Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Ruth Miller
Submission Date March 7, 2016
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Gettysburg College
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Randy Wilson
Associate Professor
Environmental Studies
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Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution:

ES 251/252: Physical and Cultural Geography of the Rocky Mountain West is an intensive two-week field-based examination of the physical and cultural geography of the the San Juan Mountain Range in Southwest Colorado. Service-learning and other projects examine human-nature interactions from diverse multicultural (Native American, Euro-American), institutional (U.S. Forest Service, BLM), and political-economic (logging, ranching, mining, tourism) perspectives. Students examine recent efforts to achieve ecologically sustainable solutions to land management challenges in the mountains.


The website URL where information about the immersive program(s) is available:

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