Non Profit Leadership

Bachelor of Science in Non-Profit Leadership

Criminal Justice and Applied Social and Political Sciences

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences


Advocacy through service.

Are you a front-runner for social change? An innovator aspiring to launch a nonprofit? The non-profit leadership program is designed to help you develop the knowledge and skills essential to becoming a high-impact leader in the not-for-profit sector. Students learn how philanthropy and nonprofit organizations help mobilize social change, and provide services and civic leadership beyond the usual scope of government.

Core Courses
21 Credits
Course
Crs.
Title
SOSC 304
3
Public Administration
SOCI 340
3
Introduction to Nonprofit Leadership
MGMT 336
3
Not-For-Profit Management
NPLS
3
Diversity, Philanthropy, and Fundraising
MGMT 300
3
Human Relations and Organizational Behavior
SOCI 409
3
Nonprofit Leadership Internship I
MNSC 480
3
Nonprofit Leadership Internship II
The Nonprofit Environment
12 Credits
Course
Crs.
Title
SOCI 301
3
Community Organization
POSC 302
3
State and Local Government
SOCI 406
3
Sociology of the City
MKTG 310
3
Marketing for Managers
Social Science Core Requirements
9 Credits
Course
Crs.
Title
SOSC 310
3
Introduction to Basic Statistics
SOSC 407
3
Social Research Methods
SOSC 430
3
Social Science Applications
Plan of Study
(see your advisor)

The following is a sample plan of study. This is not intended as a self-advising guide or as a substitute for seeing your academic advisor about your specific plan of study. Please speak to an advisor before choosing your course load each semester.

Year 1 (Freshman)
Fall Semester
16 Credits
Course
Crs.
Title
ENGL 101
3
English Composition I
MATH 125
3
Math for Liberal Arts
HIST 2051
3
African American History I
IDIS 102
3
Music and Dance
S0SC 200
3
Introduction to Social Science
ORIE 101
1
Freshman Seminar
Spring Semester
15 Credits
Course
Crs.
Title
ENGL 102
3
English Composition II
HIST 202
3
African American History
PHSC 103
3
Technology and Human Affairs
SPCH 105
3
Speech
MISY 150
3
Technology Fluency
Year 2 (Sophomore)
Fall Semester
16 Credits
Course
Crs.
Title
PHIL 102
3
Logic
ANTH 207
3
Cultural Anthropology
BIOL 101
4
Biological Science
WLIT 207
3
World Literature
SOSC 304
3
Introduction to Public Administration
Spring Semester
15 Credits
Course
Crs.
Title
SOCI 301
3
Community Organization
POSC 302
3
State and Local Government
SOSC 340
3
Introduction to Nonprofit Leadership
XXXX XXX
3
Program Elective
XXXX XXX
3
Program Elective
Year 3 (Junior)
Fall Semester
15 Credits
Course
Crs.
Title
MGMT 336
3
Not-for-Profit Management
MGMT 300
3
Human Relations and Organizational Behavior
S0SC 407
3
Social Research Methods
XXXX XXX
3
General Elective
XXXX XXX
3
General Elective
Spring Semester
15 Credits
Course
Crs.
Title
SOSC 310
3
Introduction to Basic Statistics
MKTG 310
3
Marketing for Managers
SOCI 406
3
Sociology of the City
XXXX XXX
3
General Elective
XXXX XXX
3
General Elective
Year 4 (Senior)
Fall Semester
15 Credits
Course
Crs.
Title
NPLS 400
3
Diversity, Philanthropy, and Fundraising
SOCI 409
3
Internship I
XXXX XXX
3
General Elective
XXXX XXX
3
General Elective
XXXX XXX
3
General Elective
Spring Semester
15 Credits
Course
Crs.
Title
SOSC 430
3
Social Science Applications
SOCI 410
3
Internship II
XXXX XXX
3
General Elective
XXXX XXX
3
General Elective
XXXX XXX
3
General Elective