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Sustainability Assistant Manager
Office of Sustainability
The MNRD degree (non-thesis) is designed for students who want professional graduate training with a management orientation in natural resources. It aims to develop an understanding of the interrelationships among ecology, economics, policy and culture as factors that influence natural resource conservation and management.It is intended to emphasize the problem solving skills involved in the use of science and technology to benefit humanity, not as a research degree.
To prepare the next generation of water scientists, hydrologists, and managers through teaching and research that improves the reliability and quality of water resources for human well-being and development.
To provide students with strong technical skills in disciplines relevant to water resources, including a broad understanding of hydrology and the interconnectedness of the biophysical and social sciences in water management.
To provide a teaching and research base for collaborations, lectures, seminars, and workshops to improve the communication and exchange of knowledge among students, faculty, professionals and citizens.
To encourage all water users to adopt wise water-management
To improve the availability, security and reliability of human water supplies.
Sustainable urbanism is a framework for interdisciplinary planning and design of contemporary settlements. It explores sustainability and urban design in a rapidly urbanizing world by focusing on the processes that shape the form and function of the built environment in its full complexity--infrastructure, land development, built landscapes, and facilities--that collectively make up metropolitan regions.
Sustainable urbanists at Texas A&M are members of innovative learning and practitioner communities that investigate and apply collaborative practices to design and plan sustainable urban settlements that are livable, equitable, energy efficient, ecologically sound, and prosperous.
The certificate in sustainable urbanism address the integration and interdependence of these aspects of the built environment:
Land use and urban design
Energy, materials, and wastes
Land, air, water, and fire
Ecosystems, habitats, and biodiversity
Infrastructure and transportation networks
Healthy communities and public health
Pedestrian environments and livable places
Natural hazards and extreme events
Social and economic justice and accessibility
Housing, community, and economic development
The sustainable urbanism certificate consists of a series of courses that are open to students from any graduate program at Texas A&M University. The Sustainable Urbanism Certificate is awarded in recognition of those who have acquired a requisite degree of knowledge and skill in the field. It is awarded after the completion of the program of study and is signed by the head of the student's academic department and the dean of the college. It is awarded at the college ceremony that preceded the official university commencement ceremony.
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