CAS Core Requirements Credits

Sustainability and Business majors must take

  • ENV 100/101 - Introduction to Environmental Issues (for ENV requirement)    
  • LIT 121/122 - Literature, Nature & the Environment (for EXP requirement)    
  • BUEC 104/105 - Economics in Context (for EXP requirement)    
  • BIO 105/105L - Biology I: Ecology/Evolution/Lab (for lab science requirement)    
  • MAT 150 - Statistics for Life Sciences (for math requirement)    
  • ENV 200 - Society, Population and Environment (for SGA requirement)    
  • ENV 208 - Climate Change: Causes, Consequences, Solutions (for SGA requirement) 
 
Total 42–46
Program Required Courses Credits
BUAC 201 - Financial Accounting 3
BUEC 204 - Microeconomics 3
BUEC 390 - Environmental Economics 3
BUMG 200 - Management 3
BUMK 200 - Marketing 3
ENV 240 - Environmental Sustainability Lab 2
ENV 250 - Environmental Policy in Comparative Perspective 3
ENV 344 - Environmental Ethics or BUMG 311 - Business and Society Relations 3
Environmental Studies Electives (2 courses, see table below) 6
Business Electives (2 courses, see table below) 6
ENV 295 - Internship or BUMG 295 - Internship 3
ENV 495 - Advanced Internship or BUMG 495A - Advanced Internship 3–12
ENV 499 - Senior Capstone 3
Total 44-52
Open Electives (as needed to reach 120 credits) (suggested Elective: ENG 317) Variable
Minimum Total Required Credits 120

Electives

Environmental Studies Elective Suggestions
ENV 309 - Sustainability and Ecological Restoration
ENV 313 - Wetland Restoration: Science and Policy
ENV 316/316L - Land Conservation Practicum/with lab
ENV 321 - Environmental Communication: Expert Practices for Ecosystem Management
ENV 328 - Environmental Pollution: Ecosystems, Wildlife and Human Health
ENV 340 - Environmental Movements and Social Change
ENV 341 - Indigenous Ecology, Conservation Biology, and the Politics of Knowledge
ENV 348 - Environment, Health & Community Development in East Africa
ENV 357 - Sustaining Water: Social and Global Perspectives
ENV 376 - Caribbean Sustainable Development
Business Elective Suggestions
BUEC 395 - Ecological Economics
BUMG 303 - Management of Nonprofits
BUMG 307 - Operations Management
BUMG 312 - Entrepreneurship/Sm Bus Management
BUMG 315 - Triple Bottom Line Reporting
BUMG 325 - Legal Environment of Business
BUMG 410 - Creating Social Enterprises through Design Thinking & Innovation

Additional Information

  1. Students may choose to tailor the last two years of course selections to their specific interests. For example, in close consultation with their academic advisor, they may select upper-level business and environmental studies electives that would result in an informal concentration in one or more areas including Non-Profit Sector, Corporate/Public Sector Sustainability, Small Business/Entrepreneurship.
  2. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in study abroad. Academic advisors will help tailor a student’s program to create opportunities for study abroad.

Students in this major can participate in the pre-health graduate school preparation tracks.

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