Academic Coursework

Minor 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 Strategic Fund Development (typically offered each spring – 3 hours)

Minor Required Internship Credits (6 hours):

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

Minor 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 (has prerequisite)
  • 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

Certificate Recommended Course (1 hour):

  • NPLS 1100 Introduction to Nonprofit Leadership Studies (1 hour)

Certificate Required Courses (12 hours):

  • NPLS 3300 Management of Nonprofit Agencies (3 hours)
  • NPLS 4310 Strategic Fund Development (3 hours)
  • NPLS 4320 Volunteer Management (3 hours)
  • NPLS 4390 Special Topics (3 hours)*

*NPLS 4390 Special Topics will be used to provide students with a capstone service learning experience.