Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 38.83
Liaison James Vollrath
Submission Date Dec. 16, 2019
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Texas State University, San Marcos
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 James Vollrath
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that is one week or more in length?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution, including how each program addresses the social, economic, and environmental dimensions of sustainability:

BIO 4350O Topics in Biology: Tropical Ecology by Dr. Martin is a study abroad class that takes place in Costa Rica in which students will focus on the ecological and biological diversity in Costa Rica.

BIO 4350X Issues in Irish Biodiversity and Conservation is a study abroad opportunity in Ireland in which students will examine conservation strategies taking place in Ireland.

BIO 4350P Tropical Ecology and Conservation by Dr. McCracken is a study abroad course in Ecuador that will teach students about the global change impacts and impacts on landscape change.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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