Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 72.78
Liaison Brandon Trelstad
Submission Date April 30, 2015
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Oregon State University
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Brandon Trelstad
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that meets the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution:

Several OSU study abroad programs focus on sustainability as a core program element, and several more examine an issue using sustainability as a lens. These programs include:
CIEE: Bonaire, Southern Caribbean (Tropical Marine Ecology & Conservation)
CIEE Australia: Ecology, Conservation & sustainability
CIEE Brazil: Sustanability in Brazil ( Environmental & sustainability sciences)
CIEE China: Sustainability in China (Environmental, cultural & Economic Sustainability)
CIEE Costa Rica: Sustainability in Costa Rica (sustainability & the environment)
CIEE South Africa: Sustainability in South Africa (sustainability & community)
FOR: Managing Forest Resources & Ecosystem Services in Australia and New Zealand
OSU: Antarctica - Ecotourism and Marine Life
OSU: Chile, Chillán (Agricultural and Natural Resources in Chile)
SIT: Australia, Rainforest, Reef and Cultural Ecology, Queensland
SIT Brazil: Amazon Resource Management and Human Ecology
SIT Brazil: Public Health, Race, and Human Rights
SIT Panama: Tropical Ecology, Marine Ecosystems, and Biodiversity Conservation
SIT Tanzania: Wildlife Conservation and Political Ecology
SIT Tanzania: Zanzibar - Coastal Ecology and Natural Resource Management
SIT Brazil: Social Justice and Sustainable Development
SIT Ecology and Community-based Natural Resource Management
SIT Madagascar: Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management
SFS Costa Rica: Sustainable Development Studies
SFS Australia: Tropical Rainforest Studies
SFS panama: Tropical Island Biodiversity and Conservation Studies
SFS Turks & Caicos: Marine Resource Management Studies

The website URL where information about the immersive program(s) is available:

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