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The Course Catalog includes course descriptions of all courses offered by the Undergraduate School at Babson College. For descriptions of the courses offered in the current or upcoming semesters, please see the Course Listing.

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BE THE CHANGE:EVALUATING SOCIAL IMPACT

CXD3500 Be the Change: Evaluating Social Impact 2 credit - general credit This course is designed to help students frame and evaluate a number of questions and topics within the realm of social change. In doing so, we will explore the methods of making change and those players that make it happen. We will identify tools to use in evaluating the potential, progress and impact of nonprofits and change by studying specific organizations and change makers throughout history. We will discuss moral and ethical questions that face non-profits, social enterprises and social entrepreneurs and explore motivation, approach and best practices as it applies to social change makers. These discussions will mold our evaluation and exploration of the skill set necessary to implement one's passion for social change into one's future. Prerequisite: RHT A & B, OEM & MCE & ASM3300 (ASM may be taken concurrently.)

BABSON STUDY ABROAD

GAP - FIRST YEAR SEMINAR

FYS1000 First Year Seminar Note: This section is for GAP Students only. This course will challenge students to critically examine important aspects of college student life, such as engaging in scholarly discussions, living with an “Entrepreneurial Mindset”, and managing life as pro-active learners. Students will also be asked to reflect on their own abilities and how they can make an impact on campus and beyond. Additionally, students will develop important relationships with fellow students, peer leaders, faculty, and administrators. Students will earn a grade and one academic credit for their successful participation in this program. Participation in FYS is a graduation requirement for all Babson students.

TRANSFER STUDENTS - FIRST YEAR SEMINAR

FYS1001 First Year Seminar Note: This section is for Transfer Students only. This course will challenge students to critically examine important aspects of college student life, such as engaging in scholarly discussions, living with an “Entrepreneurial Mindset”, and managing life as pro-active learners. Students will also be asked to reflect on their own abilities and how they can make an impact on campus and beyond. Additionally, students will develop important relationships with fellow students, peer leaders, faculty, and administrators. Students will earn a grade and one academic credit for their successful participation in this program. Participation in FYS is a graduation requirement for all Babson students.

HONORS SEMINAR II

This course will meet every other Tuesday beginning January 26th. IMH2512 Honors Seminar II - This Seminar will meet every other week beginning 1/21 Honors Seminar II is designed to guide Honors Program students through the writing process for their honors project proposal. In this seminar students will identify a research topic, develop a research question, learn how to do a scholarly literature search and use research in their writing, and write a final, polished version of the honors project proposal. The course will be run as a workshop so attendance at all sessions and adherence to all deadlines is essential. This course is required for all junior Honors Program students. Prerequisite: IMH2511, Instructor Permission

HONORS SEMINAR I

This section of the Honors Seminar will meet every other week beginning on Wednesday 2/3 The first semester of the Honors Seminar is designed to accomplish three complementary goals. The seminar provides an opportunity for sophomore honors students to continue to build their community by meeting every other week to discuss an important issue from the perspectives of a number of different disciplines. These discussions will be led by various members of the Babson faculty and will include reference to some preliminary research done by students prior to the class. Secondly, the seminar will expose students to a wide variety of research methodologies and protocols in the contexts of these important issues, so students may become familiar with the processes they will undertake in completing their Honors Projects in their junior and senior years. Thirdly, students will meet a number of different members of the Babson faculty who may serve as important resources in future semesters. The Honors Seminar is a requirement for all students in the Honors Program, will be graded, and carries one credit for the semester. A second Honors Seminar semester must be taken in either the fall or spring of the student's junior year. Prerequisite: Permission by: Instructor Permission

INDEPENDENT RESEARCH

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IND4601 Independent Research

INDEPENDENT RESEARCH

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