Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.07
Liaison Tatum Hedrick
Submission Date Oct. 27, 2022

STARS v2.2

Nova Southeastern University
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Amber Orr
Sustainability Coordinator
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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:
Environmental Science

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

The environmental science major provides comprehensive knowledge of Earth's physical, chemical, and biotic systems. The program emphasizes the practical application of science, sociology, and ethics to solve problems created by the impact of human activity on the environment. This major incorporates the following areas of study: wetlands ecology, ecotourism, geographic spatial analysis, sustainability, general biology, chemistry, mathematics, and marine biology.


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Marine Biology

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

The marine biology major prepares students for future experiences in marine biology, ecology, coastal management, oceanography, and relevant Earth sciences. Focus on sustainability and climate change mitigation have been worked into a majority of the courses.


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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:
Marine Biology

A brief description of the undergraduate minor or concentration:

The marine biology minor focuses on the life processes of marine organisms and is intended for students interested in the field as a complement to their major curriculum. Biology majors can take the marine biology minor with no additional prerequisites outside of those required for the biology major. Students in other majors who have taken the appropriate prerequisites may also pursue this minor. Course focuses include, ecology, conservation, and special topics in marine biology.


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