Curriculum

Introduction

One of the primary functions of colleges and universities is to educate students. By training and educating future leaders, scholars, workers, and professionals; higher education institutions are uniquely positioned to understand and address sustainability challenges. Institutions that offer courses covering sustainability issues help equip their students to lead society to a sustainable future.

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Routledge Handbook of Ecocultural Identity

  • Routledge

The Routledge Handbook of Ecocultural Identity (2020) is a timely book, as across the globe more and more of us awake to our always interconnected selves. The Handbook brings the ...

  • Posted July 10, 2020
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Benchmarking Sustainable Engineering Education: Final Report

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (PA)
  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)

The primary objectives of this project were to: (1) identify accredited engineering programs at US institutions that incorporate sustainability concepts into engineering curricula and within these programs characterize the design ...

  • Posted July 10, 2020
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Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics MS

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics equips students with a strong base in applied microeconomics that can lead to exciting careers in business ...

  • Posted July 10, 2020
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Environmental and Natural Resource Economics PhD

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

Our PhD students typically spend an average of five years in our program. Comprehensives in Microeconomics, Econometrics and a field (Industrial Organization, Environmental Economics or Experimental & Behavioral) are typically ...

  • Posted July 10, 2020
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Environmental and Natural Resource Economics MS

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

Most MSc students complete their program in 17 months. Students typically take three courses per term, for three terms as well as three research credits. After this, students spend an ...

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Agricultural and Resource Economics MS and PhD

  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

The Department offers both MS and PhD degrees from one of the nation's premier graduate programs in applied economics. The program focuses on the application of advanced economic theory ...

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Environmental and Resource Economics concentration

  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

The Agricultural and Resource Economics (Ag-Econ) concentration provides students with the flexibility to select a field of study that fits their career interests. Students can also customize their degree program ...

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Environmental Studies and Sustainability, BA

  • University of Massachusetts Boston (MA)

The School for the Environment's nationally recognized Environmental Studies and Sustainability program emphasizes solutions integrating the humanities and social sciences with economics and business. As environmental and sustainability advocates ...

  • Posted July 10, 2020
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Community Development, BA

  • University of Massachusetts Boston (MA)

Community development is a multi-disciplinary field based in the social sciences. In UMass Boston's Community Development program students can customize their focus of study drawing on a breadth of ...

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Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education (BS)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education major has a unique focus on agriculture, food and natural resources sustainability for the benefit of communities in Michigan, the U.S. and ...

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Environmental Studies

  • Sarah Lawrence College (NY)

Environmental studies at Sarah Lawrence College is an engagement with human relationships to the environment through a variety of disciplines. Sarah Lawrence’s environmental studies program, a critical component of ...

  • Posted July 10, 2020
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Master of Arts in Applied Community Development

  • Future Generations University (WV)

The Master’s program is flexible to fit you, allowing you to focus your degree around your interests and career goals. You can be a full-time and finish in 20 ...

  • Posted July 10, 2020
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Environmental Journalism Masters

  • Michigan State University (MI)

Any MSU School of Journalism masters student can enroll in an environmental journalism class to fulfill graduate requirements or electives. Students can also complete a specialized master’s degree environmental ...

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MA Journalism (Science and Environment)

  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (NE)

There is growing demand for science journalists who can report on health and environment issues accurately and succinctly. This Master’s programme is designed to offer the practical and theoretical ...

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Environmental Science and Natural Resource Journalism Master's Degree

  • University of Montana (MT)

The School of Journalism’s graduate program is a hands-on, skills-based program that puts students in the field reporting on issues affecting society and the natural world.

The master's ...

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Science & Environmental Journalism (MA)

  • University of Arizona (AZ)

Genetically modified foods … climate change … vaccines … stem cell research … evolution. Americans persistently misunderstand, misrepresent or disregard the science behind these hot-button issues and others. Courses in the Science and Environmental ...

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Environmental Journalism (MA)

  • Point Park University (PA)

Point Park University will offer a 36-credit Master of Arts in Environmental Journalism starting in Fall 2020. This unique new master's program combines practical communication and journalism courses with ...

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Science, Health & Environmental Reporting Graduate Program

  • New York University (NY)

The Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program (SHERP) at New York University is a globally renowned science journalism training program operating in the world capital of science communication: New York ...

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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Statistics

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for statistics.

  • Posted July 9, 2020
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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Spanish

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for Spanish.

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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Sociology

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for sociology.

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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Psychology

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for psychology.

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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Politics/Government

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for politics/government.

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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Physics

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for physics.

  • Posted July 9, 2020
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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Philosophy

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for philosophy.

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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Template - Music

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for music.

  • Posted July 9, 2020
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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Media/Communications

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for media/communications.

  • Posted July 9, 2020
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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Mathematics

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for mathematics.

  • Posted July 9, 2020
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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Literature

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for literature.

  • Posted July 9, 2020
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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Languages

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for languages.

  • Posted July 9, 2020
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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - History

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for history.

  • Posted July 9, 2020
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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Film

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for film.

  • Posted July 9, 2020
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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Engineering

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for engineering.

  • Posted July 9, 2020
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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Economics

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for economics.

  • Posted July 9, 2020
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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Chemistry

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for chemistry.

  • Posted July 9, 2020
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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Business

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for business.

  • Posted June 12, 2020
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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Biology

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for biology.

  • Posted June 12, 2020
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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Art

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for art.

  • Posted June 12, 2020
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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Anthropology

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for anthropology.

  • Posted June 12, 2020
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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Civic Engagement

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for civic engagement.

  • Posted June 12, 2020
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Sustainability Literacy in a Time of Socio-Ecological Crisis: Using Reaccreditation as a Leverage Point for Innovation in Higher Education

  • College of Charleston (SC)
  • University of Kentucky (KY)

This article presents a case study of innovation in sustainability education in higher education. It does so by explaining the to-date progress of a multi-year reaccreditation process begun in 2016 ...

  • Posted June 12, 2020
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Teaching Local Sustainability Online

  • Prescott College (AZ)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Sustainability Curriculum Consortium (MD)

While online learning may conjure up images of isolated students alone at their computers, this medium also provides ways to help people become locally engaged in the creation of sustainable ...

  • Posted June 4, 2020
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Coming of Age at the End of the World: The Affective Arc of Undergraduate Environmental Studies Curricula

  • Humboldt State University (CA)

Sarah Jaquette Ray writes about her experiences as an educator having to navigate the complex classroom emotions that arise in this age of imminent environmental collapse in this chapter on ...


Mapping the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the University Curriculum

  • University of Edinburgh

The Department of Social Responsibility and Sustainability established a curriculum review pilot project to identify teaching related to the Sustainable Development Goals in the Business School’s curriculum.

During this ...


Curriculum, Sustainability and Success: Your Curriculum Needs a Reality Check

  • AASHE (PA)
  • Sustainability Curriculum Consortium (MD)

This webinar is part of the joint SCC — AASHE series of webinars on sustainability in the curriculum

"Your Curriculum Needs a Reality Check" Wednesday, March 4, 2020 3:00 pm ...

  • Posted May 28, 2020
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Community College Sustainability Guidebook Webinar

  • University of Hawaii Kapiolani Community College (HI)
  • National Council for Science & the Environment (DC)
  • Sustainability Curriculum Consortium (MD)

This webinar will describe the particular challenges and opportunities of teaching sustainability at community colleges. SCC advisory board member Krista Hiser will present a sneak preview of the forthcoming Community ...

  • Posted May 28, 2020
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A Better Sustainable Future: Sustainable Fashion in Higher Education Pedagogy

  • The New School (NY)

This special bonus session will focus on a vision of the future where we, the fashion industry, adopts environmentally beneficial manufacturing methods and dedicates itself to act in a socially ...

  • Posted May 28, 2020
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Inside The New School's University Center: Students Foster Sustainable Behavior

  • The New School (NY)

A class of students from Parsons The New School for Design's School of Art, Media, and Technology spent a fall semester working on projects that build upon the sustainability ...

  • Posted May 28, 2020
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Sustainability Minor

  • American University (DC)

Offered by the Kogod School of Business, the Sustainability Minor provides students with a solid understanding of sustainability as it relates to the management and operations of public and private ...

  • Posted May 28, 2020
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Bachelor of Integrated Studies - Sustainability, Society, and Resource Management

  • Pittsburg State University (KS)

Pittsburg State University’s Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) degree in Sustainability, Society & Resource Management (SSRM) is the only program of its kind in the state of Kansas. This ...

  • Posted May 28, 2020
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This tab provides access to data collected through AASHE’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS). STARS is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance. STARS enables meaningful comparisons over time and across institutions using a common set of measurements developed with broad participation from the campus sustainability community. Additional content and advanced benchmarking tools will be added to this tab over time.

Programs and Initiatives

The following links connect to specific Content Displays on the STARS website (AASHE membership and log-in required).

Scores

The following link connects to the Score Display on the STARS website (AASHE membership and log-in required).

Curriculum Partners

FIE: Foundation for International Education

London, London
Business Affiliate

Strategic Energy Innovations

San Rafael, CA
Business Affiliate
Helping communities embrace sustainability.

Sustainability Curriculum Consortium

Bethesda, MD
Business Affiliate

The GREEN Program

Philadelphia, PA
Business Affiliate
Founded in 2009, The GREEN Program creates short-term, experiential education programs focused on sustainable development. TGP's accredited model has attracted university students representing over 470 universities and 70 countries globally.