Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 47.61
Liaison Tracy Edwards
Submission Date June 12, 2016
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Frostburg State University
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Henry Bullamore
Professor
Geography
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for undergraduate students?:
Yes

The name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (1st program):
Major in Urban and Regional Planning

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program (1st program):

The program introduces students to range of issues related to creating livable and sustainable communities. Students address economic, social, environmental, and political issues relating to development. The program prepares students for graduate study in planning.


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The name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Major in Ethnobotany

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

The major in ethnobotany provides students with an opportunity to explore issues related to plants and human health. The program includes scientific foundation courses, as well as courses in ethnobotany, plant ecology and cultural perspectives on the use of plants.


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The name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
Major in Earth Science

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

The major in earth science provides students with a broad understanding of environmental systems on earth. The program can be used as preparation for graduate study, for earth science teacher preparation, and related areas. The major also offers an optional concentration in environmental science.


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The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program(s):

The university also offers programs in Environmental Analysis and Planning which has a focus on mitigation of environmental problems and producing more sustainable project design. http://www.frostburg.edu/academics/majors/environmental. There is also a major in wildlife and fisheries that provides critical skills in wildlife management and preservation. http://www.frostburg.edu/academics/majors/wildlife


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

The name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):
Minor in Sustainability Studies

A brief description of the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):

The minor in Sustainability Studies provides students with any major the opportunity to add sustainability skills to to their academic program. The minor serves to ensure students understand the issues and challenges related to sustainability generally, while encouraging students to develop greater appreciation of sustainability in their major area of study and future career.


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The name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Concentration in Climate Science (major in Geography)

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

The climate science concentration of the geography major provides students with a understanding of global climate systems and atmospheric dynamics. The concentration discusses climate disruptions and mitigation strategies.


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The name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
Minor in Forestry

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

The minor in forestry allows students to address issues related to forest management and conservation.


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The name, brief description and URL of all other undergraduate-level sustainability-focused minors, concentrations and certificates:
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