Sustainable Business Enterprise graduates apply their skills and experiences to address the challenges at the intersection of economy, society, and environment, and practice ethical decision making in all facets of a business enterprise.
B.S. in Sustainable Business Enterprise
Sustainable business ventures operate within boundaries defined by both the natural and human capital of the earth's ecosystems. Our goal is to prepare innovative business leaders and managers with the ability to build and manage commercial, nonprofit, and government institutions that effectively steward natural resources while maintaining financial prosperity.
Students within the B.S. of Sustainable Business Enterprise Major choose one of four tracks: International Sustainable Development, Sustainable Energy Management, Sustainable Agriculture, or Sustainable Tourism and Adventure-Based Experiences.
The program is first-year, double-major, and transfer friendly, facilitated by specific agreements with other higher education institutions where students complete their associate’s degree and then come to Unity -- often referred to as a two-plus-two option.
6 Reasons to choose the Sustainable Business Enterprise degree at Unity College:
What You Will Study in Sustainable Business Enterprise
Many courses in the Sustainable Business Enterprise program integrate other disciplines for cross-study purposes, helping you consider many aspects of human-natural systems in your coursework. As a student in this program, you will gain refined skills and knowledge to become an experienced environmental problem-solver.
Students begin working with case studies and real-life enterprises and businesses in the first year. As the program progresses, you will be introduced to increasingly complex cases and examples. In the third and fourth years of study, Sustainable Business Enterprise students select one of four tracks: International Sustainable Development, Sustainable Business Management, Sustainable Agriculture, or Sustainable Tourism.
Internships with successful sustainable business and social organizations are an important component throughout the course of the program.
Sustainable Business Enterprise students will travel to and work with regional, national, and international real-world institutions, taking advantage of Unity’s position at the nexus of a large network of successful sustainable business and social organizations. New course options will feature titles such as “Entrepreneurship for a Better World,” “Resolving Environmental Challenges,” “Sustainability, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility,” and “Sustainable Finance.”
Sustainable Business Enterprise program course sheet
Careers in Sustainable Business Enterprise
As a Sustainable Business Enterprise graduate from Unity, students have a wide range of career options available. Employers are interested in hiring managers who understand business, the natural environment, and working with people. The Sustainable Business Enterprise Major is designed to give students the skills and experiences needed to start and run successful sustainable business and social enterprises, or to work for existing enterprises in a leadership or managerial position.
Our Expert Faculty
Our accomplished faculty are dedicated to helping you drive real change through leading-edge knowledge and expertise.