Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Nathan King
Submission Date Feb. 16, 2016
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Western Colorado University
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Brooke Moran
Professor & Chair of the Sustainability Action Committee
Recreation & Outdoor Education
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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):
Environment and Sustainability

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

Environment & Sustainability students learn to understand ecological systems, analyze the environmental and social impacts of societies, and experiment with sustainable solutions to those impacts.


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The name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Outdoor Environmental Education

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

The Outdoor Environmental Education major (housed in the Recreation and Outdoor Education program) prepared students to lead groups in the "side country" and backcountry, while providing opportunities for groups to learn about the natural world, leadership, and the human-environment interface through direct experience. Issues of social, economic, and environmental sustainability are addressed in this course of study.


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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):
Environment and Sustainability

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

A minimum of 18 credits is required for a Minor in Environment and Sustainability including twelve credits of ENVS or HWTR electives, and the following: ENVS 100 Intro to Environment and Sustainability 3 cr ENVS 200 Writing the Environment 3 cr


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Information and URL's gathered spring 2015

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