Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Nov 17, 2018  
Academic Catalog 2018-2019

Associate of Science: Nonprofit Management


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Nonprofit organizations play a critical role in our society. There is an increasing need for qualified persons to work in nonprofit organizations. An Associate of Science in Nonprofit Management will provide a foundation of knowledge in the governance, finances, fundraising and program development within the nonprofit/philanthropic field.

This program provides students the general education and foundational requirements necessary should students wish to go on to complete a bachelor’s degree in Nonprofit Management. Please refer to the specific program catalog page for additional requirements for the Bachelor of Science: Nonprofit Management  degree program.

The A.S. requires a total of 60 credit hours for graduation, which includes 36 credit hours of general education, 15 credit hours of NPM major core courses, and 9 hours of elective credit. Prior college, military, and technical credits can be used toward the A.S. degree. Students may transfer in a maximum of 45 credit hours (75% of the A.S. degree requirements). Students may take a maximum of 15 credit hours of 300 and 400 level courses in the A.S. degree program.

Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

The Associate of Science in Nonprofit Management requires completion of the following 60 credit hours:
General Education (36 hours)
Nonprofit Management Major (15 hours)
Electives (9 hours)

General Education Core (36 credit hours)


Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)


Biblical 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 (6 credit hours)


Choose courses from two different disciplines. Must include one history (HIS prefix) course.

Humanities (6 credit hours)


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

Mathematics (3 credit hours)


Natural/Physical Science (3 credit hours)


Choose one science course.

Elective Requirements (9 credit hours)


Complete 9 additional elective credits.

Graduation Requirements for Associate of Science in Nonprofit Management


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

  1. Completion of 60 credit hours as specified in the course requirements listed above. (A maximum of 15 credit hours of 300/400 level courses.)
  2. A letter grade of D or better in all courses and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all CCU coursework.
  3. Meet the CCU 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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