Leadership for Social Impact

Develop your voice, gain skills, and hone your talent leading causes that ignite your passion.

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Simmons students are dedicated to social change

The coursework of this minor supports students in their development as leaders for social justice. Students will focus on team building, communicating and advocating for the causes important to them. They will learn how organizations function, and will have an opportunity to identify and describe exemplary and personal leadership with a relational, inclusive and equitable lens.

The Leadership for Social Impact minor is a complement to any major, with highly interactive courses that will tap into students’ interest, with a focus on social issues that inspire them to envision a new future.

Required Courses:

BUS 100Introduction to Business and Management4
BUS 234Organizational Communication & Behavior4
BUS 137Entrepreneurial Mindset4

Electives (choose two):

BUS 214International Business4
BUS 221Project Management4
BUS 218HR for Everyone2
BUS 219HR for Managers2
BUS 224Socially Minded Leadership4
BUS 229Corporate Social Responsibility: Managing People, Planet, & Profit4
BUS 291Diversity, Equity & Inclusion4
BUS 320Negotiations4
LCIS 201Learning Community Integrated Seminar2

So you know that Simmons is a great place to be, you've learned about our programs, maybe even come for a visit...now you're ready to apply! Let's get started.

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