In the Classroom

The following are just some of the courses offered that integrate corporate social responsibility, ethics and global sustainability into Owen’s curriculum. Full-time students in the MBA, MSF and MAcc programs may select from the  elective courses offered at Owen, as well as at other Vanderbilt graduate schools (with approval from the Director of Academic Programs), for more concentrated learning on these topics.


Business in the World Economy (required for MBA)
Ethical Leadership and Communications (required for MAcc)


Business & Society
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability
Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
Ethics in Business
Health Care Ethics
New Product Design and Development
Design for Sustainability (not offered every year)
Sustainable Operations (not offered every year)
Controversies and Debates in Business, Management, and Society
Doing Business in Israel
Project Pyramid

*Degree requirements and course information are subject to change; not all courses are offered every year. Click here to view the most recent Course Catalog containing academic policies, degree requirements and individual course descriptions for each of our degree programs. Current students should consult YES (Your Enrollment Services), Vanderbilt's online student services application for current course descriptions and course offerings.


Peabody: Human and Organizational Development
Arts & Science


Social responsibility, sustainability and global development are also incorporated into the Open Enrollment and Executive MBA programs for executives. Click here to learn more about our portfolio of Executive Programs.

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