This online program is designed to equip you with the management skills and problem-solving knowledge to navigate our new economy and lead sustainable business practices and initiatives. The courses will provide you with a broad understanding of the intersections among business, natural sciences, and social systems: knowledge you can apply in your current workplace or in a position with a company that's focused on sustainability.
The required courses for this degree, when added to your 60 transferable credits from your associate degree, will total 123 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
SMGT 230 Triple Bottom Line Accounting for Managers, 3 cr.
SMGT 235 Economics in Society and Sustainability, 3 cr.
SMGT 331 Sustainable Organizational Finance, 3 cr.
SMGT 430 International Management for a Sustainable World, 3 cr.
Select one from:
SMGT 335 Management & Environmental Information Systems, 3 cr.
SMGT 350 Operations Management and Sustainability, 3 cr.
Tuition for this program is the same regardless of where you live. For 2013-14 academic year, the rate is $390 per credit. Tuition rates are subject to an annual increase and are available in late summer. Textbooks are purchased separately and are not included in tuition. There are no additional course or program fees.
Visit the Financial Aid office for information on all types of aid, including scholarships
To begin their program, students must apply for study at UWRF as an undergraduate transfer student for the degree program and as a special undergraduate student for the certificate program. Apply online.
In addition to these requirements, those individuals applying for the bachelor of science degree must also have:
Interested in a career in sustainability? Check out the great work that UWRF graduate Maggie Layden is doing for American Family with her degree in Sustainable Management.