Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Slippery Rock University

Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Positive Change

Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Positive Change Thematic Thread

This thread is primarily concerned with empowering students to become future visionaries and thought leaders within their chosen field of study. Through the courses in the Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Positive Change Thread, students will learn to identify areas for growth and connected risk, to develop techniques for assessing multiple ways of advancing their field, and to develop the skills and dispositions necessary to become empowered to bring about change in their specific field of study.

Faculty Liaison: Jason Hilton

Curriculum Guide

Gateway Courses
Select one of the following:3
Financial Accounting
Personal Financial Planning
Financial Mathematics
Financial Best Practices for Decision Makers
Focused Courses
Select two courses from the following (must include two categories and two departments; one course must be 300/400 level)6
The Arts
Visual Literacy
Civic Knowledge and Engagement
Empowered to Serve
Introduction to Nonprofit Management
Community Change and Development
Social and Ethical Issues in Philanthropy and Fundraising
Program Design and Evaluation in Nonprofit and Governmental Organizations
Culture, Discourse, and Ideas
Introduction to Professional Writing
Grant and Proposal Writing
Ethical Reasoning
Business Ethics
Society and Institutions
Economics of Social Issues
Entrepreunerial Finance
Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Sustainable Business Consulting
Capstone Course (Required)
HONR 492Innovation for Positive Change3
Total Hours12

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Positive Change Thematic Thread (IEPC)
Revised 08.03.2020
UCC 04.23.19