Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.77
Liaison Marianne Martin
Submission Date Nov. 9, 2010
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University of Colorado Boulder
ER-11: Graduate Program in Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Dave Newport
Director
Environmental Center
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Does the institution offer a graduate degree program that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (1st program):
Environmental Studies

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The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program(s):
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ENVS graduate studies offers a robust sustainability education with all faculty co-rostered in other academic departments thus grounding the training in interdisciplinary and systems-thinking perspectives. This is consistent with CU's approach to sustainability--that of a interdisciplinary education that trains in systems thinking and all sustainability elements.

ENVS degrees incorporate courses and expertise from over thirty participating units on the Boulder Campus as well as nearby federal labs such as:

Centers
-Center for Humanities and the Arts
-Center for Science and Technology Policy Research
-Center for Values and Social Policy
-Center of the American West
-Natural Resources Law Center
Schools
-Journalism & Mass Communication
-Law
-Leeds School of Business
-School of Public Affairs
-University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Departments
-Anthropology
-Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
-Chemistry and Biochemistry
-Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
-Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
-Economics
-Geography
-Geological Sciences
-History
-Mechanical Engineering
-Philosophy
-Political Science
-Sociology
Programs
-Baker Residential Academic Program
-Environmental Studies Program
Institutes
-Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences
-Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research
-Institute of Behavioral Science
-Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics
Federal Labs
-National Center for Atmospheric Research
-National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Others
-Climate, Energy and Sustainability
-Energy Initiative
-Environmental Center
-Western Water Assessment

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