Quick Navigation

Community Leadership and Civic Engagement Major

Enterprise Emphasis Area

Students pursuing the Enterprise emphasis are usually interested in the business-side of running a nonprofit organization and want the tangible skills necessary to do so as a career. Others are excited by the promise of social entrepreneurship and may choose an Enterprise emphasis while working toward a certificate in social entrepreneurship through the NIU College of Business.

Students interested in the Enterprise emphasis are required to take five of the following courses from at least three different departments:

  • ACCY 288  Fundamentals of Accounting  
  • ECON 260  Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 261  Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 330  International Economics  
  • ECON 385  Introduction to Urban and Regional Economics  
  • HIST 354   Black American Business and Entrepreneurship  
  • HIST 486   Poverty and Progress in Latin America  
  • MGMT 217 Legal Environment of Business  
  • MGMT 311 Social Entrepreneurship  
  • MGMT 333 Principles of Management  
  • MKTG 310 Principles of Marketing  
  • PSPA 201  Public Service Leadership