Sustainable Careers

Our online Sustainability Management B.A.S. Degree helps you understand the broad concepts and systems involved in developing and managing sustainability business practices. We give you knowledge and management skills in technology, people, economics, natural and energy resources to prepare you for "green-collar" jobs. You'll be prepared to be a valuable contributor to growing sustainability needs worldwide.

This academic program prepares you for the following careers. All job data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Construction Managers

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Our Sustainability Management B.A.S. Degree can

  • Enhance your earning potential
  • Sharpen your leadership skills
  • Broaden your green practices knowledge
  • Your organization meet environmental regulations and requirements
  • Prepare you to be a sustainability manager

SPC's business degrees feature

  • Eight-week courses
  • Courses that can be completed completely online or in traditional classrooms in central Pinellas County
  • State-of-the-art technology and learning tools
  • Full-time faculty members with doctorates and industry expertise
  • Active advisory committee members who make sure skills match industry needs and trends

Sustainability Management Bachelor of Applied Science

Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2022 (610)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2022 (610), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

Program Summary

This program is offered as a Fully Online program.

Our courses help students understand the broad concepts and systems involved in sustainability initiatives. Students with this knowledge can be valuable contributors to the growing sustainability needs worldwide. Sustainability managers will be needed in many vital sectors including: Manufacturing, Construction, Government, Military Contracting and International Business.

Various Associate Degree programs are good foundational program feeds to the Sustainability BAS such as Engineering AS, Building Construction AS, Environmental Science AS, as well as the Hospitality and Tourism AS. Completion of various support courses or program courses may align or earn a certification or license.

Program Highlights

•Energy and environmental management
•Sustainable business strategies
•Green construction and urban planning
•Legal aspects of sustainability

Graduation Requirements

A grade of "C" or better is required in all courses.

Two years in high school or two semesters of college instruction in a single foreign language.

As per Florida Rule 6A-10.04213, baccalaureate degree students entering a Florida College System (FCS) or State University System (SUS) institution in the 2021-2022 academic school year and thereafter must demonstrate competency through successful completion of a civic literacy course AND by achieving a passing score on the Florida Civic Literacy Examination (FCLE).

ADMISSIONS COURSES 60 credits in a related discipline with at least 15 General Education credits
LOWER DIVISION SUPPORT COURSES General Education (Complete 15 credits)
Students who received an AS degree prior to entering Sustainability Management (SUSMGT-BAS) should complete 15 credits of General Education for their Lower Division Support Requirement. Relevant AS degrees include: Environmental Science Technology (ENVSC-AS), Building Construction & Design (ARCH-AS), Engineering Technology (ENG-AS) or Hospitality Management (HMGT-AS)
LOWER DIVISION SUPPORT COURSES Complete 15 credits from below
Students who have earned an AA degree or other AS degree not noted above prior to entering SUSMGT-BAS should choose 15 credits in any of these focus areas: Government/Environmental Management, Green Building, Supply Chain/International Business, Eco-tourism, Six Sigma Green Belt/Sustainability Improvements or Interdisciplinary Approach.
MAJOR CORE COURSES REQUIRED FINAL COURSE - Last Semester for All Students (Complete 3 credits)

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Academic Pathways The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
  • the recommended order in which to take the program courses
  • suggested course when more than one option exists
  • which semester each course is typically offered
  • if the course has a prerequisite
  • courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)
If you are starting the program this term,

If you have already started the program,

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.
Program Leadership Information
Dr. Emmanuel  Hernandez – Agosto
Dean, College of Business
Dr. Lynn Grinnell

Florida CIP Code


Federal CIP Code

03.0299: Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other.


At SPC, our A.S. degrees in Building Design and Construction Management and Engineering Technology transfer to our Sustainability Management B.A.S. Degree.

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We also offer short-term business training and professional development courses through our Workforce Institute.

Admission to the Sustainability Management BAS Degree

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