University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Sustainable Business Strategy Certificate

Post-secondary Certificate - Sustainable Business Strategy


Sustainable Business Strategy Required Courses6
Sustainable Business Strategy Elective Courses6
Total Hours12

Degree Specific Credits: 12

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0


  • The 3.0 GPA requirement pertains specifically to the 12 credits listed below, not a student’s cumulative GPA. In addition to the above requirements, students are required to complete the following:
    • Meet with a SBSC certificate advisor;
    • After completion of the two required courses, complete one "hands-on" experience to learn to apply and to demonstrate proficiency with sustainable business strategies and tools, as approved by the SBSC advisor (either an internships/service learning experience or case writing/submission; and
    • Attend and complete an assignment on two speaker presentations on topics relating to Sustainability & Business as approved by the SBSC advisor.
  • Please meet with an SBSC advisor for assistance (see CoB Advising for list of advisors by major).

Sustainable Business Strategy Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
BGEN 445Sustainability Reporting3
BMGT 410Sustainable Business Practices3
Total Hours6
Minimum Required Grade: C-

Sustainable Business Strategy Elective Courses

Note: Only 3 credits of BMGT 493 can count towards the 6 required elective credits for the SBSC. BMGT 493 must be approved through SBSC advisor as having a focus on sustainability issues.

Complete two of the following courses:6
International Experience
Introduction to Environmental Economics & Climate Change
Environmental Politics & Policies
Globalization, Justice & Environment
Climate Change Ethics and Policy
Global Cycles and Climate
Environment & Development
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-