Academic Program Proposal

Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
Activated
Institution
and
Proposal
Degree
Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
Objections
Received
Decision
Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
12/9/2015Morgan State University
Proposal
PBCSustainable Urban Communities2/7/2016Approved2/19/2016
Sustainable Urban Communities Program Description
The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (P.B.C.) in Sustainable Urban Communities proposes to develop students who (1) understand the complexity of sustainability in cities and urban communities; (2) Comprehend the interrelationships between public policy, social and cultural aspects of community, natural environment and systems, infrastructure, public health and economics in sustainable urban communities; (3) Recognize the place of individual communities within the context of the larger urban environment or city as a key component to regional ecological sustainability; and (4) Are competent in the application of acquired knowledge in solving complex urban problems. The program targets professionals who influence, create, or provide the policies, services, designs, and structure for healthy, vibrant and sustainable urban communities.