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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 Bronze
Overall Score 38.32
Liaison Patrick McKee
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Eastern Kentucky University
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 3.00 Patrick McKee
Sustainability Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for undergraduate students (I.e. an interdisciplinary academic program that concentrates on sustainability as an integrated concept)?:
No

Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate degree program:
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A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:
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The website URL for the undergraduate degree program:
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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
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A brief description of the undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
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The website URL for the undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
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A brief description of the undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
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The website URL for the undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
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The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program(s):
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Does the institution offer one or more sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates for undergraduate students?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate:
Environmental Sustainability & Stewardship Minor

A brief description of the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate:

Environmental Stewardship is an ethic that embodies responsible care and respect for the natural environment through conservation, preservation, restoration, and responsible individual and collective behavior. Environmental Sustainability implies a cross-generational commitment to this responsibility, and to its economic, and political, and social dimensions. Considerations include—but are not limited to—ecological system function, climate change, energy use, natural resource and ecosystems/land use, and human health and well-being.

Minor in Environmental Sustainability & Stewardship (18 hours)
ENV 200: The Global Sustainable Future (Gen Ed Area 5B)
3 Hours from each of the four Content Areas (12 hours),
3 hours of approved ENV or content-relevant courses from other departments(with approval of Coordinator)

Certificate in Environmental Sustainability & Stewardship* (12 hours)
ENV 200: The Global Sustainable Future (Gen Ed Area 5B)
9 additional hours of ENV courses, with no more than 6 hours from any one “Content Area” (content-relevant electives from other departments may be substituted with approval of Coordinator)


The website URL for the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate:
Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
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A brief description of the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
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Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
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A brief description of the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
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The website URL for the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
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The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused undergraduate minors, concentrations and certificates:
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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.