Social Entrepreneurship Minor
Required Courses for the Social Entrepreneurship Minor
A student must successfully complete, at Fontbonne, a minimum of 50 percent of the credit hours required for the minor.
- FCS 225
Foundations of Social Change3 credits
Exploration of fundamental sociological and human
ecological principles related to social change, including
modern/postmodern/critical analysis of collective
behavior and the individual.
- INT 207
Leadership through Social Change3 credits
This course is designed to provide insight, participation,
and discussion pertaining to leadership. The course will
also provide opportunities for students to identify their
own diverse leadership abilities and style as well as to
continuously reflect on their own leadership development.
Instruction will utilize both curricular and co-curricular
approaches in the classroom.
- HUS 221
Social Issues and Social Welfare Policy3 credits
An analysis of the interactions between social welfare
policy, social service agencies, and contemporary social
- MGT 360
This course will examine the definition and characteristics of entrepreneurship and how it manifests itself in small businesses, within existing corporate structures and social movements. In addition, the course will examine the key characteristics of entrepreneurship: including, recognizing, and creating opportunities, strategies and markets.
- COM 430
Argumentation, Advocacy, and Debate3credits
A study of the various formats and strategies of argument. Development of debate techniques through research and classroom debate presentation. Prerequisite: COM 102.
- MGT 440
Special Project for Social Entrepreneurship3 credits
The Special Project for Social Entrepreneurship will allow students to bring disciplinary expertise to working on a specific interdisciplinary concern, demonstrating their ability to collaborate across disciplines and apply their skills and talents to serving a world in need. This will be a problem-based learning experience focused on Social Entrepreneurship. Prerequisites: Students may complete an Insight Project at any point after they have completed at least 64 credit hours (including 9 credit hours in their major and 9 credit hours in the concentration in Social Entrepreneurship).
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