American University of Central Asia - AUCA - Minor requirements

Minor requirements

 

MINOR POLICY IN SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND DESIGN THINKING

To receive a minor in Social Entrepreneurship and Design Thinking students must have permission of their department chair and the chair of Liberal Arts and Sciences program. Students must have a GPA of 2.70 or higher and a “C-” grade or above in all courses that will count towards the minor. Only successful candidates, whose transcripts will meet all the requirements of the program, will be granted a minor in Social Entrepreneurship and Design Thinking.

To obtain a permission of the Chair of Liberal Arts and Sciences program for the minor in Social Entrepreneurship and Design Thinking, students shall submit the following documents:

  • Application letter requesting consideration for a minor;
  • Copy of current transcript (GPA shall be of 2.7 or higher).

Course requirements:

Six core courses (36 credits):

Introduction to Sociology (SOC)

Intro to Microeconomic Theory (ECO)

Sociology of Development (SOC/LAS)

Entrepreneurship (BA)

Design Thinking and Innovation Lab (BA/LAS)

Social Enterprise and Frugal Innovation (BA)

 

One courses from the following list (6 credits):

Intro to Marketing (BA)

Enterprise-Wide Risk Management (EMSD)

Technology and Culture (SYS/HUM/ART/SS)

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (LAS/EMSD)

International Environmental Law and policy (LAS/EMSD)

Introduction to Finance (BA/ECO)

Investment Law and Sustainable Development (IBL)

Cross-Cultural Management (BA/JMC)

Accounting for Environmental Management & Sustainability (LAS/EMSD)

Managerial Accounting (BA)

Fund Development for Non-Profits (ICP/SOC)

Management Analytics (BA)

International Development: Donors, NGOs, Communities and Culture (ANT)

Consumer Behavior (BA)

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