MBA | Full Time

Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Ethics and corporate social responsibility (CSR) issues loom larger than ever in business decision making. The ability to manage these issues is a core leadership skill. The MBA concentration in Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility is intended for students interested in positions within business firms that deal with CSR, ethics and sustainability, or the impact of ethics and CSR issues on strategy. The courses within this concentration are designed to provide students with the tools and knowledge they need to manage the ethical and social responsibility aspects of business in today’s global economy.

Curriculum Requirements

Required course:

  • BGS 380D - Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility
Any three courses from the following:
  • BGS 381 - Law, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • BGS 380X or MKT 382 - Business Ethics & Social Responsibility
  • MAN 385 - Management Sustainability Practicum
  • MAN 385 - Corporate Governance
  • MAN 385 - Social Entrepreneurship 
  • MKT 382 - Business and the Environment
  • LEB 380.4 - Law and Ethics for Finance
  • IB 395 - Emerging Markets
Total credit hours: 12
Faculty Contact: Robert Prentice

Experiential Opportunities

Hands-on experiences complement, extend and continually refine classroom curriculum. Texas MBAs have a variety of opportunities to experience hands-on learning, some of which are listed below:

Student Organizations

Student organizations open the doors to relationships, leadership development, professional growth, increased understanding and just plain fun. Below are some student organizations you may wish to consider as you look to tailor your Texas MBA experience:

Possible Career Paths

  • Corporate Governance Analyst
  • Community Relations Manager
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Manager
  • Education Analyst
  • Environmental Impact Analyst
  • Non-Profit Manager
  • Public Policy Analyst
  • Sustainability Consultant

For more information on career opportunities, visit our Career Management web page.

Page last updated: 5/15/2013