Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 73.47
Liaison Ian McKeown
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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Loyola Marymount University
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Ian McKeown
Sustainability Officer
Facilities Management
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for undergraduate students (I.e. an interdisciplinary academic program that concentrates on sustainability as an integrated concept)?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate degree program:
B.A. Urban Studies

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

Urban Studies encourages students to examine urbanization and the multitude of issues inherent in urban life from the perspectives of a wide range of disciplines and methodological traditions. The critical analysis of urban issues helps students evaluate the various political, socio-cultural, and economic strategies available to urban planners, local governments, law enforcement agencies, and others seeking to remedy the problems of contemporary cities.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
B.S. Environmental Science

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

Environmental Science majors gain theoretical and technical knowledge of the generation, transport, and fate of pollutants. Students look at how pollutants affect natural resources and human health, learn about resource management, and become expert at conveying technical information. Laboratory courses emphasize the collection of samples from various media and provide opportunities for students to use an array of equipment to characterize these samples. Many courses include field trips to the LMU- adjacent Ballona Wetlands and Santa Monica Bay to collect samples and study environmental conditions and resident biota.


The website URL for the undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
B.S.E. Civil Engineering

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

Civil engineering is all about sustainably helping people and the natural world. Civil Engineers map the natural world and its phenomena (Mapping and Measurements) such as floods, forest cover, climate, and utilize strategies to minimize the effects of building projects on the natural environment (Sustainability).


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The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program(s):
Does the institution offer one or more sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates for undergraduate students?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate:
Environmental Studies

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

The Environmental Studies Program offers an interdisciplinary minor designed to help students acquire an understanding of the complex issues and concerns associated with the environment. Building on courses in a variety of departments in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, the Environmental Studies Program minor offers a coherent curriculum addressing some of the most pressing ecological, political, economic, social, and ethical problems of the contemporary world.


The website URL for the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate:
Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Environmental Science

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

Environmental Science program offers theoretical and technical knowledge of the generation, transport, and fate of pollutants. Students look at how pollutants affect natural resources and human health, learn about resource management, and become expert at conveying technical information. Laboratory courses emphasize the collection of samples from various media and provide opportunities for students to use an array of equipment to characterize these samples. Many courses include field trips to the LMU- adjacent Ballona Wetlands and Santa Monica Bay to collect samples and study environmental conditions and resident biota.


The website URL for the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
Science, Sustainability + Green Initiatives

A brief description of the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):

Building Analyst Quick Start
Green Supply Chain Professional
Home Inspection
Indoor Air Quality Management
Indoor Environmentalist
Principles of Green Buildings
Senior Certified Sustainability Professional
Solar Power Professional
Wind Energy Professional


The website URL for the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused undergraduate minors, concentrations and certificates:
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