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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Entrepreneurship (9)

Certificate of Undergraduate Study

This certificate is designed to provide College of Business students with a set of courses focused on social entrepreneurship. This certificate will help students develop the entrepreneurial skills related to the unique features of building and sustaining ventures to generate economic, social, and environmental change and the role of microfinance organizations.

Admission to the certificate program is competitive. Students interested in the certificate should fill out and submit an application to the Department of Management located in Barsema Hall 245. Applications are available in the Management Department office or online at www.cob.niu.edu/ mgmt/SocialEntrepreneurshipCertificate.pdf.

A grade of C or above must be earned in all of the certificate courses. Only courses taken at NIU may be applied toward the certificate. Some of the courses may, with the approval of the major department, be applied toward an undergraduate major.

Direct any questions regarding this certificate to Tina Alvarado, Department of Management academic adviser at calvarado@niu.edu or 815-753-6195.