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:
ST: Sustainability and Finance
ST: Leading for Impact
ST: Sustainable Business
ST:Social Entrepreneurship
ST:Fair Trade Entrepreneurship
ST: Social Marketing
Two electives with the SOIN attribute
One co-curricular requirement (see below)

Secondary Concentration

Course Title Credits
Select one of the following:
ST: Leading for Impact
ST: Sustainable Business
ST:Social Entrepreneurship
ST:Fair Trade Entrepreneurship
ST: Sustainability and Finance
ST: Social Marketing
Two electives with the SOIN attribute
One co-curricular requirement (see below)

Interdisciplinary electives

Courses in this group have the SOIN attribute.

Course Title Credits
ACBU 3560ST: Study Tour Italy3
ACBU 4444Accounting Sustainability Research Seminar3
ACBU 4646Ethics in Financial Reporting and Accounting3
BISC 1002Ecology: A Human Approach3
BLBU 4430The Law of Innovation3
CHEM 1109Chemistry of the Environment3
CMBU 3810Applied Business Communications3
ECON 3256Comparative Economic Systems4
ECON 3850Environmental Economics4
ECON 3884Contemporary Economic Problems4
ECON 4110Ethics and Economics4
ENST 1000Introduction to Environmental Studies3
FNBU 4441ST: Sustainability and Finance3
FNBU 4466ST: Alternative Investing3
FNBU 4469Impact Investing3
HUST 2001Introduction to Global Health4
HUST 4001Humanitarian Action4
HUST 4500IHA Foreign Service Program5
HUST 4800International Humanitarian Internship4
HUST 4888Senior Thesis Seminar4
INSY 4412ST: IT & Sustainability3
ISGB 7945IT and Sustainability3
LPBU 3226Exploring Entrepreneurship3
LPBU 3227Innovation and Resilience3
LPBU 3228Executing Entrepreneurial Vision3
LPBU 3234ST: Leading for Impact3
LPBU 3235ST:Inside Tech Ventures3
LPBU 3430ST: Sustainable Business3
LPBU 3446ST:Social Entrepreneurship3
LPBU 4001Fair Trade and Microfinance3
LPBU 4005ST:Fair Trade Entrepreneurship3
LPGB 76AVDeveloping the Sustainability Mindset3
LPGB 76AWLeadership & Trust3
MKBU 3448ST: Social Marketing3
MKBU 3459Cross Cultr Consumer Insight3
NSCI 1040People and the Living Environment3
NSCI 2060Environment: Science, Law, and Policy3
PHIL 3109Environmental Ethics4
PHIL 3712Global Environment and Justice4
PHYS 1203Environmental Physics3
POSC 3131Politics, Urban Health, and Environment4
POSC 3307Environmental Politics4
POSC 3610Political Economy of Development4
POSC 3616Political Economy of Poverty4
PSYC 4920Youth, Values, and Society4
PSYC 6850Evaluation of Psychological and Social Programs3
SWGS 6007Social Policy II: Policy Practice and Human Rights Advocacy3
SWGS 7605Social Work Education3
SWKO 6431Adv Clin Assess & Diagno II3
THEO 3542Catholic Social Teaching3
THEO 6740Catholic Social Thought3
VART 2055Environmental Design4

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);