Corporate Social Responsibility Courses

CSR 110 - Introduction to Corporate Social Responsibility

3-0-3
Credit Hours: 3

This is the introductory course for the Corporate Social Responsibility Proficiency Certificate. This course provides an overview of a business's obligation, known as the "triple bottom line" to create fair stakeholder relationships and to use environmentally sustainable practices while achieving financial success. Students will apply critical and systems thinking to evaluating corporate social responsibility policies. 

CSR 120 - Business and Stakeholder Relationships

3-0-3
Credit Hours: 3

This course provides a comprehensive overview of how and why businesses establish good relationships with all of their stakeholders in order to maintain financial success over time. Stakeholders include employees, owners, suppliers, customers, and the communities where businesses are located. Prerequisite: CSR 110, which may be taken concurrently. 

CSR 130 - Current Developments in Sustainable Technologies

3-0-3
Credit Hours: 3

Students will examine a wide range of tools and methods that businesses can use in achieving environmental sustainability goals related to energy use, material management, water, and food systems. Students will also review financial considerations in a business's decision-making process regarding these sustainable technology options. Prerequisite: CSR 110, which may be taken concurrently.