Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 63.54
Liaison Meghan Wrenn
Submission Date Aug. 8, 2019
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Endicott College
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Anthony Michetti
Director of Sustainability
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 (I.e. an interdisciplinary academic program that concentrates on sustainability as an integrated concept)?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate degree program:
Environmental Science (BS)

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

Environmental science focuses on a study of the natural world. You will take courses in science supplemented by electives in geography, history, sociology, politics, and philosophy to understand the many ways in which factors like human activity, industrial growth, government policies, and social trends affect the environment. Faculty members infuse their courses with excitement and purpose, guiding students through critical research projects and training them to utilize state-of-the-art laboratory and field equipment. A concentration in Secondary Education leading to Massachusetts state teacher licensure is available to interested students.


The website URL for the undergraduate degree program:
Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Biology/Biotechnology (BS)

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

Our focus on experiential learning provides a range of career opportunities on the North Shore and in the Boston region, our nation's biotech leader.

In the post-genome era, as incredible advances have unlocked our genetic information, biotechnology has emerged as the third great technological revolution of our time, along with the Industrial and the computer/IT revolutions before it. As a student in the biology and biotechnology program at Endicott, you'll receive cutting-edge technical training in courses and laboratory sessions that, together, provide knowledge and methodological skills in areas like genomics, bioethics, molecular biology, and bioinformatics.

Whether you pursue an internship at a startup company in Endicott's STEM incubator, a nearby biotechnology company, or a hospital, opportunities are numerous. Discoveries and applications related to biotechnology present a multitude of career opportunities in fields such as biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, research and development, health, food and nutrition, energy, and many others.

Endicott's biology and biotechnology program also offers a concentration in secondary education.


The website URL for the undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
Interior Architecture (BFA)

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

Both an art and a science, interior architecture combines aesthetics with pragmatic solutions to support the construction of appealing, high-functioning interior environments.

Under the guidance of our highly qualified and supportive faculty, you'll develop the skills of a professional designer, combining your creativity and eye for design with keen problem-solving skills. The field of interior architecture is multifaceted. At Endicott, you'll receive a well-rounded education and comprehensive career training before you graduate through our unique blend of rigorous classroom learning, real-world internship experiences, and eye-opening travel opportunities.

An emphasis is placed throughout the curriculum on Sustainable Design and the built environment. The baccalaureate degree program is accredited by Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA).


The 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, concentrations or certificates for undergraduate students?:
Yes

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

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

The Environmental Science minor provides the opportunity to combine Environmental Science with another major.


The website URL for the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate:
Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Biology/biotechnology

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

A minor in Biology can be combined with another major.


The website URL for the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
Secondary Education with a concentration in environmental issues

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

Secondary teacher certification programs can be combined with a concentration in environmental science or biology/biotechnology.


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The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused undergraduate minors, concentrations and certificates:
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