Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Jennifer Kearney
Submission Date Dec. 16, 2015
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Stevens Institute of Technology
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Keith Sheppard
Professor & Associate Dean of Engineering & Science
Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for graduate students?:
No

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Does the institution offer one or more graduate-level sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates?:
Yes

The name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):
Certificate in Sustainable Engineering

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Objectives
Provide a holistic, systems perspective to the impact of human activity on the environment, including the role of engineering. Educate students in the concepts of sustainable development and industrial ecology. Provide insight into sustainability tools and metrics such as life cycle analysis and ecological footprint. Show how engineering decisions, particular with regard to design, can support sustainability goals. Develop awareness of the ethical, economic, social and political dimensions that influence sustainability. The Certificate is an interdisciplinary program which can also provide a foundation for continued study to a Masters degree in one of several programs/tracks, including those existing and pending in Infrastructure Systems, Mechanical Engineering, Sustainable Energy Systems and in Technology, Policy & Ethics
Content
The Sustainable Engineering Graduate Certificate consists of five courses. These comprise: a core technical foundation course, two technical electives that can be chosen to provide a focus area, a systems engineering elective and a policy elective


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