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Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Sustainability

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On Campus

Program Length:
41 Months

Number of Credits:
123

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.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

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.

PROGRAM OUTLINE

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).

Business Excellence Through Engineering Reasoning 3.0 credit hours
Critical Thinking in Business 3.0 credit hours
Business Ethics 3.0 credit hours
Energy and the Environment 3.0 credit hours
Environmental Impact Analysis 3.0 credit hours
Communication and Environmental Justice 3.0 credit hours
Energy Policy 3.0 credit hours
US Environmental Policy and Management 3.0 credit hours
Environmental Technology and Management 3.0 credit hours
Justice and Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
Logistics, Supply Chain Management, and Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
Organizational Behavior and Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
Cost of Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
Marketing for a Sustainable World 3.0 credit hours
Leadership in Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
International Development and Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
Sustainability Capstone Course 3.0 credit hours

Principles of Management 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Environmental Policy 3.0 credit hours
Environmental Science 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Environmental Change 3.0 credit hours
Triple Bottom Line Accounting for Managers 3.0 credit hours

Interdisciplinary Studies 1 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 2 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 3 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 4 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 5 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 6 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 7 3.0 credit hours
OR
Accounting Principles I 3.0 credit hours
Organization and Technology of Information Systems 3.0 credit hours
Negotiation Communications 3.0 credit hours
Macroeconomics 3.0 credit hours
Principles of Business 3.0 credit hours
Principles of Supervision 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Marketing 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)
English Composition I 3.0 credit hours
English Composition II 3.0 credit hours
Computers (3 Credit Hours)
Introduction to Computer Applications 3.0 credit hours
Communications (3 Credit Hours)
Speech 3.0 credit hours
Humanities/Fine Arts (3 Credit Hours)
American Literature 3.0 credit hours
Math (6 Credit Hours)
College Algebra 3.0 credit hours
OR
College Math (or Math courses equivalent or higher) 3.0 credit hours
Statistics (required) 3.0 credit hours
Social Science (3 Credit Hours)
Political Science 3.0 credit hours
Natural Science (3 Credit Hours)
Fundamentals of Nutrition 3.0 credit hours
Behavioral Science (3 Credit Hours)
Introduction to Psychology 3.0 credit hours

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