Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.17
Liaison Jamey Pavey
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2019
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Earlham College
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Jamey Pavey
Director of the Integrated Program in Sustainability
Sustainability and Environmental Studies
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for undergraduate students (I.e. an interdisciplinary academic program that concentrates on sustainability as an integrated concept)?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate degree program:
Environmental Sustainability

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

Majors in Environmental Sustainability at Earlham will leave college ready to address complex environmental problems by identifying social-ecological linkages and causes from multiple perspectives, collecting data to analyze those problems, and proposing possible solutions in collaboration with others. The Major in Environmental Sustainability prepares students for this through a collection of multi-disciplinary courses and a core Environmental Sustainability course sequence that helps students to frame and link those diverse perspectives. In each core course, students will practice collaboratively addressing complex environmental problems, gaining increased autonomy and leadership throughout their four years.


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Does the institution offer one or more sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates for undergraduate students?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate:
Environmental Sustainability

A brief description of the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate:

The Minor in Environmental Sustainability is open to students of any major who wish to study the environment from interdisciplinary perspectives.


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Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Integrated Pathway in Outdoor Education

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

The Outdoor Education Integrated Pathway is designed to prepare students for a leadership role in the Outdoor Education industry, and/or in programs with remote or extended fieldwork components. Through a combination of coursework and field-based experiential learning, the Pathway emphasizes educational and environmental theory, interpersonal and leadership skills, and an introduction to technical skills such as backpacking, canoeing and rock climbing.


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Integrated Pathway in Sustainability and Management

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As society tackles increasingly complex environmental, economic, and social problems, we are going to need leaders with an understanding of both the principles of sustainability and the management of organizations. The Sustainability and Management Integrated Pathway seeks to provide students with: 1) An understanding of environmental issues that will face future organizational leaders, 2) An understanding of how business and governmental organizations function, 3) Knowledge about the use of systems-thinking and triple bottom line decision-making, and 4) Skills from both management and sustainability that can be combined to create more sustainable business and government organizations.


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