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Courses for a Degree in Social Impact

This major focuses on the fundamental issues facing society, and how business can be used to solve them.

For this major you’ll take lots of social impact classes. But you’ll also need to take classes in the arts, science, math, and social sciences to earn your bachelor’s degree. These extra courses help make sure that you graduate from college with all of the skills you’ll need to prepare for a successful career in social impact.

Here are some of the courses you might take to earn a degree in social impact:

Social Impact Courses:

  • Social Conflict and Social Change
  • Youth in American Society
  • Race and Human Rights
  • Sociology of Aging
  • Global Health and Healing
  • Data-Informed Decision Making
  • Impact Investing and Social Enterprise
  • Economics of Social Transformation
  • Theology of Business
  • Marketing a Socially Responsible Brand
  • Women in Contemporary Society
  • Community Organizing
  • Urban Sociology
  • The Immigrant Experience
  • Identities, Self and Society

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology