Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.94
Liaison Robin Frederick
Submission Date July 21, 2022

STARS v2.2

Indiana University Southeast
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Robin Frederick
Coordinator of STARS Assessment
Administrative Affairs
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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:
Sustainability and Regeneration Degree: Bachelors of Arts

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability, students will specialize in one or more of the three pillars of sustainability: environment, social, or economic. The program will also provide a solid foundation within the discipline, this holistic degree offers the flexibility to pursue a broad range of supportive coursework that enriches the educational experience in the liberal arts tradition. The strengths of the program are:
1 )Engages students in relevant civic engagement opportunities in the Southern Indiana - Louisville metropolitan region.
2) Provides an alternative program for students interested in environmental issues but less interested in scientific occupations.
3) Enhances the liberal arts experience with courses in the social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, and business.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Sustainability and Regeneration Degree: Bachelor of Science in Sustainability

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

Students pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Sustainability and Regeneration specialize in one of the three pillars of sustainability: environmental, social, or economic. Compared to the Bachelor of Arts Degree, the BS requires additional coursework within the chosen specialization. Students planning to attend graduate school or desire more technical professions should consider this degree. The strengths of the program are:
1 )Engages students in relevant civic engagement opportunities in the Southern Indiana - Louisville metropolitan region.
2) Provides an alternative program for students interested in environmental issues but less interested in scientific occupations.
3) Enhances the liberal arts experience with courses in the social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, and business.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
Bachelors of Arts in Sustainability Studies

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

100% online. The collaborative online B.A. in Sustainability Studies is designed for students seeking the flexibility of the online format with an interest in the study of foundations of sustainability and a desire to learn how to apply this knowledge to the development and implementation of sustainable values, innovations, practices, and technologies in our homes, communities, businesses, as well as on IU campuses. Sustainability studies students often have an interest in applying their critical thinking and research skills in public service and in understanding connections between environment, economy, and society, and building faculty and student groups committed to tackling the complex socio-environmental problems confronting our communities, thus creating positive change in their local communities and beyond.


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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:
Minor in Sustainability and Regeneration

A brief description of the undergraduate minor or concentration:

The minor in Sustainability and Regeneration provides an interdisciplinary combination of courses in a liberal arts setting that will prepare students for careers in environmental and sustainability education, advocacy, and management.


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Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor or concentration (2nd program):
Sustainability Certificate Program

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

The certificate program provides students with skills and perspectives that will serve the development of their own rewarding careers in this field. The strengths of the certificate program are: 1) Offers a holistic interdisciplinary approach 2) Engages students in relevant civic engagement opportunities in the Southern Indiana - Louisville metropolitan region 3) Provides an alternative program for students interested in environmental issues but less interested in scientific occupations 4) Enhances the liberal arts experience with courses in the social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, education and business.


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Information provided was confirmed by the Coordinator of the Sustainability and Regeneration Program and retrieved from the sites listed above.

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