Sustainable Management

Degree Requirements: 63 total credits

The Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Management consists of 21 courses. Each student is required to successfully complete all 21 courses to graduate. There are no electives in the program. The Capstone course is usually taken in the last semester. Each course is worth three credits.

SMGT 115 Environmental Science and Sustainability
SMGT 220 Systems Thinking
SMGT 230 Triple Bottom Line Accounting for Managers
SMGT 235 Economics in Society and Sustainability
SMGT 240 Technical Writing for Sustainable Management
SMGT 310 Ecology for Sustainable Management
SMGT 315 Global Environmental Chemistry
SMGT 320 Energy for Sustainable Management
SMGT 325 Natural Resource Management
SMGT 330 Marketing for a Sustainable World
SMGT 331 Sustainable Organizational Finance
SMGT 332 Economics of Environmental Sustainability
SMGT 335 Management and Environmental Information Systems
SMGT 340 Organizational Behavior and Sustainability
SMGT 350 Operations Management and Sustainability
SMGT 360 Environmental and Sustainability Policy
SMGT 370 Logistics, Supply Chain Management, and Sustainability
SMGT 430 International Management for a Sustainable World
SMGT 435 International Development and Sustainability
SMGT 460 Environment and Society
SMGT 495 Sustainable Management Capstone


  • College Algebra (UW Colleges MAT 110 or equivalent)
  • Statistics (UW Colleges MAT 117 or equivalent)
  • General Chemistry (UW Colleges CHEM 125 or equivalent)
  • Introductory Biology (UW Colleges BIO 109 or equivalent)
  • Introductory Communications (UW Colleges COM 103 or equivalent)

General Education and University Requirements

All students enter this program with at least 60 college-level semester credits of transferable coursework with a 2.0 or better grade point average (GPA). In addition to the general education requirements, UW-River Falls students must complete two, university-required courses in American cultural diversity and global perspectives. See list of approved courses.

Sustainable Management

Academic Adviser and Director: Robert W. Baker

Program Manager: Angela Whitaker

The Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Managementlink is a collaborative effort of UW-Extension and four University of Wisconsin campuses - UW-Parkside, UW-River Falls, UW-Stout, and UW-Superior - that provides the knowledge and skills students need to create profitable businesses, vibrant communities, and a healthy environment for Wisconsin, the United States, and the world. At UW-River Falls, the Sustainable Management major is housed in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences.