Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.54
Liaison Elaine Durr
Submission Date Feb. 19, 2020

STARS v2.2

Elon University
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Elaine Durr
Director of Sustainability
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:
B.S. in Environmental Studies

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

The B.S. degree in Environmental Studies supports the education objectives of students whose primary interests lie in the areas of environmental planning, policy development, and sustainable resource management. This degree blends foundational studies in environmental science, economics, ethics and political science with advanced study in the social sciences to develop the skills necessary to address societal needs and concerns involving the environment.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
A.B. in Environmental and Sustainability Studies

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

The A.B. degree provides a foundation in the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences, and advanced study in one of three applied focus areas (responsible design and building arts, sustainable food production, or human ecology) to support students interested in green design, corporate sustainability, environmental communications, journalism and environmental art. The overlap between the elective courses in the A.B. degree and the traditional Arts and Sciences disciplines facilitates the pursuit of a second major.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
B.S. in Environmental and Ecological Science

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

The B.S. degree in Environmental and Ecological Science includes advanced study of ecological processes for those students who are specifically interested in environmental science careers in ecosystem management, wildlife ecology, conservation biology and environmental monitoring. Students will develop knowledge of how natural systems function and how humans interact with and influence the sustainability of those systems including an understanding of the spatial and temporal dimensions of the environment.


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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:
Environmental and Sustainability Studies

A brief description of the undergraduate minor or concentration:

The minor in Environmental and Sustainability Studies was developed for students with a major in another field of study who have an interest in developing their understanding of sustainability and the environment.


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