The Environmental Management & Sustainability emphasis provides you with foundational knowledge on sustainability and its challenges. Urban environmental issues, theory and policy, industrialization, population growth, business impacts on the environment and policy impacts on businesses, are key components of environmental management and sustainability and hence, you have ample opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge on these topics. You can apply your knowledge in industry, healthcare, planning/regulation, and numerous other settings.
This course focuses on sustainable development from a cross-disciplinary approach, including, economics, management, education, policy, and science. Students discuss sustainability conflicts at the national and international levels, and use online simulations to understand and evaluate sustainability practices. Topics include zero waste, water management, smart growth, green technology, global change, renewable energy, agriculture, and land management.
ENV 325 Environmental Management
This course examines the issues in the urban environment and the interactions between theory andpolicy relating to urbanization, industrialization and the impact of population growth on theenvironment.
ENV 345 Business & the Environment
An environmental economics approach is used to illustrate the impact of the firm on the environment and environmental policy on the firm. Cost-benefits analysis is developed in student-driven research projects.