Managing for sustainability

Students working toward Chico State’s new minor in sustainability are learning the impact businesses have on the environment and the actions business leaders can take to reduce the ecological footprint of their companies.

The 18-unit interdisciplinary minor combines business classes with sustainability-focused classes in environmental studies, recreation, economics, sociology and agriculture.

Three required courses:
Survey of Management

Managing for Sustainability

Managing Project Teams

One course selected from:
Environmental Issues

Environmental Sociology

Two courses selected from:
Agricultural Ecology

Environmental Economics

Geographies of Disaster

Intro to Environmental Science

Environmental Health

Environmental Ethics

Environmental Politics and Administration

Natural Resources and the Informed Citizen

Cross-Cultural Environmental Ethics