Sustainable Management - Academic Programs - 2012-14 Catalog - UW-Superior

2012-2014 Catalog

2012-14 Undergraduate Catalog

Sustainable Management

Faculty and Instructional Staff Top of Page

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) Top of Page

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 Top of Page

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) Top of Page

63 total credits

Required courses:

Environmental Science and Sustainability -- 3.00 credits
Triple Bottom Line Accounting for Managers -- 3.00 credits
Economics in Society and Sustainability -- 3.00 credits
Technical Writing for Sustainable Management -- 3.00 credits
Ecology and Sustainability -- 3.00 credits
Global Environmental Chemistry -- 3.00 credits
Energy for Sustainable Management -- 3.00 credits
Natural Resource Management -- 3.00 credits
Marketing for a Sustainable World -- 3.00 credits
Sustainable Organizational Finance -- 3.00 credits
Economics of Environmental Sustainability -- 3.00 credits
Management and Environmental Information Systems -- 3.00 credits
Organizational Behavior and Sustainability -- 3.00 credits
Operations Management and Sustainability -- 3.00 credits
Environmental and Sustainability Policy -- 3.00 credits
Logistics, Supply Chain Management, and Sustainability -- 3.00 credits
International Management for a Sustainable World -- 3.00 credits
International Development and Sustainability -- 3.00 credits
[[SMGT 440]]
Environment and Society -- 3.00 credits
Sustainable Management Capstone -- 3.00 credits

Sustainable Management Science Certificate Requirements Top of Page

12 total credits

Required courses (12 credits required):

Ecology and Sustainability -- 3.00 credits
Global Environmental Chemistry -- 3.00 credits
Energy for Sustainable Management -- 3.00 credits
Natural Resource Management -- 3.00 credits

Sustainable Enterprise Management Certificate Requirements Top of Page

15 total credits

Required Courses (15 credits required):

Triple Bottom Line Accounting for Managers -- 3.00 credits
Economics in Society and Sustainability -- 3.00 credits
Sustainable Organizational Finance -- 3.00 credits

Management and Environmental Information Systems -- 3.00 credits

or

Operations Management and Sustainability -- 3.00 credits

International Management for a Sustainable World -- 3.00 credits


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