Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 47.76
Liaison Sarah Temple
Submission Date March 1, 2018
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Louisiana State University
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Sarah Temple
Manager
Campus Sustainability
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for graduate students (I.e. an interdisciplinary academic program that concentrates on sustainability as an integrated concept)?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused graduate-level degree program:
Environmental Sciences

A brief description of the graduate-level degree program:

The PhD curriculum in Environmental Sciences is designed so that students will acquire substantial knowledge in a primary specialization area, develop breadth in the three priority areas, and conduct original research on an important environmental topic culminating in a publishable dissertation.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (3rd program):
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The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused graduate-level degree programs:
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Does the institution offer one or more graduate-level sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates?:
Yes

Name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate:
Wetland Science and Management

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate:

The Departments of Environmental Sciences and Oceanography and Coastal Sciences of the College of the Coast & Environment jointly offer a graduate minor in Wetland Science and Management. The minor requirement is designed to provide students with a strong background in wetland science and policy by enhancing their understanding of ecosystem processes in wetland resource management.


The website URL for the graduate minor, concentration or certificate:
Name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
http://www.environmental.lsu.edu/index.php/graduate/graduate-minor-wetland-science-and-management/

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