Our online sustainability courses help you understand the broad concepts and systems involved in developing and managing sustainability business practices. We give you knowledge and management skills in technology, people, economics, natural and energy resources to prepare you for “green-collar” jobs. You'll be prepared to be a valuable contributor to growing sustainability needs worldwide.
Our bachelor's degree in sustainability management can help:
Sustainability managers could be needed in many areas such as:
Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2017 (535)
The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2017 (535), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.
Dr. Greg Nenstiel, Dean, EPI, (727) 791-2433Dr. Lynn Grinnell, Epicenter, (727) 791-5934
Our courses help students understand the broad concepts and systems involved in sustainability initiatives. Students with this knowledge can be valuable contributors to the growing sustainability needs worldwide. Sustainability managers will be needed in many vital sectors including: Manufacturing, Construction, Government, Military Contracting and International Business.
Various Associate Degree programs are good foundational program feeds to the Sustainability BAS such as Industrial Management AS, Engineering AS, Building Construction AS, Environmental Science AS, Hospitality and Tourism AS, as well as the Business Administration AS for students interested in moving into Sustainability.
Completion of various support courses or program courses may align or earn a certification or license.
oEnergy and environmental management
oSustainable business strategies
oGreen construction and urban planning
oLegal aspects of sustainability
The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)
If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.
If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.
Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.
Florida CIP Code
1100302991: BAS- SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT (BAS)
Federal CIP Code
03.0299: Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other.
Job Related Opportunities
Admission requires completion of sixty (60) college-level credits in a related discipline, including 15 credits of transferable general education courses.
Students must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00 on a 4.00 scale in all post-secondary coursework.
Please note that total program hours may vary. Consult an advisor for any additional questions. Other relevant courses may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
A grade of "C" or better is required in all courses.
Two years in high school or two semesters of college instruction in a single foreign language.
ADMISSIONS COURSES60 credits in a related discipline with at least 15 General Education credits
LOWER DIVISION SUPPORT COURSESBusiness Support Courses (Select up to 15 credits)
LOWER DIVISION SUPPORT COURSESEnvironmental Science (Select up to 15 credits)
LOWER DIVISION SUPPORT COURSESGreen Building: Architecture & Construction (Select up to 15 credits)
LOWER DIVISION SUPPORT COURSESSustainable Business & Engineering Technology (Select up to 15 credits)
MAJOR CORE COURSESMajor Requirements (Complete 33 credits)
MAJOR CORE COURSESREQUIRED FINAL COURSE - Last Semester for All Students (Complete 3 credits)
MAJOR ELECTIVE COURSES(Select 9 credits)
1 CGS1000 is a recommended business support course not previously taken.2 STA2023 is recommended business support course3 ACG2450 offered at SPC aligns to QuickBooks Certification exam4 MAN1500, MAN1590, and MAN2571 the content is associated with Industry Certification exams in Supply Chain Management.5 Marketing courses are good support courses tying in with Supply Chain Management, Sustainability and Statistical data support6 Completion of REE1040 with a 70% or higher grade allows the student to sit for State of Florida Real Estate Sales Agent License Exam7 Completion of RMI1201, RMI2113, RMI2213, and GEB2940 or RMI2940 will earn the Insurance Customer Service License (completion of an Associates degree required)
To be admitted to our Bachelor of Applied Science in Sustainability Management degree program, you need:
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