About the Major
Business sustainability and environmental management incorporates environmental science with business and economics, and focuses on how private-sector businesses can practice sound environmental stewardship while achieving profit and providing value to shareholders. Students will learn about financial decision-making associated with sustainable practices through capital budgeting, costing, risk assessment and other performance metrics. This major builds business and environmental skills that promote future leaders of competitive and sustainable enterprises and addresses a projected need for people who can integrate sustainability principles into businesses.
Possible job and internship opportunities include: entrepreneurship and business start-up, procurement and business operations, environmental management, environmental/sustainability consulting, finance/accounting, environmental affairs and product or process design.