Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.27
Liaison Meghna Tare
Submission Date July 12, 2016
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University of Texas at Arlington
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 James Grover
Professor, Chair Working Group on Curriculum, Research, and Community Engagement
Biology
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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):
MS in Environmental and Earth Sciences

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

In July of 2004, the program in Environmental Science and Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington changed its name to Environmental and Earth Sciences. While the program retains its interdisciplinary focus, the new name better reflects the knowledge and training provided by the program.
The Environmental and Earth Sciences program is designed to provide a graduate student an integrated, multidisciplinary education, nurtured through a carefully tailored degree program requiring a breadth of understanding and mastery of a spectrum of scientific and engineering principles. Among the goals is to provide students who have earned engineering or science undergraduate degrees a common ground for interdisciplinary communication, an understanding of the environment, and competence in a discipline that will enable him or her to evaluate and solve complex environmental problems


The website URL for the graduate degree program (1st program) :
The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (2nd program):
PhD in Environmental and Earth Sciences

A brief description of the graduate degree program (2nd program):
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The website URL for the graduate degree program (2nd program):
The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (3rd program):
MS in Interdisciplinary Studies, Sustainability Track

A brief description of the graduate degree program (3rd program):
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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):
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Does the institution offer one or more graduate-level sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates?:
Yes

The name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):
MS in Environmental and Earth Sciences

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

In July of 2004, the program in Environmental Science and Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington changed its name to Environmental and Earth Sciences. While the program retains its interdisciplinary focus, the new name better reflects the knowledge and training provided by the program.
The Environmental and Earth Sciences program is designed to provide a graduate student an integrated, multidisciplinary education, nurtured through a carefully tailored degree program requiring a breadth of understanding and mastery of a spectrum of scientific and engineering principles. Among the goals is to provide students who have earned engineering or science undergraduate degrees a common ground for interdisciplinary communication, an understanding of the environment, and competence in a discipline that will enable him or her to evaluate and solve complex environmental problems.


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):
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A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
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The website URL for the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
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The name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
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A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
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The website URL for the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
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The name and website URLs of all other graduate-level, sustainability-focused minors, concentrations and certificates:
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