Concentration in Social Innovation

The Social Innovation concentration is available to Gabelli students. Both primary and secondary concentrations must be taken in conjunction with another primary concentration or major. 

Primary Concentration

Course Title Credits
Select two of the following:
SPECIAL TOPIC: SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
SPECIAL TOPIC: SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS
SPECIAL TOPIC: SUSTAINABILITY AND FINANCE
ST:FAIR TRADE ENTREPRENEURSHIP
ST:SOCIAL MARKETING
Course in Microfinance
Course taught by a social entrepreneur in residence
Two interdisciplinary electives 1
One co-curricular requirement (see below)

Secondary Concentration

Course Title Credits
Select one of the following:
SPECIAL TOPIC: SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
SPECIAL TOPIC: SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS
SPECIAL TOPIC: SUSTAINABILITY AND FINANCE
ST:FAIR TRADE ENTREPRENEURSHIP
ST:SOCIAL MARKETING
Course in microfinance
Course taught by a social entrepreneur in residence
Two interdisciplinary electives 1
One co-curricular requirement (see below)

Co-Curricular Requirement

Students must select one of the following co-curricular offerings, which should be chosen based on time and commitment level:

  • Social innovation practicum

  • Service learning with social innovation component

  • Social innovation internship

  • Global Outreach (GO!) trip

  • AshokaU/Clinton Global Initiative conferences

  • Social innovation-related academic competitions

  • Other (with permission of program director);