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

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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


    Internships

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

    Purpose

    The Arts Internship course will provide a vehicle for allowing students who pursue approved internships to gain up to 3 credits towards their degrees. Students withing the Minor Concentration in Social Entrepreneurship can review approved internships on the McGill Arts Internship office Website or can bring other internship opportunities to the Program Director for approval.

    Arts Internships allow students in the Faculty of Arts to gain experience in areas relevant to their fields of study. Arts internships involve a minimum of 150 hours of work in a host institution approved by the student's home department or program.

    Eligibility Requirements

    The Arts Internship is only open to U2 and U3 students in satisfactory academic standing, who have completed at least 30 credits of a 90 credit program or 45 credits of a 96 to 120 credit program. A minimum CGPA of 2.7 and permission from the Program Director are required.

    Work to be Completed

    Students must submit the following documentation:

    Summary of internship activities with a description of the host institution (maximum 5 pages).

    A letter from the supervisor at the institution attesting to successful completion of the student's tenure.

    A major topical paper that discusses an aspect of the internship from an academic perspective (maximum 20 pages).

    Approval Procedure

    Students must consult with both the Program Director and Arts Internship office before permission to enroll in SENT 499 will be granted. The completed Arts Internship Approval Form must be submitted before the beginning of the internship to the Program Adviser. The responsibility for follow-up and completion of the internship as well as course work rests with the student and their supervisor. Any changes to topic and/or supervisor must be communicated to the Program Director. Please note that students usually register for SENT 499: Internship, the term following completion of the internship.

    Grades

    Grades are due one week after end of classes and will be submitted by the research supervisor on Minerva.

    Internship Approval Form 2019-2020 [.pdf]

    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.

    **INTG 201 is a prerequisite for MGPO 362. INTG 202 is a prerequisite with concurrency permitted.

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