Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.78
Liaison Sarah Rykal
Submission Date Nov. 4, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Wisconsin-Stout
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Tim Cline
Graduate Assistant
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for undergraduate students?:
Yes

The name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (1st program):
B.S. Environmental Science

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

The Environmental Science degree provides students with the knowledge and skills to focus on environmental preservation, restoration, and sustainable management. The degree prepares and establishes flexibility to convert the skills acquired into a rapidly changing global field.


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The name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
B.S. Applied Social Science

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

The Applied Social Science degree provides students with the knowledge and skills to focus on economics, political science and history, or sociology and anthropology in order to address complex real-world problems and issues.


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The name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
B.S. Sustainable Management

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

The Sustainable Management degree provides students with knowledge and skills to integrate sustainability into corporate business operations.


The 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, concentrations or certificates for undergraduate students?:
Yes

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

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

The minor in sustainability is intended to draw from and supplement most majors to explore the challenges of sustainability and how it may be used to develop solutions to pressing issues at local and global levels.


The website URL for the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):
The name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Applied Peace Studies

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

The Applied Peace Studies minor was developed to promote a critical understanding of the nature and dynamics of violent conflict and the conditions and practice of peace. It provides a structured program of study for students who wish to explore issues of violence and conflict, social and environmental justice, human rights, and peace in its many forms.
This program is founded on the premise that education can contribute to society by helping students understand and deal creatively with the consequences of violent human behavior and develop the skills to make the world a more peaceful place to live.


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The name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
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The name, brief description and URL of all other undergraduate-level sustainability-focused minors, concentrations and certificates:
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In 2014-2015, a GA in the Sustainability Office created a questionnaire for each academic department to complete. In most cases, the GA met with a department's faculty to explain the definition of sustainability and ask instructors if any of their courses were sustainability-focused or sustainability-related. In other cases, the department chair was provided with a copy of the STARS definition of sustainability and the department chair talked to instructors themselves to complete the questionnaire through an online survey or with a private interview with the GA.

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