Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 63.22
Liaison Jessica Russell
Submission Date Oct. 17, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Mount Royal University
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Mercy Maina
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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:
Bachelor of Science - Environmental Science

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

The Environmental Science program integrates our understanding of chemical, physical and biological processes to study natural and anthropogenic influenced environments, and provides solutions to environmental problems deemed significant to society.

Students who are interested in studying natural and anthropogenic influenced environments, providing solutions to environmental problems, and promoting the efficient and appropriate use of energy, materials and natural resources are encouraged to select this program.

The courses offered in this program address sustainability in its 3 spheres - environment, economic and social.


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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:
Certificate in Environmental Science

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

This certificate program is designed to further educate those with on-the-job experience in environmental nature and/or a diploma in a related field. The courses offered in this certificate program are geared towards transferring and instilling knowledge on sustainability through their learning outcomes.


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Bachelor of Business Administration with concentration or minor in Social Innovation

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

The minor in Social Innovation is designed to provide graduates with a clear practice to lead, design, and execute high impact, transformative change in our communities. Empathy, creativity, consent, and courage form the bedrock of the science of social change and can be applied whether graduates envision joining the commercial sector in a values-driven organization, plan to participate in the public or civic sector, develop a new to world social innovation or enterprise that addresses a persistent systemic problem, or engage at the forefront of reconciliation and resurgence in First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities across Canada.


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