Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.70
Liaison Tamera Jahnke
Submission Date April 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Missouri State University
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Doug Neidigh
Sustainability Coordinator
Environmental Management
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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 Individualized Major

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

Students are allowed to major in Sustainability through the Individualized Major program. Students in this program are advised by members of the Sustainability Academic Subcommittee to ensure that relevant core courses are taken, but allows the students to customize courses based on their interests in sustainability while being advised by faculty members.


Website URL for the undergraduate degree program:
Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Globalization and Sustainability Certificate

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

This certificate provides a foundational experience in the areas of Geography that informs students about the political and economic forces leading to global interconnectedness and the concurrent challenges of sustaining economic and environmental systems in a rapidly evolving world.


Website URL for the undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
Sustainable Food Production Certificate

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

This certificate provides information to grow plant-based produce for human consumption using sustainable cropping system practices. Students who complete this certificate will obtain fundamental knowledge of successful plant production systems and gain practical, hands-on experiences in growing food.


Website URL for the undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program(s):
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:
Sustainability Minor

A brief description of the undergraduate minor or concentration:

Our Sustainability minor is a compliment to a wide variety of bachelor degrees. The coursework focuses on how sustainability is addressed and promoted in their field of study. It provides students the opportunity for research, writing, and critical thinking skills associated with sustainability.


Website URL for the undergraduate minor or concentration:
Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor or concentration (2nd program):
Sustainable Tourism Development

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

Boost sustainable tourism flow. Make places and sites more appealing.
Tourism development affects business, planning, political science and other fields.


Website URL for the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor or concentration (3rd program):
Environmental Physics Technology

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

In a world where climate change, its effects and consequences for mankind, and the human impact on the environment are common topics of discussion and study, this minor is essential. Students majoring in communication, public relations and many different fields of scientific study will find this minor to be complementary with their studies.


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The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused undergraduate minors and concentrations:
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