Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.07
Liaison Eva Rocke
Submission Date March 21, 2014
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University of Montana
ER-10: Undergraduate Program in Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Cherie Peacock
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer an undergraduate degree program that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

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

The website URL for the program (1st program):
The name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Bachelor of Science in Forestry

The website URL for the program (2nd program):
The name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
Parks, Tourism, and Recreation Management

The website URL for the program (3rd program):
The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program(s):

Resource Conservation, http://www.cfc.umt.edu/rc/

Wildland Restoration, http://www.cfc.umt.edu/wildland


Environmental Studies
The EVST program seeks to provide students with the literacy, skills, and commitment needed to foster a healthy natural environment and to create a more sustainable, equitable, and peaceful world. To these ends, the EVST program educates and challenges students to become knowledgeable, motivated and engaged in environmental affairs. Students will acquire the skills and awareness that will enable them to promote positive social change and to improve both the environment and communities of Montana, and thereby the lives of Montanans.

Bachelor of Science in Forestry
Students will develop the necessary knowledge and skills to solve problems faced by natural resource management agencies and/or businesses. They will also nurture written and oral communication skills, while also creating an understanding for the biophysical environment. Students will acquire knowledge on quantitative and qualitative analysis to apply science-based methods to natural resource questions. They will also develop a respect and understanding for multiple values associated with natural resources and conservation.

Parks, Tourism, and Recreation Management
This Bachelor of Science in Recreation Management offers a multidisciplinary program featuring social, ecological, and political dimensions.

Resource Conservation
An undergraduate major integrating social and natural sciences to address real world environmental challenges.

Wildland Restoration
The Wildland Restoration major provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to work in the area of ecological restoration. Ecological restoration is the fastest growing area of focus and employment in natural resource management. Students completing a major in Wildland Restoration at the university of Montana will be qualified to work in a number of fields concentrating on restoration or ecologically-based management of forest, grassland, riverine, and riparian ecosystems in both the private and public sector. The curriculum is also designed to prepare students for entry into graduate school for those who wish to pursue a higher education.

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