Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.26
Liaison Jennifer deHart
Submission Date March 22, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Unity College
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Stacey Hachey
Administrative Assistant
Sustainability
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for undergraduate students (I.e. an interdisciplinary academic program that concentrates on sustainability as an integrated concept)?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate degree program:
Sustainable Energy Management

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

This program allows students to develop their talents and skills as applied scientists, entrepreneurs, business managers, and planners in the fields of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and related responses to climate change. Emphasis is placed on practical skills based on solid general theory, understanding and employing technology, practical implementation and related accounting for costs and benefits.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Sustainable Agriculture

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program (2nd program):

The Sustainable Agriculture major is designed to prepare students for careers in sustainable agriculture and food systems. The program emphasizes small-scale, local, sustainable agriculture, blending applied knowledge of plants and soils, the context of environmental change, and skills necessary to problem solve and advocate for the role of agriculture in building healthy communities.


The website URL for the undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
Environmental Policy, Law, and Society

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program (3rd program):

The Environmental Policy, Law, and Society program is designed to give students tools and knowledge needed to improve the environmental health of both humans and the natural world through wise governmental and non-governmental decision-making. Studies in law, science, social science, environmental ethics, and history provide an interdisciplinary framework for understanding and analyzing the broad range of factors that play a role in environmental policy formation.


The website URL for the undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program(s):
Does the institution offer one or more sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates for undergraduate students?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate:
Sustainable Forest Management

A brief description of the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate:

The Sustainable Forest Management minor offers students the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills to measure and assess forest and other natural resources in order to understand the ecology of forest systems.

Manage for environmental services; manage forest fuels; understand sustainable harvest methods and processes; comprehend the production and marketing of sustainable forest products; and understand how social, economic, and ecological forces impact the management of forests and their resources.


The website URL for the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate:
Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Environmental Interpretation & Education

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

The environmental interpretation and education minor offers students the opportunity to explore the fields of formal and non-informal learning environments, how people learn, the needs of diverse audiences and the best practices in instructional as well as heritage and resources interpretive settings.


The website URL for the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
Ecology

A brief description of the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):

The ecology minor is intended to compliment other environmental majors and help students develop the skills to use ecological science to address a wide range of environmental issues.


The website URL for the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused undergraduate minors, concentrations and certificates:
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