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Social Innovation and Design

School of Social Sciences & Education


This minor trains students to creatively solve social problems. Students research historical and contemporary social issues and then build upon that knowledge with design-oriented and practice-based courses. Students learn innovative solutions currently underway around the world and then develop their own ideas, projects, and organizations.

Upon graduating, students will be suited to industries such as: government, non-profit, health, human services, urban planning, education, sustainable energy, and more. Students will be equipped for project and program development, social entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, community or international development, solutions consultant, creative design director, etc.

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Faculty

Dr. Christine Browning

Christine Browning

Associate Professor of Counseling

Phone: 423.461.3513
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Office: Baker Faculty Office Center, 104

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Milton Carter

Milton Carter

Community Outreach Coordinator; Assistant Professor of the Practice of Geography

Phone: 423.461.8902
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Office: Welshimer Library

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Dr. Joy Drinnon

Joy Drinnon

Professor of Psychology; Director of Undergraduate Research

Phone: 423.461.8661
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Office: Hardin Hall, 201

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Dr. Susan Higgins

Susan Higgins

Associate Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Education; Professor of Sociology and Missions; Area Chair of Social Learning

Phone: 423.461.8739
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Office: Baker Faculty Office Center, 116

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Hongyou Lu

Hongyou Lu

Program Development Associate for Engineering; Mandarin Chinese and Sociology Instructor

Phone: 423.461.1517
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Office: Engineering Offices, B.D. Phillips Building

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Dr. Rebecca Sapp

Rebecca Sapp

Associate Professor of Counseling; Director of the Counseling Center; Director of the Master of Counseling Program; Practicum and Internship Experiences Coordinator

Phone: 423.794.3071
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Office: Derthick Hall, 106C

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