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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 Silver
Overall Score 50.89
Liaison Nicholas Kordesch
Submission Date Feb. 15, 2017
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STARS v2.1

San Francisco State University
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Rachelle Caterson
Student Assistant
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)?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate degree program:
Environmental Studies

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

SF State offers both Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in Environmental Studies. The program draws upon the environmental leadership of the San Francisco Bay region, the strong campus commitment to social justice, and active campus sustainability efforts.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
B.A. in Urban Studies and Planning

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

The major in Urban Studies and Planning are founded upon the conviction that urban universities have unique opportunities as well as responsibilities to help shape the future of city life.


The website URL for the undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
Geography

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program (3rd program):

The undergraduate program in Geography offers concentrations in Environmental Studies, Land Use Planning, and Resource Management.


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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:
Minor in Urban Studies and Planning

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

SF State offers a Minor in Urban Studies and Planning designed to complement a wide range of SF State majors by offering students an opportunity to develop competence in urban planning and policy. The major and the minor are founded upon the conviction that urban universities have unique opportunities as well as responsibilities to help shape the future of city life.


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Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
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Had help with collecting data from Eva Allen, Associate, Academic & Institutional Studies
Academic Institutional Research

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.