Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 92.73
Liaison Emmanuelle Jodoin
Submission Date Oct. 24, 2022

STARS v2.2

Université de Sherbrooke
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Jean-François Comeau
Director, Project for the Integration of Sustainable Development in Education
Office of the Vice-President, Academic
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Does the institution offer at least one ​sustainability-focused​ major, degree, or certificate program for undergraduate students?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate degree program:
Bachelor's degree program in 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 Planning (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 or concentrations for undergraduate students?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor or concentration:
Certificate (Minor) in Environmental Studies

A brief description of the undergraduate minor or concentration:

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.

This 30 credits undergraduate program allows students to understand and analyze environmental issues through an interdisciplinary approach.

Examples of courses provided through this program include:
• The Main Environmental Challenges (Les grands enjeux en environnement)
• Introduction - Environmental Law (Introduction au 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)

Under some conditions, courses followed through the certificate can be transfered into the Bachelor Program. An academic councellor will help students select appropriate courses to achieve his own training objectives. The certificate can also be incorporated into the multidisplinary Bachelor offered by the Faculty of arts, humanities and social sciences.


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Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor or concentration (2nd program):
Undergraduate Microprogram of Environmental Studies

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

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)


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