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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 73.41
Liaison Fletcher Alexander
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2018
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STARS v2.1

California State University, Chico
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 James Pushnik
Director and Rawlins Professor of Environmental Literacy
Institute for Sustainable Development
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for graduate students (I.e. an interdisciplinary academic program that concentrates on sustainability as an integrated concept)?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused graduate-level degree program:
MS Environmental Science, Professional Science Master's Option, Sustainable Development and Technology Pattern

A brief description of the graduate-level degree program:

The Professional Science Masters Option under the MS in Environmental Science provides students with advanced training in the environmental sciences, along with professional courses aimed at preparing students for management and non-academic positions with an emphasis in Sustainable Development.


The website URL for the graduate-level degree program:
Name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (2nd program):
MS Environmental Science, Professional Science Master's Option, Natural Resource Management Pattern

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

An additional option in the Professional Science Masters program under the MS in Environmental Science provides students with specialized training in the environmental sciences, along with professional courses aimed at preparing students to assume management and non-academic positions requiring a Natural Resource Management background.


The website URL for the graduate degree program (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (3rd program):
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A brief description of the graduate degree program (3rd program):
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The website URL for the graduate degree program (3rd program):
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The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused graduate-level degree programs:
Does the institution offer one or more graduate-level sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates?:
No

Name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate:
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A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate:
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The website URL for the graduate minor, concentration or certificate:
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Name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
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A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
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The website URL for the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
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Name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
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A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
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The website URL for the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
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The name and website URLs of all other graduate-level, sustainability-focused minors, concentrations and certificates:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.