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Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements

Course Requirements​

To earn the Master of Science in Sustainable Management, students must complete a total of 12 courses. Five courses are required core courses, four are selected from the list of business foundation electives and three are selected from the list of interdisciplinary electives. ​

Core Courses

Course Title Quarter Hours
ACC 500FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING4
ENV 506SUSTAINABILITY SCIENCE: ENVIRONMENTAL LIMITS, HUMAN NEEDS, & SYSTEMS THINKING4
FIN 559SUSTAINABLE VALUE CREATION4
GSB 595DEVELOPING SUSTAINABLE STRATEGIES: PRACTICUM4
MGT 515SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT4

Business Foundation Electives

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select four of the following: 16
ECO 509
BUSINESS CONDITIONS ANALYSIS
GSB 420
BUSINESS ANALYTICS TOOLS
MGT 500
MANAGING FOR EFFECTIVE AND ETHICAL ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
MGT 502
OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
MGT 508
LEAN & SIX SIGMA
MGT 535
CHANGE MANAGEMENT AND CONSULTING
MGT 556
ETHICS AND LEADERSHIP
MGT 595
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE
MKT 559
EMERGING MARKETS

Interdisciplinary Electives 

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select three of the following:12
ECO 423
ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND PUBLIC POLICY
ECO 424
MICROECONOMIC THEORY
ECO 425
PUBLIC ECONOMICS
GEO 441
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
GSB 650
RELIGIOUS ETHICS AND ECONOMICS
MLS 409
ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY
MLS 452
BUSINESS, SOCIETY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
MLS 462
TOPICS IN BUSINESS ETHICS
MPS 511
SUSTAINABLE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
MPS 604
SPECIAL TOPICS (Environmental Policy/Sustainable Source Reduction)
MPS 611
MANAGEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL NGOs
RE 798
SPECIAL TOPICS (Sustainable Building and Real Estate )

​Degree Requirements

  1. Satisfactory completion of the college residency requirement.
  2. Satisfactory completion of the 12 required courses, or their substitutes as approved by the Chair of the Management Department.
  3. All courses for credit toward the degree must be completed within six calendar years after the candidate’s first term of enrollment in the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. After a lapse of six years a course is expired. An expired course is not acceptable for the purpose of satisfaction of degree requirements and is not applicable to the degree.​

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