B.S. IN SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS ENTERPRISE
A sustainable business degree
With a Sustainable Business Enterprise degree, you don’t have to choose between your business career and the environment.
B.S. in Sustainable Business Enterprise
The Unity College Sustainable Business Enterprise major is not your typical business degree because Unity is not your typical business school. Graduates understand environmental and social impact of business decisions while gaining a strong foundation in business practices. Sustainability science principles are a part of every course. And we offer four tracks designed to give you hands-on training in highly employable fields:
America’s Environmental College is in the middle of a large network of successful, sustainable businesses and organizations. And we have been doing it for over 50 years.
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
Unlike other business schools, Unity College Sustainable Business Enterprise students learn all the basics of business within a socially and environmentally responsible context. This is referred to as “The Triple Bottom Line:”
Core business classes include:
- Sustainable Financial Management
- Managerial and Environmental Accounting
- Marketing and Mindset
- Introduction to Economics and Economic Criticism
- Ecological Economics
Some of the unique courses offered include:
- Entrepreneurship for a Better World
- Society and Sustainability
- Green Building
- Sustainable Ecotourism
- Sustainable Management and Leadership
- International Development and Sustainability
- Resolving Environmental Challenges
- Business Capstone in Strategic Management
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 Energy 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.
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 accomplished faculty are dedicated to helping you drive real change through leading-edge knowledge and expertise.