Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 27.06
Liaison Taylor Myers
Submission Date March 8, 2019
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University of Alabama in Huntsville
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 3.00 Taylor Myers
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities and Operations
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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)?:
No

Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate degree program:
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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
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The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program(s):
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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:
Human Dimensions and Societal Impacts

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

The focus of this track is on how humans affect the environment and the broad-scale impacts of human actions from a local to global level.This is a flexible concentration allowing students to take classes from several departments to gain a holistic understanding of the relationship between humans and the environment.


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

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

This track examines the co-evolution and complex interdependence of humans and the natural world, exploring how environmental conditions influence human societies, and conversely, how societies impact and alter their environments. Emphasis is placed equally on the the social structures that impact the causes and consequences of environmental problems (e.g., global inequality, racial discrimination), as well as social responses to environmental change and disruption (e.g., public opinion, environmental policy).


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

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

The undergraduate environmental engineering option provides an education necessary for many aspects of environmental management and remediation. Students are introduced to water quality, atmospheric pollution, environmental systems, and statistics. The student can take courses in industrial waste, environmental sampling, and erosion as technical electives. Faculty promote an interdisciplinary approach to the solution of complex environmental problems. CE graduates with a major in Environmental Engineering are prepared for careers with government regulatory and advisory agencies, industries, and consulting organizations concerned with environmental problems.


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