2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook

Organizational Social Responsibility

The McDonough Center for Leadership and Business

Website: http://mcdonough.marietta.edu

Interim Dean of the McDonough Center: Alexandra Perry (akp004@marietta.edu)

Administrative Coordinator: TBD

Marietta College offers a certificate in Organizational Social Responsibility (OSR) that is administered by the McDonough Center for Leadership and Business. Admission into the McDonough Scholars program is not required. The OSR certificate will supplement any Marietta College major and will prepare students for entry-level positions in public service, government organizations, and/or corporations for promoting and assessing social responsibility within those establishments. The OSR curriculum will provide students with an understanding of issues related to promoting and assessing social responsibility within various organizations.

Educational Objectives: To provide students with the basis to be able to understand:

  1. Environmental, ethical, legal, educational, and/or cultural factors that contribute to sustainable economic and social development.
  2. Issues of cultural sensitivity and general awareness of organizations’ relations with local, regional, and global communities.
  3. Techniques used to assess community needs and measure the impact of specific organizational social responsibility efforts to satisfy those needs.