Certificate in Social Responsibility in Business

Certificate Level: Undergraduate
Admission Requirements: Current Drexel students only
Certificate Type: Certificate
Number of Credits to Completion: 15.0
Instructional Delivery: Campus
Calendar Type: Quarter
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 33.0104
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 11-9199

 

Through course work, civic engagement and related co-op experience, the Certificate in Social Responsibility in Business provides a well-rounded look at corporate social responsibility, giving students a unique perspective on ethical leadership in the business community. The certificate program encourages students to seek co-op experience and positions after graduation with firms committed to acting with social responsibly.

Program Requirements

In conjunction with the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement, students initiate and complete a socially focused winter break or spring break project during any one term/break. The scope of the project entails civic responsibility and focuses on business applications. An example would be to assist in the preparation of income tax forms for under privileged Philadelphia residents. This project is in addition to requirements of the University 101 course.

Student will use their My LIFE e-portfolios to retain reflections and relevant writings from each of the required courses.

Coordinated with the Center for Civic Engagement, students will complete a minimum of sixty hours (60) of civic engagement while a student at Drexel University.

Students are required to earn a minimum of "C" in the following required courses, and a "B" average over all the courses.

Required Courses *
BUSN 103Advanced First Year Business Seminar *2.0
ENTP 270Social Entrepreneurship3.0
MKTG 368Corporate Responsibility Management 4.0
ORGB 320Leadership: Theory and Practice4.0
PHIL 301Business Ethics3.0
Total Credits16.0
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 Students must take BUSN 103 Social Responsibility in Business.

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