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The curriculum is designed to allow students to acquire a Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Sustainability, as well as to prepare them with a fundamental knowledge and understanding of how sustainability can be applied to a variety of positions in a wide range of industries. This degree focuses on the skills of communication, management, and critical thinking needed to become a successful leader in the field, as well as specific knowledge on the business, policy, and science of sustainability.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN SUSTAINABILITY DESCRIPTION
The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Sustainability is designed to provide its students with preparation in the areas of environmental science, public policy, public health, community planning, and sustainable business practices. The interpersonal and analytical skills provided by this program, combined with the management, policy and business emphasis, should prepare graduates from this program to hold positions as sustainability managers or directors, sustainability consultants, researchers, and environmental analysts in both the private and public sectors.
Graduates from the Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Sustainability will have a high level of learning in the business background to provide understanding of the business, economic and policy repercussions of sustainability in various industries. Students will attain the knowledge and skills needed to effectively manage organizations and evaluate policy decisions in the public and private sectors with a deep understanding of the environmental science, political, and business aspects of Triple Bottom Line thinking.
To receive a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Sustainability, students must complete 123 credits as described below. The length of this program is approximately 41 months (this will vary if a student transfers in credits).
|EGN 305 Business Excellence Through Engineering Reasoning||3.0 credit hours|
|GEB 3934 Critical Thinking in Business||3.0 credit hours|
|MAN 3065 Business Ethics||3.0 credit hours|
|BCN 3550 Energy and the Environment||3.0 credit hours|
|EVR 4823 Environmental Impact Analysis||3.0 credit hours|
|COM 3490 Communication and Environmental Justice||3.0 credit hours|
|BCN 3556 Energy Policy||3.0 credit hours|
|EVR 3352 US Environmental Policy and Management||3.0 credit hours|
|EVR 4262 Environmental Technology and Management||3.0 credit hours|
|EVR 3036 Justice and Sustainability||3.0 credit hours|
|SUS 300 Logistics, Supply Chain Management, and Sustainability||3.0 credit hours|
|SUS 335 Organizational Behavior and Sustainability||3.0 credit hours|
|SUS345 Cost of Sustainability||3.0 credit hours|
|SUS 355 Marketing for a Sustainable World||3.0 credit hours|
|SUS 400 Leadership in Sustainability||3.0 credit hours|
|SUS 435 International Development and Sustainability||3.0 credit hours|
|SUS 445 Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability||3.0 credit hours|
|SUS 499 Sustainability Capstone Course||3.0 credit hours|
|MAN 1021 Principles of Management||3.0 credit hours|
|BCN 1014 Introduction to Sustainability||3.0 credit hours|
|EVR 2861 Introduction to Environmental Policy||3.0 credit hours|
|ISC 1141 Environmental Science||3.0 credit hours|
|EVR 2110 Introduction to Environmental Change||3.0 credit hours|
|SUS 275 Triple Bottom Line Accounting for Managers||3.0 credit hours|
|IDS 1021 Interdisciplinary Study 1||3.0 credit hours|
|IDS 1021 Interdisciplinary Study 2||3.0 credit hours|
|IDS 1021 Interdisciplinary Study 3||3.0 credit hours|
|IDS 1021 Interdisciplinary Study 4||3.0 credit hours|
|IDS 1021 Interdisciplinary Study 5||3.0 credit hours|
|IDS 1021 Interdisciplinary Study 6||3.0 credit hours|
|IDS 1021 Interdisciplinary Study 7||3.0 credit hours|
* The IDS courses allow credit for appropriate prior learning. Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Economics, Finance, Public Policy, Environmental Science, Sustainability, Natural Sciences, and Biological Sciences are commonly accepted disciplines for transfer credit into this degree major. Additional courses may be evaluated and accepted at the discretion of the Dean of Academic Affairs or Associate Dean.
|English (6 Credit Hours)|
|ENC1101 English Composition I||3.0 credit hours|
|ENC2102 English Composition II||3.0 credit hours|
|Computers (3 Credit Hours)|
|CGS1060C Introduction to Computer Applications||3.0 credit hours|
|Communications (3 Credit Hours)|
|SPC1017 Speech||3.0 credit hours|
|Humanities/Fine Arts (3 Credit Hours)|
|AML1000 American Literature||3.0 credit hours|
|Math (6 Credit Hours)|
|MAC1105 College Algebra||3.0 credit hours|
|MGF2106 College Math (or Math courses equivalent or higher)||3.0 credit hours|
|STA2014 Statistics (required)||3.0 credit hours|
|Social Science (3 Credit Hours)|
|POS1041 Political Science||3.0 credit hours|
|Natural Science (3 Credit Hours)|
|HUN1201 Fundamentals of Nutrition||3.0 credit hours|
|Behavioral Science (3 Credit Hours)|
|PSY1012 Introduction to Psychology||3.0 credit hours|
Everglades University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
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