Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.92
Liaison Ilda Hershey
Submission Date May 15, 2018
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Oklahoma State University
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Ilda Hershey
Sustainability Coordinator
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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 Sciences

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

The Environmental Science degree at OSU teaches students how to improve the human race’s welfare through understanding environmental policies as they relate to science’s understanding of policies’ benefits and costs. Upper-division course work includes problem solving in water and soil quality, economic and social policy, political science, resource management and engineering. Students will also be exposed to subjects including communications, philosophy, ethics and sociology.


The website URL for the undergraduate degree program:
Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Natural Resource Ecology & Management

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

To conduct interdisciplinary research, instruction, and extension education to address the sustainable management and conservation of the fishery, forest, rangeland, and wildlife resources of Oklahoma and beyond.


The website URL for the undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering

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

This degree merges biology with technology to solve problems affecting all types of living systems including sustainability, improving agriculture and the use of renewable resources in consumer products.


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

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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:
Environmental Economics, Politics & Policy (minor)

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

Provides students with physical and social science tools to form a broad understanding of how human behavior and policies affect the environment.


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

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

Prepares students with extra classwork in business ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainable business practices.


The website URL for the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
Environmental Studies (certificate)

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

Students can choose specialization from these areas: Environmental Culture and Ethics; Environmental Leadership and Conflict Management; Environmental Policy and Administration; Environmental Writing; Sustainable Environments.


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:
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