Academic Coursework

Required Courses (7 hours):

  • NPLS 1100 Introduction to Nonprofit Leadership Studies (offered each fall – 1 hour)
  • NPLS 3300 Management of Nonprofit Agencies (offered each spring – 3 hours)
  • NPLS 4310 Financial Resource Development and Management (offered each spring – 3 hours)

Required Internship Credits (6 hours):

  • NPLS 4301 Internship (3 hours)
  • NPLS 4302 Internship (3 hours)

Elective Courses (at least 5 hours):

  • NPLS 4320 Volunteer Management
  • NPLS 4180, 4280, 4380 Independent Study
  • NPLS 4390 Special Topics
  • MCOM 4380 Public Relations Writing
  • MGMT 3300 Org. Behavior and Mgmt.
  • MKTG 3350 Principles of Marketing
  • RHET 4375 Grant Writing (has prerequisite)
  • SOWK 3302 Social Work & Diversity (has prerequisite)
  • SOWK 3322 Methods of Social Work Research (has prerequisite)
  • HHPS 4380 Health Education & Program Evaluation
  • HHPS 4382 Cultural Competence in Health Education
  • HHPS 4378 Organization and Administration in Health Education Programs
  • MGMT 3300 Principles of Management
  • ANTH 4310 Urban Anthropology

*Participation in the Nonprofit Leadership Student Association (NPLS) is required and may also be taken for course credit (NPLS 4110/4120).