Social Impact & Responsibility, BS
The social impact & responsibility (SIR) concentration seeks to examine the question: “How should business enterprises and business thinking be engaged to improve society in areas not always associated with business?” SIR is an interdisciplinary field that encourages students to approach their core courses and primary concentration courses from a socially oriented perspective.
Social Impact & Responsibility Concentration
Secondary concentration only.
A 2.5 minimum concentration GPA is required.
|Secondary Concentration Requirements 1|
|LGST 230||Social Impact and Responsibility: Foundations||1|
|Select one Focus Course||1|
|Select one Application Course||1|
|Select one Elective Course||1|
|Experiential Component 2|
|Other Wharton Requirements||33|
|Total Course Units||37|
One course unit from the secondary concentration will double count as a Business Breadth Requirement.
Three course units from the secondary concentration will double count as Unrestricted Electives.
Approved by concentration advisor.
Other Wharton Requirements
|ECON 010||Introduction to Economics for Business 1||1|
|MATH 104||Calculus, Part I||1|
|or MATH 110||Calculus for Wharton Students|
|Critical Writing Seminar||1|
|Business Breadth (non-concentration courses)||3|
|WH 101||Business and You||0.5|
|WH 201||Business Communication for Impact||0.5|
|ACCT 101||Accounting and Financial Reporting||1|
|ACCT 102||Strategic Cost Analysis||1|
|BEPP 250||Managerial Economics||1|
|FNCE 100||Corporate Finance||1|
|FNCE 101||Monetary Economics and the Global Economy||1|
|LGST 100||Ethics and Social Responsibility||1|
|or LGST 101||Law and Social Values|
|MGMT 101||Introduction To Management||1|
|MKTG 101||Introduction to Marketing||1|
|OIDD 101||An Introduction to Operations, Information and Decisions||1|
|STAT 101||Introductory Business Statistics||1|
|STAT 102||Introductory Business Statistics||1|
|Global Economy, Business & Society|
|One course unit required||1|
|Technology, Innovation & Analytics|
|One course unit required||1|
|Liberal Arts & Sciences|
|Second semester-level foreign language|
|General Education Distribution|
|Select 6 courses with at least 1 course unit in each of the following categories:||6|
Natural Science, Math & Engineering
|Select 3 courses 2||3|
|Select five courses||5|
|Total Course Units||33|
For students who take ECON 001 Introduction to Micro Economics and ECON 002 Introductory Economics: Macro in place of ECON 010 Introduction to Economics for Business of these courses can be slotted for ECON 010 on the worksheet. The second course may be used to fulfill a General Education Distribution or Unrestricted Elective requirement.
Two can double-count as General Education Distribution courses.
The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2020 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.