Nonprofit Studies


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 1 3
NPS 320. Nonprofit Management 1 3
NPS 400. Internship/Practicum in Nonprofit Studies 1 4-6
NPS 450. Nonprofit Studies Capstone Seminar 1 3
Major elective (discipline specific) 2 3
Elective 2 3



1 Course has one or more prerequisites.

2 A course to be determined in consultation with the nonprofit studies adviser.