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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).

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
OR
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

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