Social Entrepreneurship, BBA

Want to make the world a better place and address challenging social issues with a strong business sense? Our BBA in Social Entrepreneurship prepares students to think critically, creatively, and collaboratively about issues facing government, for-profit, and nonprofit enterprises.

Our professors inspire student social entrepreneurs to act boldly by exposing them to people who have started social ventures and engaging the community to witness and experience first-hand what is happening right here in Metro Detroit.

Program Learning Outcomes

The following learning outcomes are linked to assignments and activities throughout this program:

  1. CRITICAL THINKING: Professional graduates think critically and apply systems thinking to decision-making.
  2. PROBLEM-SOLVING and APPLICATION:  Professional graduates apply functional area concepts and theories appropriately.
  3. PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION: Professional graduates communicate effectively by preparing and delivering oral and written presentations using appropriate technologies.
  4. PROFESSIONAL and SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Professional graduates align personal and organizational conduct with ethical and professional standards that include vocational understanding of responsibility to God, self, organization, community, and the world.
  5. ORGANIZATIONAL SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL IMPACT: Professional graduates assess the success of an organization based on the sustainability of both its mission and its economic value creation through qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  6. PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Professional graduates integrate entrepreneurial value creation in both their personal and professional lives through the evaluation of benefits and risks of opportunities.

Requirements for the BBA in Social Entrepreneurship

General Education Core 34 hours

(The Social and Behavioral Science general education requirement is covered in the major by BUS 2403. The Global Studies and Diversity general education requirement is covered in the major by BUS 3033.)

Business Core 42 hours

Social Entrepreneurship Major 30 hours

BUS 4813Business Internship

3

FIN 3303Non-Profit Financial Management

3

MGT 3603Organizational Behavior

3

MGT 3683Small Business and Entrepreneurship

3

MGT 3723Non-Profit Management

3

SEN 2013Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship

3

SEN 3003Case Studies in Social Entrepreneurship

3

Choose three from the following (9 hours)

COM 3533Intercultural Communication

3

HIS 3423Globalization in the Developing World

3

LDR 3653Strategic Leadership Theory and Practice

3

MIN 2403Missions Outreach Internship

3

MIN 3423Issues in Culture and Evangelism

3

MIN 3623The Church and Society

3

PRN 2613Introduction to Public Relations

3

SWK 3003Human Behavior and the Social Environment

3

SWK 3103Social Welfare and Public Policy

3

Electives 14 hours

(PSY 2013 is recommended)

Total Credit Hours: 120

Minors for Social Entrepreneurship Majors

Courses cannot be used for both minor and major requirements. Additional requirements may be substituted. See dean for details.

Accounting Minor - Requires the following 18 hours:

ACC 3113Intermediate Accounting I

3

ACC 3123Intermediate Accounting II

3

ACC 3143Cost Accounting

3

ACC 3213Auditing

3

ACC 3313Taxation

3

ACC 4313Accounting Theory

3

Marketing Minor - Requires the following 18 hours:

MKT 2503Principles of Marketing

3

MKT 3533Consumer Behavior

3

MKT 3543Integrated Marketing Communications

3

MKT 3573Services Marketing

3

MKT 4513Marketing Management

3

PRN 2613Introduction to Public Relations

3

Courses toward minor cannot concurrently apply toward courses within the degree core, major, concentration, or track. If a concurrent requirement exists, a student may choose from the following courses to complete the minor: BUS 3003JRN 2513JRN 3523MED 3113, and PRN 3513.

Management Minor - Requires the following 18 hours:

HRM 3613Human Resource Management

3

LDR 3653Strategic Leadership Theory and Practice

3

MGT 3603Organizational Behavior

3

MGT 3683Small Business and Entrepreneurship

3

MGT 3713Operations Management

3

MKT 3543Integrated Marketing Communications

3

Sports Management Minor - Requires the following 18 hours:

SMG 2223Principles and Practices of Sports Administration

3

SMG 2263Managing Sports Organization

3

SMG 3003Sports Marketing

3

SMG 3283Practicum in Sports Management

3

SMG 4113Legal Aspects of Sports

3

SMG 4253Facility and Event Planning

3

Strategic Leadership Minor - Requires the following 18 hours:

LDR 3633Conflict Management & Negotiation

3

LDR 3653Strategic Leadership Theory and Practice

3

LDR 3713Leadership of Teams

3

LDR 3733Leadership in a Diverse World

3

LDR 4113Leadership Research and Decision Making

3

LDR 4513Strategic Change and Leadership

3