Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.96
Liaison Adam Sizemore
Submission Date March 1, 2019
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Miami University
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Adam Sizemore
Director of Sustainability
Physical Facilities Department
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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:
Sustainability Co-Major

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

The Sustainability Co-major emphasizes human-nature interaction in understanding environmental patterns and processes. Students are prepared to pursue a wide variety of career paths and post-graduate degrees in sustainability, especially those with design, management, and policy specializations.

The Sustainability Co-major complements the primary major, which provides significant depth and breadth in an academic discipline.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Energy Co-major

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

Energy is one of the most important issues of our global modern society. A sustainable energy future will require engineering, scientific, economic, and policy approaches working together to meet the technological, institutional, and environmental challenges.

The goal of an Energy Co-major is to provide students with core interdisciplinary training in energy that complements their disciplinary majors in engineering, natural sciences, architecture, business, and the social sciences. This co-major exposes students to the principles of energy production and distribution, energy supply and demand, pollution control and building systems, and energy policy and regulation. Students can pursue career paths in the energy industry and startup companies, consulting firms, and non-profit organizations.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
Environmental Science Co-Major

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

The Environmental Science Co-major emphasizes earth science and life science approaches to understanding environmental patterns and processes. Students are prepared to pursue a wide variety of career paths and post-graduate degrees in environmental science, especially those with biological and physical science specializations.

The Environmental Science Co-major complements the primary major, which provides significant depth and breadth in an academic discipline.


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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:
Global Perspectives on Sustainability Minor

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

This interdisciplinary minor introduces students to the foundations of environmental sustainability and its complexities, with an emphasis on the approaches taken by people living under different geographic and economic conditions. Special importance in this minor is increasing student understanding of the issues and problems faced by the majority of global citizens who live in less industrial or less economically developed parts of the world.


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