Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Apr 21, 2018  
Academic Catalog 2018-2019

Bachelor of Science: Nonprofit Management


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Nonprofit organizations play a critical role in our society. There is an increasing need for qualified nonprofit managers to apply business and managerial acumen to effectively manage the business and financial affairs of charitable and humanitarian organizations.

The management and funding structures of the nonprofit sector offer unique challenges. Not only must the nonprofit manager deal with the same organizational, personnel, financial, marketing, operations and leadership issues as any for-profit organization, but must also deal with unique characteristics such as resource development, governance, management of volunteers and social entrepreneurship.

A degree in nonprofit management provides the broad-based knowledge needed to increase effectiveness and bring sustainability to nonprofit organizations.

The Bachelor of Science in Nonprofit Management requires completion of the following 120 hours:
General Education Core (42 hours)
Major Core (36 hours)
Electives (42 hours)

General Education Requirements (42 credit hours)


Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)


Communications (9 credit hours)


Written Communication


Additional Written Communication


Oral/Interpersonal Communication (choose one)


Computer Science (3 credit hours)


Only courses completed within the past 5 years will be accepted for General Education requirement.

History, Behavioral and Social Science (9 credit hours)


NPM 101A  is required. Must include one history (HIS prefix) course.

Humanities (6 credit hours)


Choose courses from 2 different disciplines. PHL 205A  is required.

Mathematics (3 credit hours)


Natural/Physical Science (3 credit hours)


Choose one science course.

Elective Requirements (42 credit hours)


Complete 42 hours of electives.

Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree in Nonprofit Management


The faculty recommends students in the B.S. in Nonprofit Management to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements.

  1. Completion of 120 credit hours of courses, including all general education, foundations, major, and elective coursework.
  2. A letter grade of D or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all CCU coursework.
  3. Meet the CCU CAGS Residency  requirements .
  4. Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.
  5. No outstanding financial obligation to the University.

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