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Sustainable Management


2012-2014 Catalog

Sustainable Management

Faculty and Instructional Staff

Mei Cao, Assistant Professor
Jerry Hembd, Associate Professor, Academic Director
Jill Jacoby, Senior Lecturer
Sakib Mahmud, Assistant Professor
Michael Waxman, Professor

Sustainable Management Program (comprehensive)

The Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Management is an interdisciplinary program that helps students gain a broad understanding of the ways in which business systems, natural systems, and social systems intersect. The curriculum includes courses in:

  • Environmental studies
  • Triple bottom line accounting
  • Natural resource management
  • Information systems
  • Logistics, supply chain management, and sustainability

With a Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Management, you will be qualified to help businesses and organizations develop sustainable practices for a global marketplace while helping to preserve natural resources and strengthen community.

This major is offered through online study in collaboration with partner universities UW-Parkside, UW-River Falls, and UW-Stout, with support from UW-Extension. It is housed in the Department of Business & Economics, and supported by the Distance Learning Center. Additional information is available at http://sustain.wisconsin.edu.

Student Learning Outcomes

The Sustainable Management program is committed to the UW-Superior assessment plan. Sustainable Management student learning outcomes and assessment metrics are developed through a collaborative continuous improvement process that integrates input from the collaborating campuses and business communities. Our program's student learning outcomes are found at the Office of Assessment website.

Sustainable Management Major Requirements  (comprehensive)

63 total credits

Required courses:

SMGT 115      Environmental Science and Sustainability -- 3 credits
SMGT 230      Triple Bottom Line Accounting for Managers -- 3 credits
SMGT 235      Economics in Society and Sustainability  --   3 credits
SMGT 240      Technical Writing for Sustainable Management -- 3 credits
SMGT 310      Ecology for Sustainable Management  -- 3 credits
SMGT 315      Global Environmental Chemistry  --  3 credits
SMGT 320      Energy for Sustainable Management  --  3 credits
SMGT 325      Natural Resource Management -- 3 credits
SMGT 330      Marketing for a Sustainable World  -- 3 credits
SMGT 331      Sustainable Organizational Finance -- 3 credits
SMGT 332      Economics of Environmental Sustainability -- 3 credits
SMGT 335      Management and Environmental Information Systems -- 3 credits
SMGT 340      Organizational Behavior and Sustainability -- 3 credits
SMGT 350      Operations Management and Sustainability -- 3 credits
SMGT 360      Environmental and Sustainability Policy  -- 3 credits
SMGT 370      Logistics, Supply Chain Management, and Sustainability -- 3 credits
SMGT 430      International Management for a Sustainable World  --  3 credits
SMGT 435      International Development and Sustainability -- 3 credits
SMGT 440      Systems Thinking  -- 3 credits
SMGT 460      Environment and Society  --  3 credits
SMGT 495      Sustainable Management (Capstone) -- 3 credits

 

Sustainable Management Science Certificate Requirements

12 total credits

Required courses (12 credits required):

SMGT 310 Ecology for Sustainable Management -- 3 credits
SMGT 315 Global Environmental Chemistry -- 3 credits
SMGT 320 Energy for Sustainable Management -- 3 credits
SMGT 325 Natural Resource Management -- 3 credits

Sustainable Enterprise Management Certificate Requirements

15 total credits

Required Courses (15 credits required):

SMGT 230 Triple Bottom Line Accounting for Managers -- 3 credits
SMGT 235 Economics in Society and Sustainability -- 3credits
SMGT 331 Sustainable organizational Finance -- 3 credits
 
SMGT 335 Management & Environmental Information Systems -- 3 credits
OR
SMGT 350 Operations Management and Sustainability -- 3 credits
 
SMGT 430 International Management for a Sustainable World -- 3 credits

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