Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.83
Liaison Leslie North
Submission Date Jan. 9, 2015
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Western Kentucky University
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Elizabeth McGrew
Graduate Research Assistant
Social Responsibility & Sustainable Communities
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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):
Bachelor of Science in Geography and Environmental Sciences

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

The B.S. in Geography and Environmental Sciences explores human-environment relationships, and equips students to meet challenges brought about by such relationships.


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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):
Minor in Citizenship and Social Justice

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

Offered through the Institute for Citizenship & Social Responsibility (ICSR), the minor in Citizenship & Social Justice provides graduates with a foundational understanding of concepts, issues, strategies, and practices of social justice from interdisciplinary and community-based perspectives. Students will engage citizenship and social justice through multiple lenses of critical theory and engagement.


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):
Minor in Sustainability

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

This program focuses on environmental sustainability through science-based curriculum.


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