Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.51
Liaison Sarah Mittlefehldt
Submission Date March 2, 2017
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Northern Michigan University
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Sarah Mittlefehldt
Co-Chair, Sustainability Advisory Council
Earth, Environmental & Geographical Sciences
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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:
Environmental Studies & Sustainability

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

The Environmental Studies and Sustainability Major at Northern Michigan University provides an introduction to quantitative and qualitative methods of assessing and analyzing humankind’s impact upon the environment.


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

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

The Environmental Science Major at at Northern Michigan University provides students with an interdisciplinary approach on how to apply research methods, assessment techniques and management strategies to resolve environmental problems. It provides students an opportunity to gain an understanding of how the physical, biological and social sciences interact with each other in this field of study.


The website URL for the undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
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A brief description of the undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
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The website URL for the undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
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The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program(s):

Northern Michigan University offers a host of other sustainability-related majors. See http://www.nmu.edu/sustainablenmu/majors-minors


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:
Sustainability Minor

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

The Sustainability Minor at Northern Michigan University provides students a geographic approach to understanding sustainability challenges.


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

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

The Environmental Studies Minor at Northern Michigan University provide students with an introduction to environmental studies and sustainability challenges.


The website URL for the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences Cluster Minor

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

The Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences Cluster Minor at Northern Michigan University provide students with an opportunity to design a program related to the physical or cultural dimensions of environmental or geographical sciences.


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:

Northern Michigan University offers a host of other sustainability-related minors. See http://www.nmu.edu/sustainablenmu/majors-minors.


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