B.A. Minor Concentration in Social Entrepreneurship (18 credits)

Program audit sheet available here.

NOTE for 2020-2021: Other relevant courses offered in the Faculty of Arts may be considered as a complementary course if they are relevant to the Minor. For approval, send an email to the ollivier.dyens [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Alternative%20Arts%20Complementary%20Request) (Program Director) with a description of the course and its relevance to the program.

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Minor Concentration Social Entrepreneurship(18 Credits)

    Offered by:Arts - Dean's Office
    Degree:Bachelor of Arts

Program Requirement:

This Minor Concentration is a collaboration of the Faculty of Arts and the Desautels Faculty of Management and is designed to provide Arts (B.A.) students with an understanding of how to conceptualize, develop, and manage successful new ventures—including social enterprises, not-for-profit organizations, and cooperatives. The program covers the essentials of management and is interdisciplinary and integrative. Many courses in the Minor Concentration will address a mix of students from across multiple McGill faculties.

This Minor Concentration is restricted to students who have completed one year of university studies with a minimum CGPA of 3.0. The Minor Concentration Social Entrepreneurship has limited enrolment; students should contact the Program Director to apply for admission.

Students in this Minor Concentration are not permitted to take the Joint Honours Economics/Finance, Joint Honours Economics/Accounting or Desautels Minors in Management, Marketing, Finance, or Operations Management (for Non-Management Students).

Required Courses (12 credits)


  • INTG 201 Integrated Mgmt Essentials 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • INTG 202 Integrated Mgmt Essentials 2 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGPO 362 Fundls of Entrepreneurship 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGPO 438 Social Entrepreneur&Innovation 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer


Complementary Courses (6 credits)



    3 - 6 credits from the following:


    • MGPO 364 Entrepreneurship in Practice 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • SENT 499 Intern:Social Entrepreneurship 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer


    0 - 3 credits from the following:


    • COMS 355 Media Governance 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • COMS 492 Power, Difference and Justice 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • ECON 310 Intro to Behavioural Economics 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • ECON 447 Economics of Info&Uncertainty 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • HIST 312 Hist of Consumption in Canada 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • LLCU 212 Understanding Dig&Social Media 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • LLCU 311 Digital Studies/Citizenry 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • PHIL 237 Contemporary Moral Issues 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • POLI 318 Comparative Local Government 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • POLI 473 Democracy and the Market 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • SOCI 307 Globalization 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • SOCI 386 Contemporary Social Movements 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer


    SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCING

    YEAR

    TERM

    Year 1 or 2 (U1 or U2)

    Fall

    Winter

     

    INTG 201*

     

     

    INTG 202*

     

    Fall or Winter

     

    MGPO 438

    OR

    Arts Complementary Course

     

    Year 2 or 3 (U2 or U3)

    Fall or Winter

     

    MGPO 362**

     

     

    MGPO 364***

    OR

    SENT 499 Internship

    in U2/U3 Summer

     

     

    MGPO 438

    OR

    Arts Complementary Course

     

    *INTG 201 and INTG 202 must be taken at McGill. They cannot be taken at another institution.

    ** You must take INTG 201 or INTG 202 before MGPO 362.

    *** MGPO 362 is a prerequisite for MGPO 364.

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