PROPOSED PROGRAM CRITERIA FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND SIMILARLY NAMED PROGRAMS
The program must prepare graduates to apply knowledge of chemistry, physics, biology, earth sciences, calculus, and statistics to understand the natural world and evaluate human impacts on the environment. Program graduates must understand the basic principles of sustainability, environmental ethics, economics, and the application of environmental science in policy formulation and environmental resources management.
The program faculty must have the responsibility and sufficient authority to define, revise, and implement the program. The faculty must have appropriate education and experience to ensure proper guidance of the program. A faculty member must be identified as being administratively in charge of the program.