Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.21
Liaison Chris Gardner
Submission Date Aug. 23, 2022

STARS v2.2

Douglas College
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Chris Gardner
Director
Facilities & Ancillary Services
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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:
Associate of Arts Degree in Geography

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

In the Associate of Arts Degree in Geography and the Environment, students study the physical and social features of the earth, and examine people’s relationships with natural and human-built environments. Geography bridges the natural and social sciences, spanning a variety of fields, such as economics, urban studies, policing and law, earth sciences, biology and environmental studies. Thus, geographers are well-equipped to study and help tackle contemporary challenges, including climate change, natural hazards, habitat destruction, food security, waste and resource management, rapid urbanization and refugee movements, to name a few.

The Associate of Arts Degree in Geography offers the first step to a career as an environmental consultant, urban planner, meteorologist, park ranger, development worker, geoscientist, cartographer, real estate developer, statistician and much more.


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Environmental Science Associate Degree

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In the Environmental Science Associate Degree, students explore the environmental issues that affect us locally and globally and learn how a scientific perspective can improve our understanding of them.

As the issues involved in environmental science are often complex and multi-faceted, environmental science requires an interdisciplinary approach. In this Program, students take courses in a variety of science disciplines such as biology, geology and chemistry, as well as courses in the arts, social sciences and business. Students may also explore environmental science courses as diverse as environmental geology, urban ecology, environmental ethics and marine biology. As a part of the program, students go on a variety of field trips, attend field schools and use industry tools such as geological mapping software.


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Does the institution offer one or more sustainability-focused minors or concentrations for undergraduate students?:
No

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