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Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Sustainability

Online &
On Campus

Program Length:
41 Months

Number of Credits:

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.


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).

BCN3550 Energy and the Environment 3.0 credit hours
BCN3556 Energy Policy 3.0 credit hours
COM3490 Communication and Environmental Justice 3.0 credit hours
EGS3090 Business Excellence through Engineering Reasoning 3.0 credit hours
EVR3036 Justice and Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
EVR3352 U.S. Environmental Policy and Management 3.0 credit hours
EVR4262 Environmental Technology and Management 3.0 credit hours
EVR4823 Environmental Impact Analysis 3.0 credit hours
GEB3532 Cost of Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
GEB3934 Critical Thinking in Business 3.0 credit hours
LDR4254 Leadership in Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
MAN3065 Business Ethics 3.0 credit hours
MAN3704 Organizational Behavior and Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
MAN4654 International Development and Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
MAN4711 Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
MAR3030 Marketing for a Sustainable World 3.0 credit hours
SCM3004 Logistics, Supply Chain Management, and Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
EVR4950 Sustainability Capstone Course 3.0 credit hours

ACG2181 Triple Bottom Line Accounting for Managers 3.0 credit hours
BCN1014 Introduction to Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
EVR2110 Introduction to Environmental Change 3.0 credit hours
EVR2861 Introduction to Environmental Policy 3.0 credit hours
ISC1141 Environmental Science 3.0 credit hours
MAN1021 Principles of Management 3.0 credit hours

IDS1021 Interdisciplinary Studies 1 3.0 credit hours
IDS1022 Interdisciplinary Studies 2 3.0 credit hours
IDS1023 Interdisciplinary Studies 3 3.0 credit hours
IDS1024 Interdisciplinary Studies 4 3.0 credit hours
IDS1025 Interdisciplinary Studies 5 3.0 credit hours
IDS1026 Interdisciplinary Studies 6 3.0 credit hours
IDS1027 Interdisciplinary Studies 7 3.0 credit hours


ACG2001 Accounting Principles I 3.0 credit hours
CGS3362C Organization and Technology of Information Systems 3.0 credit hours
COM2134 Negotiation Communications 3.0 credit hours
ECO2013 Macroeconomics 3.0 credit hours
GEB1011 Principles of Business 3.0 credit hours
MAN2345 Principles of Supervision 3.0 credit hours
MAR1011 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)
ENC1101 English Composition I 3.0 credit hours
ENC2102 English Composition II 3.0 credit hours
Computer (3 Credit Hours)
CGS1060C Introduction to Computer Applications 3.0 credit hours
Communication (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

Why EU?
Accredited University

Everglades University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

100% Online Option

Option Flexible learning schedules fit for adult learning.

Multiple Campus Locations for In-Person Learning

5 campus options to choose from: Boca Raton, Miami, Orlando, Sarasota, Tampa.