Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.91
Liaison Lindsay Walker
Submission Date Oct. 24, 2019

STARS v2.2

Humber College
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Lindsay Walker
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management
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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:
Bachelor of International Development

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

Humber’s Bachelor of International Development Program is an interdisciplinary degree that provides a a solid theoretical foundation in international development studies and its related disciplines, as well as professional and technical skills in development management. The program is designed specifically to bridge the gap between theory and practice by building hands-on project management skills and capabilities. The program fosters a comparative understanding of developed and developing countries through directed study, analytical research and opportunities to travel, gaining cross-cultural learning experiences.

Core courses include four streams: international development studies, supplementary disciplines, management skills and research skills.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Bachelor of Interior Design

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

Humber’s Interior Design degree curriculum balances practical, creative problem solving with contemporary theories, emerging societal issues, research and technology. Sustainable design is integrated throughout the program and is a key component of students’ studio work.

A self-directed volunteer project with an approved organization helps connect students to the community and the design industry. For example, our students have worked with organizations such as the Furniture Bank, Toronto District School Board, youth and women’s shelters and Habitat for Humanity.

Graduates of Humber’s Interior Design degree program, will play a key role in the creation of interesting, functional and beautiful interiors, integrating diverse cultural needs, accessibility, and environmental responsibility.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
Sustainable Energy and Building Technology

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

Humber’s Sustainable Energy and Building Technology (SEBT) diploma program helps you develop the skills needed for a career in the growing green economy. Students gain skills to provide integrated solutions from knowledge of energy efficiency, green building practices and renewable energy sources.

The curriculum is designed with industry collaboration, ensuring the program is current and relevant. Courses focus on electric circuits, renewable energy technologies, building systems, thermodynamics and energy use, energy auditing, energy performance modelling software, sustainable design and resource management, project management, economic analysis, energy systems integration, and building modelling software (AutoCAD and Revit).


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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:
Fundamentals of Sustainability

A brief description of the undergraduate minor or concentration:

In this flexible and convenient online Fundamentals of Sustainability certificate program, students learn a broad range of fundamental concepts in sustainability. Students may select the courses that fit their specific needs and which match the role they want to play in a range of fields such as business, the non-profit sector, local government agencies, education, health care and other organizations.


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Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor or concentration (2nd program):
International Development Graduate Certificate

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

Humber’s International Development graduate certificate program is designed for individuals who want to see the world and make a difference within it. This program provides graduates with the skills and knowledge required to manage, develop and grow international development and disaster relief projects anywhere in the world. Graduates may find themselves in some of the most difficult environments in the world, or they may work in developed countries changing policies to make a difference in the Global South. Faculty are chosen for their field expertise and experience in international development – most continue to work with numerous international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) or United Nations agencies while teaching at Humber part time.


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Data was gathered by looking through Humber's offered programs. A new Fashion Sustainability program is underway, but not much information is available yet.

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