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Liaison Rebecca Quesnell
Submission Date Dec. 18, 2015
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Roosevelt University
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Michael Bryson
Professor & Director of Sustainability Studes
College of Arts & Sciences
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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):
Sustainability Studies

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

Roosevelt University’s Sustainability Studies (SUST) program was founded in Fall 2010 and offered a major and minor. This interdisciplinary major integrates methods from the natural and social sciences as well as the humanities to address sustainability problems and foster environmental literacy. The curriculum engages students in the pressing public policy concerns surrounding consumption, energy usage, and viable economic growth; fosters students' environmental literacy using rigorous, scholarly-based research in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities; explores social justice issues on a range of fronts, including environmental justice, resource allocation, urban development, and social equity; and cultivates leadership on issues of sustainability, one of the critical social justice issues of the 21st century.


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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 Science

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

At Roosevelt University, students pursuing degrees in chemistry, biology, sustainability studies or any discipline may take a minor sequence of courses in Environmental Science in order to prepare for a career or explore an interest in addressing the relationship between humans and the environment. The minor is appropriate for individuals who wish to enhance their career prospects in government agencies, environmental law, non-profit organizations or environmental consulting.


The website URL for the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):
The name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Sustainability Studies

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

Roosevelt University’s Sustainability Studies (SUST) program was founded in Fall 2010 and offered a major and minor. This interdisciplinary major integrates methods from the natural and social sciences as well as the humanities to address sustainability problems and foster environmental literacy. The curriculum engages students in the pressing public policy concerns surrounding consumption, energy usage, and viable economic growth; fosters students' environmental literacy using rigorous, scholarly-based research in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities; explores social justice issues on a range of fronts, including environmental justice, resource allocation, urban development, and social equity; and cultivates leadership on issues of sustainability, one of the critical social justice issues of the 21st century.


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