Minor in Social Entrepreneurship Curriculum

Minor in Social Entrepreneurship Curriculum

Program: Minor. Impact: Major.

Social Entrepreneurship is one of three concentrations within the Entrepreneurship Minor at UVA, which is administratively hosted within the McIntire School of Commerce. The minor program consists of 15 credits total. Students must complete ENTP 1010: Startup to gain access to the Entrepreneurship Minor application and express a preference for the social entrepreneurship concentration in their application. Upon acceptance to the Minor in Social Entrepreneurship, students complete a core and capstone course through the Batten School in addition to two electives of choice offered by schools across the university.

The Batten School’s experiential social entrepreneurship curriculum focuses on impact investing, entrepreneurial approaches to global development and equity-based leadership. Options for J-Term and study abroad are available. Courses that count as electives toward the minor are available across the university, and students in the minor program gain access to popular courses in other schools of enrollment. A comprehensive list of all classes offered for minor credit is available on the McIntire School website.

Prerequisites

Students must complete ENTP 1010: Startup (3 credits) to gain access to the Entrepreneurship Minor application.

Minor Requirements (18 credits)

  • LPPP 3050: Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
  • Two electives (6 credits) of choice. Students are able to choose from more than 45 electives offered across the university. A comprehensive list of all classes offered for minor credit is available on the McIntire School website.
  • LPPS 4735: Experiential Social Entrepreneurship Capstone

Core Courses Offered Fall 2021 and Spring 2022

  • ENTP 1010: Startup: An Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • LPPS 3050: Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship
  • LPPS 4735: Experiential Social Entrepreneurship – CAPSTONE

Fall 2021 Electives

  • LPPP 3500: Equity by Design: Transformative Social Enterprise
  • LPPL 3100: Foundations of Behavioral Science
  • LPPS: 3295: Global Humanitarian Crises Response

J-Term Electives

  • LPPP 3500: Corporate Social Responsibility
  • LPPP 3500: Impact Investing in Action: Appalachia

Spring 2022 Electives

  • LPPS 4720: Open Source for the Common Good
  • LPPS 3290: Social Innovation in Emerging Markets: India and Southeast Asia
  • LPPS 4730: Impact Investing

Summer Session I Electives

  • LPPS 4550 / 5550 or COMM 4589: UVA in Dominica
  • LPPP 3500: Impact Investing in Action: Appalachia

 

* The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements.