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. SOCIAL AND ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITY: Professional graduates align personal, professional, and organizational conduct with ethical and professional standards of conduct including an understanding of corporate social responsibility.
  5. VOCATIONAL AWARENESS: Professional graduates demonstrate an understanding of God's ongoing story in the world and their responsibility to God, self, organization, and the world as a part of that ongoing story.
  6. 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.
  7. 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 35 hours

(The Social and Behavioral Science general education requirement is covered in the major by BUS 2513. The Global Studies and Diversity general education requirement is covered in the major by BUS 3033.)

Business Core 39 hours

(SEN 2013 is satisfied in the major)

Social Entrepreneurship Major 30 hours

FIN 3303Non-Profit Financial Management

3

MGT 3603Organizational Behavior

3

MGT 3683Small Business and Entrepreneurship

3

MGT 3723Non-Profit Management

3

SEN 2013Corporate Responsibility and Social Entrepreneurship

3

SEN 3003Case Studies in Social Entrepreneurship

3

SEN 4813Social Entrepreneurship Internship

3

 

SEN 3023Sustainable Community Development - Urban

3

OR

SEN 3033Sustainable Community Development - International

3

Choose two from the following (6 hours)

COM 3533Intercultural Communication

3

HIS 3423Globalization in the Developing World

3

LDR 3653Strategic Leadership Theory and Practice

3

MIN 2403Missions Outreach Internship

3

MCM 2613Introduction to Public Relations

3

SWK 3003Human Behavior and the Social Environment

3

SWK 3103Social Welfare and Public Policy

3

Electives 16 hours

(PSY 2013 is recommended)

Total Credit Hours: 120