Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.94
Liaison Elaine Goetz
Submission Date Aug. 11, 2021

STARS v2.2

Ohio University
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Elaine Goetz
Director of Energy Management & Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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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:
Urban Planning and Sustainability Major (B.S)

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

The Urban Planning and Sustainability major provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to envision and craft urban environments that embrace the three key components of sustainability - environment, economy, and equity. Students completing this interdisciplinary, forward-looking program will develop sophisticated understandings of cities and their role in the social, economic, and environmental challenges of the 21st century. The curriculum emphasizes urban, sustainability, and planning theory and process, in addition to a strong foundation in geography and its major analytical techniques.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Environmental Studies

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

The Honors Tutorial College program of study in Environmental Studies offers students a unique opportunity to explore nature-society relations in a highly interdisciplinary environment, drawing on faculty perspectives from the humanities, fine arts, social sciences, public health, physical and natural sciences, engineering, and communications.

The goal of the program is to cast light on the complex nature of the environmental problems that confront us, as well as the wide range of choices available as we plan for a more sustainable future. The tutorial program in Environmental Studies prepares talented and highly motivated students for graduate study or for an environmental career in a variety of fields and disciplines.


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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:
Environmental Studies Certificate Program

A brief description of the undergraduate minor or concentration:

The undergraduate certificate in environmental studies offers students in any
major a means of enhancing their curriculum with environmental content. The
certificate is multidisciplinary in that it requires students to complete
classes in several disciplines. The program is open to students in any major,
but it is especially relevant for those seeking environmentally related careers
in education, government, business, law, and consulting firms.


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Information Provided by Natalie Kruse, Associate Professor in the Voinovich School on 4/24/2020.

Geoffrey Buckely, Professor of Geography, and Harold Perkins, Associate Professor of Geography, confirmed Majors, degrees and certificate programs on 5/29/2020.

Entered by Sydney Hutchinson.

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