic field of their choice and combine it with a major in ESS. The ESS program is an interdisciplinary, innovative program geared towards developing sustainable solutions.


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

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

Environmental engineering covers a wide range of topics, including surface and groundwater pollution, air pollution, indoor air quality, renewable energy resources, water and waste-water treatment, and environmental assessment, among many others.


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The name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
Sustainable Resources & The Environment

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program (3rd program):

Bachelor of Management students who choose to major in Sustainable Resources and the Environment will learn how to manage natural resources (e.g. minerals, forests) and ecosystems (e.g. parks, protected areas) for a balance of public and private values. The program draws from business, environmental studies, information management, and public administration.


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The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program(s):
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):
Minor in Environmental Science (ENVS)

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

Environmental Science is an integral part of several programs that apply the research and principles from many disciplines to issues related to the state of our environment.


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):
Minor in Community design

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

The Community Design program has an interdisciplinary focus that draws on Dalhousie’s expertise in environmental science, environmental studies, urban history, policy management, architecture, and more. Through the internship program and ongoing research projects, students get real-life, hands-on experience to create healthy and sustainable communities.


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