When was the certificate program approved?

The CU Boulder Arts & Sciences Curriculum Committee approved the undergraduate certificate in Social Innovation in April 2017. The Academic Affairs Advisory Committee approved the certificate program in July 2017.

When will the certificate program be available?
When will the required courses for the certificate program be offered?

Designing Social Innovations (SOCY 4160) will be offered every fall semester beginning in the 2017/2018 academic year.  Executing Social Innovations (SOCY 4161) will be offered every spring semester beginning in the 2017/2018 academic year.

Do the required courses have prerequisites or other restrictions?

The two required courses (SOCY 4160 and SOCY 4161) do not have any prerequisites.  However, they must be taken in sequence.

I'm a transfer student at CU Boulder. Do any transfer credits approved by CU Boulder count towards the certificate requirements?

The required and elective courses must be satisfied through courses taken on the CU Boulder campus.

Who do I contact for more information about the certificate?

Questions about the certificate program is structured and implemented should be directed to the program director, Don Grant. Questions related to scheduling courses to accommodate certificate requirements should be directed towards your academic advisor in your home (major) department.