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Sustainable Development - programs in

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Sustainable Development - programs in (and/or campus commitment to)



General resources:


Try a search on the College Navigator with the word "environmental" in the program search field (http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/)


Eco League (www.ecoleague.org), a unique consortium of green-friendly colleges stretching from Maine to Alaska.


Check out the Green Report Card: http://www.greenreportcard.org/


Information on "green" colleges courtesy of the Princeton Review: http://www.princetonreview.com/green.aspx


The US Green Building Council's green campus campaign information: http://www.usgbc.org/campus


The American Society of Landscape Architects has a full listing of accredited programs here:



Possibly related: Shaun McElroy's post on Fairtrade universities: http://www.internationalcounselor.org/?p=499


Colleges celebrating Earth Day in 2011 in interesting ways: http://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/slideshows/colleges-get-creative-for-2011-earth-day


Information on the website of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education: http://www.aashe.org/ 


Colleges with Potentially Relevant Academic Programs:


Appalachian State University

University of Arkansas Main Campus

    Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

Arizona State University   http://schoolofsustainability.asu.edu/

Columbia University has an interdisciplinary concentration

Cornell University

Dickinson College (PA) has an environmental science/sustainability program that includes a "watershed" semester (on campus, Chesapeake Bay and Miss. River)

Green Mountain College:


Heidelberg College

    Water Resources 

    The National Center for Water Quality Research

New Brunswick (in Canada)  - Environmental Studies major has a strong sustainable development element

Philadelphia University offers a BS in Environmental Sustainability.  For more information, see http://www.philau.edu/environsustain/index.html

Prescott College (AZ) - http://www.prescott.edu/academics/adp/programs/scd/index.html

Rice University:  http://eesi.rice.edu/development.cfm

Sterling College (VT) offers a self-designed major in sustainable development.   Information on their self-designed major may be found online at  

       http://www.sterlingcollege.edu/MR.selfdesigned.html  They also have a summer program in sustainable agriculture, info here:  http://www.sterlingcollege.edu/AD.summerfarm.html

Stony Brook University

Unity College (ME--"America's Environmental College") claims to have the most environmentally related majors of any college: http://www.unity.edu/

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs has a minor -- not sure about a major

Washington College (MD): http://georgegoesgreen.com/greenpledge.php

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA):  http://www.wpi.edu/Academics/Depts/SSPS/Undergraduate/epd.html



(Original "seed" information for this list compiled by Gunnar Olsen at Indian Springs School (AL) in September, 2007)

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