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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Creighton University (NE)

Creighton University’s Bachelor of Science in environmental science (BSEVS) program provides multidisciplinary science training to prepare students for employment in an environmental science career or for graduate and professional ...

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Sustainability Minor

  • Creighton University (NE)

Government, nonprofit, corporate and faith leaders – they’re all talking about sustainability. Through a minor in sustainability from Creighton University, students can find their voice in this conversation and help ...

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Sustainability (BA)

  • Creighton University (NE)

Government, nonprofit, corporate and faith leaders – they’re all talking about sustainability. Through a major sustainability from Creighton University, students can find their voice in this conversation and help make ...

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Environmental Sustainability Certificate

  • Connecticut College (CT)

The Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment offers a certificate program designed to enhance the undergraduate experience with a strong concentration on environmental issues and sustainability. Available to students in any ...

  • Posted Oct. 10, 2018
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Social Justice and Sustainability Integrative Pathway

  • Connecticut College (CT)

This Pathway brings together social justice and sustainability – approaches that have often been distinct. Social justice is necessary to sustain institutions, societies, and our planet over the long term. Likewise ...

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Environmental Studies (BA/BS)

  • Connecticut College (CT)

Environmental Studies is an interdisciplinary program that combines natural science and social science. It examines local, regional, national, and international environmental problems in a holistic manner. There are two tracks ...

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Sustainability Certificate

  • University of Dayton (OH)

The Sustainability Studies Program (SSP) is a multidisciplinary effort to encourage students to explore complex societal sustainability issues that do not fit easily into one traditional academic discipline. The genesis ...

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Sustainable Manufacturing Minor

  • University of Dayton (OH)

This minor is open to all majors in the School of Engineering, except Global Manufacturing Systems Engineering Technology (GMT). The program provides a concentration in sustainable manufacturing that will complement ...

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Urban Design Certificate

  • University of Virginia (VA)

The four graduate departments – Architectural History, Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban + Environmental Planning – each offer unique contributions to the program. The certificate is structured to synthesize concepts, methods and strengths ...

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Environmental Sciences (PhD)

  • University of Virginia (VA)

The Department of Environmental Sciences (EVSC) is an academic department offering instruction and conducting research in the areas of ecology, geosciences, hydrology, and atmospheric sciences. This unique juxtaposition of several ...

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Environmental Sciences (MA/MS)

  • University of Virginia (VA)

The Department of Environmental Sciences (EVSC) is an academic department offering instruction and conducting research in the areas of ecology, geosciences, hydrology, and atmospheric sciences. This unique juxtaposition of several ...

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Sustainable Business Certificate

  • University of Virginia (VA)

The Certificate in Sustainable Business is the McIntire Business Institute's newest offering. Designed in partnership with GreenBlue, an environmental nonprofit organization dedicated to the sustainable use of materials in ...

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Environmental Thought and Practice (BA)

  • University of Virginia (VA)

The Environmental Thought and Practice (ETP) major teaches undergraduates to think about environmental issues within a broadly interdisciplinary framework. Environmental problems concern natural phenomena whose dimensions are appropriately described by ...

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Environment, Peace, and Conflict Resolution Graduate Certificate

  • American University (DC)

Offered by the School of International Service, this certificate program equips students with the knowledge and skills to address a growing set of challenges at the intersection of environmental change ...

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Environmental Assessment Graduate Certificate

  • American University (DC)

This 15-credit program provides all of the core coursework of our MS in Environmental Science program plus additional training in environmental risk assessment. Students will learn the nature and methods ...

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Environmental Science (MS)

  • American University (DC)

American University's Master of Science in Environmental Science gives students the knowledge and leadership skills to confront pressing environmental challenges facing the world, from climate change to renewable energy ...

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Environmental Sustainability and Global Health Concentration, International Studies

  • American University (DC)

The Environmental Sustainability and Global Health Thematic Area introduces students to the socio-political dynamics of global health and environmental affairs. Students explore the multiple causes and consequences of environmental harm ...

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Environmental Science Minor

  • American University (DC)

This minor is offered by the Department of Environmental Science, College of Arts and Sciences. 21 credit hours required in chemistry, geology, environmental issues, water resources, and mathematics.

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Earth and Environmental Science Minor

  • Susquehanna University (PA)

Susquehanna's earth and environmental sciences program links the study of geology, hydrology and meteorology to explore how earth's systems work and how humans impact those systems. Students work ...

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Environmental Studies Minor

  • Susquehanna University (PA)

Making a difference in the environment requires more than just scientific knowledge. Environmental problems involve law, ethics, public policy, communication and business.

At Susquehanna, students will develop a holistic, applied ...

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Environmental Studies (BA)

  • Susquehanna University (PA)

Making a difference in the environment requires more than just scientific knowledge. Environmental problems involve law, ethics, public policy, communication and business.

At Susquehanna, students develop a holistic, applied approach ...

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Urban Resilience Certificate

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

The Certificate in Urban Resilience draws on the resilience expertise within the different departments of the School, is rooted in Ian McHarg’s layered analysis methods of thinking holistically across ...

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Land Preservation Certificate

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

This certificate is aimed at two types of students: working practitioners needing basic training in land preservation or updating about current practices and graduate students in Penn’s schools interested ...

  • Posted Sept. 27, 2018
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Ecological Planning Certificate

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

Interest in Ecological Planning has been increasing in recent years along with the growing awareness of the impacts of climate change on the world’s ecosystems, wildlife, and human settlements ...

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Ecological Architecture Certificate

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

The Department of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania offers a certificate program in Ecological Architecture that provides an opportunity for students enrolled in the Masters of Architecture or other ...

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Business, Energy, Environment and Sustainability (MBA)

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

The MBA Major in Business, Energy, Environment and Sustainability (“BEES”) is designed to provide in-depth foundations for those interested in the complex relationships between business and the natural environment, management ...

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Environmental Building Design (MSD-EBD)

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

With the renewed urgency of environmental issues-from global climate change to resource shortages and "net-zero" design-architects are faced with demands for new kinds of services that require a new kind ...

  • Posted Sept. 27, 2018
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Engineering Minor in Energy & Sustainability

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

The Energy and Sustainability (ENSU) Minor offered by Penn Engineering provides students with a broad coverage of technical and societal issues confronting the world and in-depth treatment of selected topics ...

  • Posted Sept. 27, 2018
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Sustainability and Environmental Management Minor

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

The Minor in Sustainability and Environmental Management is open to undergraduate students in the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Applied Science, and the Wharton School of Business.

  • Posted Sept. 27, 2018
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Environmental Studies Minor

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

The program in Environmental Studies is designed to provide students with the skills to understand and address contemporary environmental issues. The minor integrates studies in the natural sciences, humanities, social ...

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Environmental Science Minor

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

This minor is for students who want an understanding of the various physical, chemical, and geologic processes that work within our planet and on its surface. Students gain the skills ...

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Economics with a Concentration in Environmental Policy and Management (BA)

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

The concentration in environmental policy and management examines the relationship between business and the natural environment, including human health and safety as well as addressing a range of policy issues ...

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Environmental Studies (BA)

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

The program in Environmental Studies is designed to provide students with the skills to understand and address contemporary environmental issues. The major integrates studies in the natural sciences, humanities, social ...

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Earth Science (BS)

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

This major is for students who want an understanding of the various physical, chemical, and geologic processes that work within our planet and on its surface. Students gain the skills ...

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Sustainability Studies Theme

  • Ohio University (OH)

As a curricular theme, Sustainability Studies invites critical exploration of a multitude of complex issues from the local to the global levels, including resource management and sustainable development; climate change ...

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Environmental and Plant Biology (BS)

  • Ohio University (OH)

The Honors Tutorial College program in Environmental and Plant Biology provides students with an opportunity to study Plant Biology, Environmental Biology or Cell and Molecular Biology at an accelerated rate ...

  • Posted Sept. 27, 2018
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Environmental Studies (BA)

  • Ohio University (OH)

The Honors Tutorial College program in Environmental Studies offers students a unique opportunity to explore nature-society relations in a highly interdisciplinary environment, drawing on faculty perspectives from the humanities, fine ...

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Urban Planning and Sustainability (BS)

  • Ohio University (OH)

The Urban Planning and Sustainability major provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to envision and craft urban environments that embrace the three key components of sustainability—environment, economy ...

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147 Practical Tips for Teaching Sustainability: Connecting the Environment, the Economy, and Society 2nd Edition

  • Colorado State University (CO)

Forewords by David Orr and by AASHE's inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Dr. Anthony “Tony” Cortese in recognition for his tremendous impact in advancing sustainability in higher education.

While ...

  • Posted Sept. 19, 2018
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Education for Sustainable Human and Environmental Systems: From Theory to Practice

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

The goal of Sustainable Human and Environmental Systems (SHES) education is to prepare students to facilitate social learning in communities that builds knowledge of, capacity for, and commitment to sustainability ...

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Environmental Communication Pedagogy and Practice

  • Dominican University of California (CA)
  • New Mexico State University (NM)
  • The University of New Mexico (NM)

Given the urgency of environmental problems, how we communicate about our ecological relations is crucial. Environmental Communication Pedagogy and Practice is concerned with ways to help learners effectively navigate and ...

  • Posted Sept. 19, 2018
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Sustainability Minor

  • South Dakota State University (SD)

The minor in Sustainability provides an interdisciplinary approach to sustainability, allowing students to explore the challenges of sustainability and to think about how to develop solutions to pressing issues at ...

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Syllabus: ENVI 202: Sustainability and the Campus

  • Macalester College (MN)

This interdisciplinary class will make direct connections between global environmental issues, such as climate change, and life on an urban campus. With Macalester College as our case study, we will ...

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Syllabus: Psychology 308: Advanced Methods in Community Based Social Marketing

  • Oberlin College (OH)

This course will give you training in Community Based Social Marketing (CBSM), an empirically driven approach to changing human behavior. While the techniques of CBSM can be used to change ...

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Course Presentation: BSBA 590-033: Carolina Sustainability Consulting

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (NC)

This semester-long course, Carolina Sustainability Consulting, will provide undergraduate students the opportunity to put theory into practice by devising strategies and crafting implementation plans to advance UNC’s sustainability goals ...

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Syllabus: BUSI590-033: Carolina Sustainability Consulting

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (NC)

This semester-long course, Carolina Sustainability Consulting, will provide undergraduate students the opportunity to put theory into practice by devising strategies and crafting implementation plans to advance UNC’s sustainability goals ...

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M.Ed. in Environmental Education

  • Bard College (NY)

The Bard M.Ed. in Environmental Education program prepares educators to create an informed and engaged citizenry supporting progress towards a just, prosperous, and sustainable future. Through intensive academic training ...

  • Posted Sept. 12, 2018
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Sustainability and the Humanities

  • Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

This book explores the strong links between sustainability and the humanities, which go beyond the inclusion of social sciences in discussions on sustainability, and offers a holistic discussion on the ...

  • Posted Sept. 7, 2018
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Professional Skills in Sustainability

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • AASHE (PA)

There is often a mismatch between the learning outcomes of higher education programs and the professional skills required for sustainability jobs. This webinar provides an overview of professional skills in ...

  • Posted Sept. 6, 2018
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Food, Energy, & Water in Society Minor

  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (NE)

The Food, Energy, and Water in Society (FEWS) minor, will provide integrated, multidisciplinary, learner-centered instruction in science and science-informed decision-making about FEW issues. The FEWS minor is designed to offer ...

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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).

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