Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 85.48
Liaison Emmanuelle Jodoin
Submission Date Dec. 6, 2019
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Université de Sherbrooke
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Véronique Bisaillon
Sustainable Development Education Advisor
Office of the Vice-President, Administration and Sustainable Development
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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:
Bachelor of Environmental Studies

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

The bachelor's degree program in Environmental Studies aims to train professionals with a systemic understanding of environmental issues, allowing them to take into account the different dimensions which have to be considered for analyses and decision-making. This program enables the student to develop skills aim at collaborating effectively in order to address the environmental challenges faced by organizations by applying appropriate research methods and information analysis within an interdisciplinary context.

Specific environmental skills to be developed and associated with the degree program:
Analyze the impacts of human activity on the environment;
By way of understanding the multidisciplinary nature of the issues, collaborate in the design and implementation of relevant solutions to prevent or reduce the adverse impacts of human activities on the environment.

Examples of courses provided through this program include:
Sustainable Development: Project Analysis (Développement durable: analyse de projets)
The Main Environmental Challenges (Les grands enjeux en environnement)
Environmental Law (Droit de l'environnement)
Environmentally Responsible Behavior (Comportements écoresponsables)
Environmental Economics (Économie de l'environnement)
Principles of Sustainable Development (Principes d'aménagement durable)
Environmental Ethics and Governance (Éthique et gouvernance en environnement)
Health and the Environment (Santé et environnement)


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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:
Undergraduate Microprogram of Environmental Studies

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

This program allows students to understand the multidisciplinary nature of the issues encompassing the impacts of human activity on the environment and to take this into account while seeking for solutions to prevent or reduce these impacts.

Examples of courses provided through this program include:
The Main Environmental Challenges (Les grands enjeux en environnement)
Environmentally Responsible Behavior (Comportements écoresponsables)
Collective Issues and Sustainable Development (Enjeux collectifs et développement durable)


The website URL for the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate:
Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Certificate in Environmental Studies

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

This program allows students to understand the multidisciplinary nature of the issues, to analyze the impacts of human activity on the environment and to know about solutions as to prevent or reduce these impacts.

Examples of courses provided through this program include:
The Main Environmental Challenges (Les grands enjeux en environnement)
Introduction to Environmental Law (Introduction au droit de l’environnement)


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More on undergraduate level programs of study related to the environment and sustainable development:

https://www.usherbrooke.ca/admission/programmes/?&domaines%5B%5D=Environnement+et+d%C3%A9veloppement+durable&cycle%5B%5D=1er+cycle#domaines,cycle


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