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Sustainable Business Enterprise

Bachelor of Science

Learn the business of building a better world.

Sustainable agriculture, tourism, energy management, and international development will be high-growth areas in tomorrow’s economy. Unity’s Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Business Enterprise will give you the academic foundation and real-world experience you need to lead the way.

We emphasize collaboration, innovation, nimble thinking, and problem solving to meet challenges and anticipate opportunities. You’ll work with leading national and global businesses and institutions, gaining firsthand knowledge and experience in the economics of the environment.

And you’ll graduate ready to join or start a business where sustainability is part of the bottom line.

Learn business for a better world

See firsthand how sustainability is changing business. Capitalize on green trends in energy, agriculture, tourism, and international development. Make sustainable futures part of your venture’s bottom line. 

 A Unity College Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Business Enterprise emphasizes collaboration, innovation, nimble thinking, and problem solving. Blend business fundamentals and real-world experience with national and global enterprises. 

Graduate ready to go to work or develop your own idea. Apply online to get started. 

Earn your degree.

Unlock new opportunities.


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What is sustainable business?

Exploring business through a responsible lens.

Discover what you can do with a sustainable business degree.

Make an impact as a sustainable business major

Unity’s sustainable business enterprise major is not your typical business degree because Unity is not your typical business school. Our degree infuses sustainability science into every course. And we offer four concentrations to give you more specialized study into your area of interest.  

Why choose Unity?

Study at America’s Environmental College and be part of a large network of successful, sustainable businesses and organizations. 

As a sustainable business student, you’ll benefit from: 

  • Real-world internships. Work with our career services department to find an internship with regional, national, and international institutions. 
  • Small class sizes. Receive personalized attention—our average class size is 21 students. 
  • Expert faculty. Learn from accomplished faculty, including Unity’s own president, Dr. Melik Khoury. 
  • A transfer-friendly program. Transfer in with an associate degree and earn your bachelor’s in two years. 

Break into green business. Apply online today. 

Degree requirements and courses 

To earn the Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Business Enterprise, you will need a minimum of 120 credits. Thirty credits should be at the 3000 level or above, and a minimum of 30 credits need to be earned at Unity. 

Sustainable business enterprise sample courses

  • BU 3243 Entrepreneurship for a Better World

    Dive into the basics of a business or e-business start-up and operation, from envisioning a product or service to understanding market niche and the constraints and opportunities posted by the taxation and regulatory environment. You’ll understand the framework for the entrepreneurial process and be exposed to opportunities and challenges of entrepreneurs who start new businesses.

  • EC 3003 Ecological Economics

    Examine ecological economics in both theory and practice. We’ll begin with theoretical founders and basic principles of the economics of sustainability and sustainability science. We’ll also cover an introduction to dynamic systems modeling, the analysis of environmental externalities, lifecycle analysis, and the calculation of energy return on investment (“EROI”).

  • SY 3193 International Development and Sustainability

    Learn the historical roots of the idea of development and their implications for sustainability and the interrelationship among businesses and civil society (NGOs) in addressing pressures such as population growth, food security, poverty, inequality, urbanization, technological change, international trade, and environmental change at local, regional and global scale. You’ll learn to devise innovative solutions and explore how both the private sector and civil society can create action to advance the achievement of the sustainable development goals.

View ourfull course catalog for a better look into your program. Then apply online for free to get started. 

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