Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.85
Liaison Milan Stijepovic
Submission Date Nov. 19, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Pitzer College
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Warren Biggins
Sustainability Manager
Robert Redford Conservancy
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for undergraduate students?:
Yes

The name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (1st program):
Environmental Analysis

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program (1st program):

The Environmental Analysis major offers students four tracks, including Sustainability and the Built Environment.

Student Learning Outcomes for All Majors in Environmental Analysis:

Understand and describe the complex social, scientific and humanistic aspects of environmental issues
Understand and apply both disciplinary and interdisciplinary analysis to environmental issues
Critically analyze, evaluate, and interpret scholarly arguments and popular discourse and be able to communicate this analysis to a variety of communities
Develop well-reasoned solutions to environmental predicaments, testing them against relevant criteria and standards
Be able to craft well-researched, informative and effective scholarly presentations
Contribute knowledge and action regarding environmental issues to the public through service learning, internships, community-based-research, and other activities

Additional Specific Student Learning Outcomes for the Separate Tracks within the major of Environmental Analysis

Sustainability and the Built Environment Track

Understand and analyze sustainable design in a holistic manner.
Develop conceptual frameworks for critical inquiry and environmental problem solving.
Apply design concepts and skills for sustainability and resilience.
Integrate scholarship and analyses to test spatial ideas.


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Does the institution offer one or more sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates for undergraduate students?:
Yes

The name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):
Environmental Analysis

A brief description of the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):

A Minor in Environmental Analysis will be awarded upon completion of a minimum of seven courses, including EA 010 PZ -Introduction to Environmental Analysis, EA 086 PZ -Environmental Justice, and EA 030L KS -Science and the Environment (or EA 030 PO -Science and the Environment ). A relevant internship or field research project is also required. In accordance with College policy, there normally should be no overlap between the courses comprising a student’s major and minor.


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