Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 29.22
Liaison Navin Tagore-Erwin
Submission Date March 3, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Hawaii Maui College
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Meagan Jones
SSM Faculty
Sustainable Science Management
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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 of Applied Science: Sustainable Science Management

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

The Sustainable Science Management (SSM) program, leading to a baccalaureate degree, provides a variety of options to students seeking employment in the rapidly expanding field of sustainability. Coursework covers important contemporary topics including but not limited to energy, ecology, business and management, water and wastewater, agriculture, waste-management, economics, policy, the built environ- ment, and social science; all in the context of case studies in the larger interdisciplinary field of sustainability. Students develop systems thinking and analytical skills, which will enable graduates to apply learned principles to the changing and complex issues of the future. The program is designed to equip students with the fundamental skills necessary to bridge disciplines and to facilitate sustainable solutions and operations for any organization or community.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Agriculture and Natural Resources

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

The Agriculture & Natural Resources program provides instruction for those in need of training, retraining, or skills upgrading in the field of agriculture, and those wishing to transfer to a four-year college or university. Diverse learning activities are provided at facilities on Maui and Molokai. Graduates can start their own farming business, work as landscaping technicians, field or lab technicians, manage nurseries or act as restoration specialists.


Website URL for the undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
Associate in Science in Natural Science (ASNS)

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

The Associate in Science degree in Natural Science (ASNS) program provides a comprehensive background in science and math designed specifically for students who plan to pursue baccalaureate studies in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), or who plan to continue with professional studies, such as pre-pharmacy, pre-medical, or pre-dental programs. The ASNS curriculum provides a seamless pathway for students intending to transfer into a STEM degree at a four-year institution, in particular within the UH System where students may take advantage of transfer agreements with UH Manoa, UH Hilo, and UH West O’ahu. Students may choose to concentrate in biological science, physical science, engineering, or information and communication technology.


Website URL for the undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
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 or concentrations for undergraduate students?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor or concentration:
Sustainable Science Management - Marine Studies Concentration

A brief description of the undergraduate minor or concentration:

Courses with a marine studies focus is required for students pursuing a concentration in marine studies. The concentration is intended to be taken within the curriculum of the BAS - Sustainable Science Management degree.


Website URL for the undergraduate minor or concentration:
Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor or concentration (2nd program):
Associate in Science in Natural Science (ASNS) - Biological Science Cocentration

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

UH Maui College’s Associate in Science in Natural Science (ASNS) degree provides a comprehensive academic background for students planning to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program in Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology (STEM) subject areas. There are two concentration areas, either the Biological Science or the Physical Science.


Website URL for the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor or concentration (3rd program):
Associate in Science in Natural Science (ASNS) - Physical Science

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

UH Maui College’s Associate in Science in Natural Science (ASNS) degree provides a comprehensive academic background for students planning to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program in Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology (STEM) subject areas. There are two concentration areas, either the Biological Science or the Physical Science.


Website URL for the undergraduate minor or concentration (3rd program):
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The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused undergraduate minors and concentrations:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

All of the information gathered above was determined by the SF/SR courses that were labeled for UHMC. The course catalog was the main source of information (2020-2021) which is attached in the Optional Fields. Other links go directly to their website page on UHMC.

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