Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.27
Liaison Brandon Trelstad
Submission Date March 4, 2016
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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?:
Yes

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 following is a complete listing of current offerings that include elements of sustainability:
*Multiple Countries
SEA Semester
IE3 Global: Production of Housing in Alpine Europe - Innovation, Conservation and Design with Natural Resources

Australia
CIEE: Australia, Perth - Murdoch University
OSU: Australia, New South Wales - Charles Sturt University (Exchange)
IFSA-Butler: Australia, Brisbane - University of Queensland
IE3 Global: Australia, Queensland - James Cook University
IFSA-Butler: Australia, Sydney - University of Sydney

Austria
IE3 Global: Production of Housing in Alpine Europe - Innovation, Conservation and Design with Natural Resources

Botswana
CIEE: Botswana, Gaborone

Brazil
CIEE: Brazil, Sao Paulo
SIT: Brazil, Fortaleza

Chile
OSU Faculty-led: Agricultural and Natural Resources in Chile

China
CIEE: China, Shanghai
CIEE: China, Beijing

Costa Rica
CIEE: Costa Rica, Monteverde
IFSA-Butler: Costa Rica, Heredia - Universidad Nacional
API: Costa Rica, San Jose
SFS: Costa Rica, Atenas

France
OSU Faculty-Led: French Food, Feed and Farm Fauna

Germany
CIEE: Germany, Berlin

Guatemala
OSU Faculty-led: Household Energy in Guatemala - Technology, Environment & Society

Italy
API: Italy, Florence - Lorenzo de Medici
IE3 Global: Production of Housing in Alpine Europe - Innovation, Conservation and Design with Natural Resources

Japan
IE3 Global: Resilient Rural Communities: PBL in Oregon and Japan

Mexico
IE3 Global: Mexico, Querétaro

Netherlands
CIEE: Netherlands, Amsterdam

New Zealand
IFSA-Butler: New Zealand, Christchurch - University of Canterbury

Panama
SFS: Panama, Bocas del Toro

Peru
SFS: Peru, Andes-Amazon region

Senegal
CIEE: Senegal, Dakar

Slovenia
IE3 Global: Production of Housing in Alpine Europe - Innovation, Conservation and Design with Natural Resources

South Africa
CIEE: South Africa, Stellenbosch - Stellenbosch University

Spain
API: Spain, Barcelona

Sweden
CIEE: Sweden, Uppsala

Switzerland
SIT: Switzerland, Geneva
IE3 Global: Production of Housing in Alpine Europe - Innovation, Conservation and Design with Natural Resources

Tanzania
SIT: Tanzania, Zanzibar
CIEE: Tanzania, Iringa
SFS: Tanzania

Thailand
CIEE: Thailand, Khon Kaen

Turks and Caicos
SFS: Turks and Caicos Islands

Uganda
SIT: Uganda, Kampala

United Kingdom
IFSA-Butler: Scotland, Edinburgh - University of Edinburgh
OSU: Wales, Bangor (Exchange)
IFSA-Butler: Northern Ireland, Belfast - Queen's University Belfast


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