A new minor is social entrepreneurship is being offered to undergraduates at USC in Los Angeles. This interdisciplinary minor will be available to all undergraduates at USC with an interest in social innovation on a global scale. Classes will compare various public and private sector approaches to development and will focus on the management skills necessary to startup and operate successful social enterprises.
Certain introductory courses will be mandatory for the minor which focus on the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and different models for social enterprise. Students will be allowed to tailor their projects and coursework to match their particular majors and their professional goals. The program is offered through the Society and business Lap at the Marshall School of Business, which is a hub for social entrepreneurship study and practice.