Master of Management and Science Course Description 

The Master of Management and Science program is designed to provide advance knowledge, skills and practical assimilation of the knowledge needed to be successful managers and leaders in the business and Science Communities. The research skills and knowledge acquired through the program allow students to be prepared for the challenges and competition associated with the business and science industries. The research work and practice acquired by the students prepared them to be well grounded and rounded for their profession and to get up to date knowledge of these industries. 

Environmental Sustainability and Compliance Management -

Select 7 Core courses below and 5 required courses from the management program – 36 Credits

ESC 7000 Sustainability Management (3)

The course provides conceptual, theoretical, historical, and practical frameworks for understanding how society addresses sustainability issues. Students will learn to connect environmental protection to organizational management by exploring the technical, financial, managerial, and political challenges of effectively managing a sustainable environment and economy. The course will examine the major environmental issues and trends happening in modern society from a scientific and practical perspective, including energy and resource use pollution, climate change, water, and population.

ESC 7010 Compliance Management (3)

Using a structured research protocol, the program will help students identify compliance requirement relevant to your industry, organization, products and services. The aim of the course is to help students in developing, implementing and enforcing policies to meet operational and regulatory requirements and at the same time serving as a point of contact for auditors’ requests, preparing/reviewing corrective action plans and responses for respective areas of responsibility.

ESC 7020 Energy Policy and Sustainability (3)

The course considers contemporary issues in energy consumption and its environmental impact, including fossil fuel use and depletion; nuclear energy and waste disposal; solar, wind, hydroelectric, and other renewable sources. The goal of the course is to provide students with the opportunity to gain a fundamental understanding of the processes that give rise to energy sustainability issues. Students will learn to apply economic principles to analyze environmental policies in energy markets and at the same time understand the consequences of environmental externalities and other market failures.

ESC 7030 Environmental Law (3)

The course addresses the topics like the values, assumptions, and guiding principles which underlie this framework with the intention of giving students a basic understanding of regulatory policies. This course considers these issues and provides a tour through existing legal regimes governing pollution, water law, endangered species, toxic substances, environmental impact analyses, and environmental risk. This core course is a prerequisite for advanced environmental law offerings such as the Advanced Environmental Law and Practice course

ESC 7040 Environmental Ethics (3)

The aim of this course is to make the students to get acquainted with concepts and methods of philosophical ethics that apply to issues regarding mankind's dealings with the natural world. This course will examine different conceptions of nature, and different theories about the relationship of humans to their natural environment, that have shaped current debates about environmental issues. Overall the course will help the students gain a clear understanding of the obstacles in moral philosophy, public policy-making and public attitudes to a coherent and sound system of environmental ethics.

ESC 7050 Environmental Compliance (3)

The course encompasses fundamentals of techniques and unit operations for pollution control of air, land, surface water, groundwater pollution and provides an overview that introduces the participants to the characteristics of the government contract environment. The curriculum also encompasses across topics such as local agencies, environmental law, and environmental science, the role of the environmental inspector and basic field health and safety.

ESC 7060 Elements of Sustainable Design (3)

The course will help students learn about the practices, processes and materials with which we can create a truly sustainable built environment and at the same time address the merging trend of developing healthier and smarter buildings by defining effective ways to utilize energy and water usage. Topics will include: green roofing systems, sustainable building envelopes, innovative energy or water conservation systems, product or material innovations, or specific topical design strategies for the built environment.

ESC 7070 Environmental Policy, Regulation, and Law (3)

The course covers the basic topics in accounting that are relevant to a business lawyer's practice and to other practice areas as well. This course provides an overview of the acts, regulations, policies, directives, and national and international trade agreements, as well as other instruments. This course is designed for those students with little or no prior accounting training or experience and will make them aware of the legal, regulatory and policy framework that govern their work in support of government program delivery.

ESC 7080 Public Policy (3)

This course examines trends and opportunities in the clean tech sector with a particular focus on low carbon energy and carbon emission reductions. The program encompasses a range of specialized areas — public administration, public policy, global policy — all grounded in the perspective that policy challenges are fluid, interconnected and global that will make the students learn to think across diverse groups and boundaries. A particular focus of the course will be on the role of regulation and tax subsidies in determining the cost competitiveness of clean energy source.