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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 29.52
Liaison Stephen Pepper
Submission Date Sept. 25, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Illinois Institute of Technology
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Stephen Pepper
Assistant Director of Sustainability
Office of Campus Energy & 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)?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate degree program:
Bachelor's of Science in Environmental Chemistry

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

In this discipline you will learn and discover chemical solutions to environmental issues: environmental protection and remediation, energy, green chemistry, environmental analytical chemistry, and more. The only program of its kind in the Chicago area, Illinois Tech’s environmental chemistry B.S. program offers you a rigorous education in traditional chemistry paired with a fundamental interdisciplinary background in chemical applications to environmental problems. You will gain the advanced skills necessary to develop a career in the field of atmospheric and environmental science, environmental analytical chemistry, or enviornmental health science.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Bachelor's of Science in Economic Development Policy

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

A degree in social and economic development policy at Illinois Tech will help you hone your knowledge of how globalization is impacting your local community and vice versa. It will equip you with the skills you need to work on the front lines of public policy development, opening doors to careers that are actively engaged with the social, economic and environmental policy issues that are as fundamental today as they will be decades into the future. You will also focus on the role technology plays in alleviating poverty, as well as how technology shapes economic competitiveness.


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Does the institution offer one or more sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates for undergraduate students?:
No

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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.