Managing for Sustainability (MSUS)

MSUS 200. Managing for Sustainability I. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3
This course explores how organizations manage toward social, environmental, and economic sustainability goals. Prerequisites: sophomores, juniors, or seniors only.

MSUS 301. Managing for Sustainability II. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3
Advanced topics in sustainability, including triple-bottom line performance management and integrating other sustainability themes.

MSUS 310. Independent Study in Managing for Sustainability. .5-2 Credits.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:Varies; Repeatable
Individual study or projects, supervised by instructor. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

MSUS 315. Special Topics in Managing for Sustainability. .5-1 Credits.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:Varies; Repeatable
A seminar on selected topics in managing for sustainability. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

MSUS 316. Organizing for Justice and Social Change. 1 Credit.

Offered Occasionally; Lecture hours:3
Interdisciplinary approach to studying multiple ways of organizing for the purposes of promoting justice and social change. Prerequisite: MGMT 101 or permission of the instructor.

MSUS 320. Sustainable Development Management. 1 Credit.

Offered Occasionally; Lecture hours:3
This cross-sectoral seminar explores civil society building, post-conflict reconstruction, humanitarian assistance and social, economic and political change, focusing on both sustainable development and development management.

MSUS 330. Sustainable Human Resource Management. 1 Credit.

Offered Occasionally; Lecture hours:3
Focus is on how human resource management practices can contribute to organizations' economic sustainability while simultaneously enriching lives of employees and their communities. Prerequisite: MGMT 101 or permission of the instructor.

MSUS 335. Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 1 Credit.

Offered Occasionally; Lecture hours:3
Focus is on the promise and peril of social innovation and entrepreneurship. Critically examine the promise, achievements, and problems with both. Students develop a pilot project in social innovation or entrepreneurship.

MSUS 390. Honors Course in Managing for Sustainability. 1 Credit.

Offered Occasionally; Lecture hours:Varies; Repeatable
Special and independent studies for Managing for Sustainability majors selected under guidelines of the school and the University Honors Council. Honors thesis required. Prerequisites: nomination by the school and permission of the instructor.

MSUS 3NT. Managing for Sustainability Non-traditional Study. 1-4 Credits.

Offered Occasionally; Lecture hours:Varies; Repeatable
Non-traditional study in managing for sustainability.

MSUS 400. Sustainability Action Learning Project. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3,Other:3
Action research course exposing students to principles of organization development and change. Requires students to draw on and integrate knowledge, skills, and experiences gained from core, major, and relevant CCC courses. In teams, students develop, organize, and manage significant projects that further key sustainability goals and involve multiple stakeholder groups.

MSUS 4NT. Managing for Sustainability: Non-Traditional Study. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall, Spring or Summer; Lecture hours:Varies,Other:3
A non-traditional study project arranged with an instructor and approved by the department or program chair and academic dean. Prerequisite: MSUS 200 or MSUS 300 or permission of the instructor.