A concentration in Sustainable Business provides students with subject matter, knowledge, and experience to effectively integrate economic, social, and environmental goals into their work or business strategy. The concentration offers a diverse range of courses, from sustainable marketing and consumption to corporate sustainability strategy as well as internships, study abroad programs and interdisciplinary projects to hands-on experience in real-world settings.

21

Credits of Sustainable Business credits needed

Coursework to increase your impact 

Students will learn the latest trends in sustainable business, understand the role of business in addressing sustainability and social issues, drive sustainable marketing and consumption, and develop leadership skills to shape responsible business practice. Graduates will be able to confidently harness emerging trends in green business for strategic positioning and social/environmental good. 

In addition to the All-University Core Curriculum, course work for a concentration in Business Sustainability includes the College of Business Core and various electives that allow students to build a plan around their educational and/or career interests. 

What you'll learn:

  • Identify the impacts of climate change and biodiversity loss on business and society and understand how business practice contributes to global sustainability challenges. 
  • Recognize and articulate the role of business in addressing sustainability issues. 
  • Analyze the ethical, legal, regulatory, strategic, and financial implications inherent in business situations and apply that knowledge to make responsible decisions. 
  • Apply their knowledge to effectively integrate economic, social, and environmental goals into their work or business strategy. 
  • Harness emerging trends in green business for strategic positioning and social/environmental good. 

Concentration at a Glance

Delivery: In person
Credits: 21
Concentration awarded:

Undergraduate Concentration in Sustainable Business

Courses and curriculum:

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‡Additional prerequisite coursework may be required.