Arizona State University
Senate Motion #2012-57
Motion Introduced by: Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee, Arnold Maltz, Chair
Date of First Reading: April 23, 2012
Date of Second Reading: September 17, 2012
Title of Motion: Request from the School of Sustainability for the establishment of a graduate degree – Masters in Sustainable Solutions (MSUS) in Sustainable Solutions.
Action Requested: The Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee recommends University Senate approval of a proposal submitted by the School of Sustainability – for the establishment of a graduate degree Masters in Sustainable Solutions (MSUS) in Sustainable Solutions
Rationale: The Masters in Sustainable Solutions program is designed to prepare students for careers in sustainability and related fields. Beginning with a foundation in sustainability theory and methods, the program allows students to specialize in one of four tracks: Policy and Administration; Technology and Society; International Development.
A key objective is to learn how to apply sustainability principles and approaches to career fields that address complex human and environmental challenges.