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Environmental Management & Business Institute

EMBI

Academic Structure

Recommended Supporting Courses and the General Education Requirement Satisfied:

  • ANTHRO 100: Varieties of World Culture (Global Culture/Social Sciences)
  • BUS ADM 202: Business and its Environment (Social Sciences)
  • ECON 102: Economics of the Modern World (Social Sciences)
  • ECON 203: Micro Economic Analysis (Social Sciences/Quantitative Literacy)
  • ENV SCI 102: Introduction to Environmental Science (Natural Sciences)
  • HISTORY 220: American Environmental History (Sustainability)
  • POL SCI 102: Introduction to Politics (Social Sciences)
  • POL SCI 202/PU EN AF 202: Introduction to Public Policy (Social Sciences)
  • PU EN AF 215: Introduction to Public Administration (Social Sciences)


Upper-level Certificate Courses:

All students must take one semester of the following 1 credit colloquium course.
  • PU EN AF 390 – Colloquium in Environmental Sustainability and Business (P: jr. standing)


Elements

Students must take four courses from the following three elements in order to earn the certificate. A minimum of one course must be taken from each element.


Business Element

  • BUS ADM 322 – Introductory Marketing
  • BUS ADM 384 –Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  • BUS ADM 389 –Organizational Behavior
  • ECON 453 – Cost-Benefit Analysis


Public Policy Element

  • ECON 305 – Natural Resources Economic Policy
  • PU EN AF 301 – Environmental Politics and Policy
  • PU EN AF 322 – Environmental Planning
  • PU EN AF 378 – Environmental Law


Environmental Science Element

  • ENV SCI 303 –Environmental Sustainability
  • ENV SCI 318 – Pollution Control
  • ENV SCI 425 – Global Climate Change
  • ENV SCI 460 – Resource Management Strategy


Internship or Co-Op Experience (3 credits)

PU EN AF 490 – EMBI Co-Op Experience (P: jr. standing)
Business, nonprofit, or government setting that involves interdisciplinary problem solving within an environmental sustainability context. Internships will be set up and coordinated by EMBI.