Sustainable Business

The minor in sustainable business integrates the world of business with the environmental, social and cultural aspects of sustainability. Students gain understanding of the impacts of business on society and the challenges and opportunities associated with creating socially responsible businesses.

The total number of courses required for the minor is 7 (20–22 semester hours).

Required Courses

All of the following (15 sem. hrs.)

SUS 101 Introduction to Sustainability (3 sem. hrs.)
BUS 100 Principles of Business (3 sem. hrs.)
   -or- BUS 201   Principles of Management (3 sem. hrs.)
BUS 203 Social Entrepreneurship (3 sem. hrs.)
BUS 365 Business Sustainability and Social Responsibility (3 sem. hrs.)
BUS 306 Business Ethics (3 sem. hrs.)

Two additional courses (5−7 sem. hrs.)

BUS 250 Innovation and Creative Problem-Solving (3 sem. hrs.)
ECON 325 Ecological Economics (3 sem. hrs.)
ECON 326 Energy and the Economy (3 sem. hrs.)
ECON 255 The Political Economy of Globalization (3 sem. hrs.)
ENVR 340 Sustainable Agriculture (3 sem. hrs.)
POLS 213 Comparative Environmental Policy Analysis (3 sem. hrs.)
PSY 306 Introduction to Organizational Behavior (3 sem. hrs.)
SBS 290/390 Internship in Sustainable Business (2–4 sem. hrs.)
SOC 277 Social Inequality: Class and Ethnicity (3 sem. hrs.)
SUS 335 / PSY 335 Psychology of Sustainability (3 sem. hrs.)

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