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Nonprofit Studies

R. Ann Myers, Minor Adviser
Phone: (540) 568-6980
E-mail: myersra@jmu.edu

The nonprofit studies minor prepares students from a variety of disciplines to understand the unique role of nonprofit organizations in American society today. Emphasis is placed on history, theory, legal issues and management topics. The minor includes a capstone seminar and a field experience in a nonprofit agency with the focus to be determined in conjunction with the adviser.

Required Courses
Credit Hours
NPS 300. Introduction to Nonprofits
3
NPS 320. Nonprofit Management
3
NPS 400. Internship/Practicum in Nonprofit Studies
4
NPS 450. Nonprofit Studies Capstone Seminar
3
Major elective
3

(A course supporting the student’s major or related field of study to be determined in consultation with the nonprofit studies adviser)

Elective
3

(A course to be determined in consultation with the nonprofit studies adviser)


 
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