Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.82
Liaison Kimberly Reeves
Submission Date Feb. 20, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Colorado Colorado Springs
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 David Havlick
Asst Professor/ Director Sustainable Development Minor
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for graduate students?:
Yes

The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (1st program):
Master of Arts in Applied Geography

A brief description of the graduate degree program (1st program):

The goal of the program is to provide graduate level education that enables students to address community concerns through applied geographic research. Graduates with an MA in Applied Geography will have integrative skills that link human activity to natural systems, and that apply a spatial perspective to human and natural processes.

Areas of Emphasis

The MA provides students with specific scientific and communication skills necessary to be community leaders in their area of expertise. Graduates of this MA program will have the following skills and competencies to work on community issues:

Understanding of and appreciation for the interactions between the human and natural world
Skills to synthesize, analyze, and evaluate diverse social and physical information
Ability to conceptualize spatial relationships for problem solving
Communication skills to clearly present solutions or recommendations


The website URL for the graduate degree program (1st program) :
The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (2nd program):
---

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

The website URL for the graduate degree program (2nd program):
---

The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (3rd program):
---

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

The website URL for the graduate degree program (3rd program):
---

The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program(s):
---

Does the institution offer one or more graduate-level sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates?:
No

The name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):
---

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):
---

The website URL for the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):
---

The name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
---

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

The website URL for the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
---

The name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
---

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

The website URL for the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
---

The name and website URLs of all other graduate-level, sustainability-focused minors, concentrations and certificates:
---

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.