Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.21
Liaison Imad Alsyouf
Submission Date May 9, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Sharjah
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00
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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:
BSc. Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

The Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering (SREE) is dedicated to preparing students for their future profession or graduate studies in sustainable and renewable energy fields. The program provides its graduate engineers with top-rated, professional education in the field of sustainable and renewable energy engineering. The program is intended to be a leader in providing theoretical knowledge and practices required for the design, development, implementation, and improvement of integrated sustainable energy systems that include people, materials, information, and equipment required to generate, store and distribute energy from sustainable and renewable sources. The program objectives to graduate engineers to be able to:
- Pursue advanced education, research and development, and other creative and innovative efforts in science, engineering, and technology.
- Apply their engineering knowledge, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills in professional Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering Practice.
- Participate as leaders in addressing the social, economic, and environmental issues involved in sustainable and renewable energy technologies.
- Identify and employ the best contemporary tools to propose effective solutions in the design of energy systems.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health Science

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

This program graduates environmental health professionals equipped with an understanding of how the environment impacts health and how to assess and control environmental determinants having an impact on health. Students further learn to develop and modify plans that will help to protect the environment. Since its launch, the Bachelor of Science program in Environmental Health Science integrates diverse tenets of environmental health in a pursuit to acquire, disseminate, and apply knowledge critical to understanding and mitigating the impacts of the natural, built, and social environments on human health, and to promoting environmental sustainability. The curriculum emphasizes the evaluation and control of major and contemporary environmental health issues in such fields as water supply and sanitation, waste management, occupational health, food safety, vector control, air and marine pollution, climate change, sustainable development, among others. Therefore, the program’s learning outcomes are highly in-line with several of United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals including clean water and sanitation, good health and wellbeing, life on land, life below water, and climate action.


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Does the institution offer one or more sustainability-focused minors or concentrations for undergraduate students?:
No

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