Mar 26, 2023  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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Sustainable Management, B.S.

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The Bachelor of Science degree in Sustainable Management is a multidisciplinary program designed to help students gain a comprehensive understanding of the ways in which business structures, environmental processes and societal needs intersect. Corporations from across the country helped to develop the curriculum, believing in the value it will bring to their employees and their companies. The Sustainable Management program is a collaborative effort of UWExtension and four University of Wisconsin campuses: UW-Stout, UW-River Falls, UW-Superior, and UW-Parkside. It provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to create profitable businesses, vibrant communities, and a healthy environment. The program is a 21 course, 63-credit bachelor’s degree completion program designed for working professionals, with all courses delivered online.

Students who have completed the first two years of a bachelor’s degree, or have an associate’s degree, may apply directly to the program. Students who need to complete general education requirements may do so online through UW-Stout or the UW Colleges.

General Requirements
Bachelor of Science Degree

Total for graduation 120 credits  
General Education 40 credits  
Major Studies 80 credits  

Program Requirements

General Education

40 credits required

Analytic Reasoning and Natural Sciences (10 credits)

Arts and Humanities (6 credits)

Courses must be from two or more areas including art history, creative arts, foreign language and culture, history, literature, music appreciation, performing arts and philosophy.

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)

Courses must be from two or more areas including anthropology, economics, geography, political science, psychology and sociology.

Contemporary Issues (3 credits)

Courses must be selected from the list of approved contemporary issues courses.

Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning (3 credits)

Courses must be selected from the list of approved social responsibility and ethical reasoning courses.

Selectives (3 credits)

Courses/credits may be selected from any category to meet the 40-credit requirement.

Major Studies

80 credits required

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