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Nonprofit Organizations (Minor)

The minor in Nonprofit Organizations requires 20 quarter credit hours (5 courses) and is available to degree seeking undergraduates. The minor is offered within the School of Public Service and is designed for students interested in learning the structure, operations, and fundraising activities necessary for a successful nonprofit organization. Students may also complete an internship with a nonprofit organization as part of the minor's requirements. The minor in Nonprofit Organizations pairs well with many undergraduate majors and is structured in a manner that enables students to complete the minor as part of a combined Bachelors/Masters degree in conjunction with the School of Public Service.

Course Title Quarter Hours
Choose one required introductory course:4
PPS 308
INTRODUCTION TO NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
CSS 300
INTRODUCTION TO NON-PROFIT MANAGEMENT
Choose one from core offerings:4
PPS 318
PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
PPS 319
FUNDRAISING FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
Choose three elective courses from:12
PPS 318
PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS *
PPS 319
FUNDRAISING FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS *
PPS 322
FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
PPS 329
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING
PPS 346
ADVOCACY AND LOBBYING
PPS 358
SPECIAL TOPICS IN NONPROFIT STUDIES
PPS 398
INTERNSHIP
CSS 390
SPECIAL TOPICS IN COMMUNITY SERVICE STUDIES
CSS 395
COMMUNITY INTERNSHIP
The three electives may also be chosen from**:
MPS 501
CROSS-SECTOR ANALYSIS
MPS 511
SUSTAINABLE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
MPS 513
VOLUNTEERISM IN GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY
MPS 515
NONPROFIT FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION
MPS 516
MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
MPS 520
VALUES-CENTERED LEADERSHIP
MPS 521
LEADERSHIP IN PUBLIC SERVICE
MPS 523
GROUP DYNAMICS FOR LEADERS
MPS 524
MARKETING FOR SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS
MPS 525
WORKING WITH NONPROFIT BOARDS
MPS 527
BEHAVIORAL STRATEGIES FOR PUBLIC SERVICE
MPS 528
FOUNDATION MANAGEMENT
MPS 530
ANALYSIS OF NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
MPS 561
LAW AND NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
MPS 611
MANAGEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL NGOs
Total Hours20

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