Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 60.17
Liaison Mark Klapatch-Mathias
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2015
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University of Wisconsin-River Falls
EN-11: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Pam Bowen
Director of Continuing Education and Outreach
Continuing Education and Outreach
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
21

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
147

A copy of the list and brief descriptions of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
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A list and brief descriptions of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

Degree Requirements: 63 total credits
The Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Management consists of 21 courses. Each student is required to successfully complete all 21 courses to graduate. There are no electives in the program. The Capstone course is usually taken in the last semester. Each course is worth three credits.
SMGT 115 Environmental Science and Sustainability
SMGT 220 Systems Thinking
SMGT 230 Triple Bottom Line Accounting for Managers
SMGT 235 Economics in Society and Sustainability
SMGT 240 Technical Writing for Sustainable Management
SMGT 310 Ecology for Sustainable Management
SMGT 315 Global Environmental Chemistry
SMGT 320 Energy for Sustainable Management
SMGT 325 Natural Resource Management
SMGT 330 Marketing for a Sustainable World
SMGT 331 Sustainable Organizational Finance
SMGT 332 Economics of Environmental Sustainability
SMGT 335 Management and Environmental Information Systems
SMGT 340 Organizational Behavior and Sustainability
SMGT 350 Operations Management and Sustainability
SMGT 360 Environmental and Sustainability Policy
SMGT 370 Logistics, Supply Chain Management, and Sustainability
SMGT 430 International Management for a Sustainable World
SMGT 435 International Development and Sustainability
SMGT 460 Environment and Society
SMGT 495 Sustainable Management Capstone

Sustainable Management
Details: This course presents an overview of the interrelationships between humans and the environment. The material presented in the first one-third of the course focuses on important ecological concepts. The remainder of the course deals with human influence on the environment and sustainable practices to avoid or ameliorate the negative impacts. Ecological concepts are used throughout to identify, understand, and provide a basis for proposing possible solutions to contemporary environmental problems. Overall, this course will provide the student with a better understanding of how humans can more positively affect the environment in which they live. Must be admitted SMGT major or have Program Director consent on space available basis. (F, Sp, SS)


Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program:

Two undergraduate certificates in sustainability are offered through continuing education. The Sustainable Management Science Certificate and Sustainable Enterprise Management Certificate can be found at http://sustain.wisconsin.edu/certificates/


Year the certificate program was created:
2,011

The website URL where information about sustainability in continuing education courses is available :

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