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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.

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Liaison Ryan Buchholdt
Submission Date Aug. 12, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Alaska Anchorage
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Paula Williams
Sustainability Director
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for graduate students?:
Yes

The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (1st program):
Environmental Regulations and Permitting

A brief description of the graduate degree program (1st program):

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:
Apply the principles and requirements of major federal environmental laws and regulations, including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the Clean Water Act (CWA), and state laws and regulations to projects, policy changes and other applicable activities.
Synthesize practical challenges facing applicants, policymakers, agency personnel and the public in working with federal and state laws and regulations.
Understand the environmental data needs and data management options associated with federal and state.permitting requirements for proposed development projects.
Specify NEPA, CWA and other state and federal permitting requirements for Alaska-based projects.
Understand and anticipate the positions and interests of various Alaska stakeholders (including government policymakers, agency personnel, industry, municipalities, nongovernmental organizations and the general public) to facilitate conflict resolution potentially encountered during the regulatory and permitting process.
- See more at: http://catalog.uaa.alaska.edu/graduateprograms/coeng/appliedenvironmentalscienceandtechnology/gradcert-environmentalregulationspermitting/#learningoutcomestext


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The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (2nd program):
Applied Environmental Science and technology

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The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program(s):
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Does the institution offer one or more graduate-level sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates?:
Yes

The name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):
Environmental Studies

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):

Minor in Environmental Studies (catalog.uaa.alaska.edu/
undergraduateprograms/cas/environmentandsociety/minorenvironmentalstudies)


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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.