Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 76.02
Liaison Rochelle Owen
Submission Date July 21, 2021

STARS v2.2

Dalhousie University
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Avalon Diggle
Ms.
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer at least one ​sustainability-focused​ major, degree, or certificate program for undergraduate students?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate degree program:
Environment, Sustainability and Society (ESS)

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

The structure of the Environment, Sustainability and Society (ESS) program allows students 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.


Website URL for the undergraduate degree program:
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.


Website URL for the undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
Environmental Science

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

Environmental Science gives students a scientific background for tackling a range of environmental challenges, and also integrates cultural, legal, economic and social aspects of environmental protection and sustainability. Students learn a holistic approach to tackling environmental issues and practice solving real-world problems.


Website URL for the undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program(s):
Does the institution offer one or more sustainability-focused minors or concentrations for undergraduate students?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor or concentration:
Minor in Environmental Science (ENVS)

A brief description of the undergraduate minor or concentration:

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.


Website URL for the undergraduate minor or concentration:
Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor or concentration (2nd program):
Minor in Community Design

A brief description of the undergraduate minor or concentration (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.


Website URL for the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor or concentration (3rd program):
Minor in Environmental Studies

A brief description of the undergraduate minor or concentration (3rd program):

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science, Arts, Community Design, or Computer Science can take a minor in environmental studies. The courses offered through this minor inform the legal, social, scientific and cultural aspects of environmental issues and cover a number of departments.


Website URL for the undergraduate minor or concentration (3rd program):
The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused undergraduate minors and concentrations:
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