Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.57
Liaison Kelsey McCormick
Submission Date Sept. 23, 2019

STARS v2.2

Lawrence University
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Jeff Clark
Professor
Geology
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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:
Environmental Studies

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

Students in the major share a common sequence of core courses, beginning with introductions to environmental science and policy through an intermediate level practicum and culminating with the senior capstone. Throughout the curriculum, majors are exposed to different perspectives on and tools for understanding the environment including those from the natural sciences, social sciences and the humanities. In addition, all students are required to take advanced courses in one department to provide disciplinary depth. The field experience requirement ensures that students get out of the classroom to put their academic work into practice. The Senior Seminar (ENST 650) is the culmination of the environmental studies major and serves as the program's capstone.


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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:
Environmental Studies Minor

A brief description of the undergraduate minor or concentration:

The students take all of the core curricular courses of the ENST major except for the capstone. In addition, they must take 5 cross-listed environmental studies courses in consultation with their academic advisor.


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