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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
NPS 320. Nonprofit Management
NPS 400. Internship/Practicum in Nonprofit Studies
NPS 450. Nonprofit Studies Capstone Seminar
Major elective

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


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