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 Area 1: Integrative Sustainability Management ​


  • Required: SUMA PS4100 Sustainability Management (3 CREDITS)      

  • Required: SUMA PS5200 Integrative Capstone Workshop (3 CREDITS)  

  • Approved Integrative Sustainability Management Elective Course (3 CREDITS)

These three courses give students an understanding of the elements of sustainability by teaching them about the complex interactions between natural and social systems which sustainability practitioners must always consider. Students will also learn about the different ways in which “sustainability” is understood.


SUMA PS4100 Sustainability Management

SUMA PS5200 Integrative Capstone Workshop


SUMA PS4030 Hungry City Workshop

SUMA PS4115 Innovative Sustainability Leadership

SUMA PS4130 Sustainable Cities

SUMA PS4310 Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership

SUMA PS4490 Women in Cities: Integrating Needs, Rights, Access and Opportunity into Sustainable Urban Design, Planning and Management

SUMA PS4734 Practicum on Environmental Research

SUMA PS5025 Corporate Sustainability Reporting and Strategy

SUMA PS5150 Energy and Sustainable Development

SUMA PS5170 Sustainable Operations

SUMA PS5180 Writing about Global Science for International Media

SUMA PS5199 Sustainable Transportation Economy 

SUMA PS5240 Sustainable Agriculture​

SUMA PS5250 Building a Sustainable Detroit: A Case Study in Urban Resilience

SUMA PS5460 Writing Op-Eds, Small Personal Essays and Blog Posts

SUMA PS5470 Circular Economy for Sustainability Professionals

SUMA PS5525 Consumerism and Sustainability

SUMA PS5690 Environmental Infrastructure for Sustainable Cities

SUMA PS5700 Ethics for Sustainability Management and Finance

SUMA PS5888 Geographies of Environmental Justice & Sustainability

SUMA PS6131 Understanding the SEC’s Climate-Related Disclosure Rules and Global ESG Disclosure Regulations

SUMA PS6135 Art and Sustainability

For other approved courses in this area, please visit this page

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