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Nonprofit Leadership and Management
The Nonprofit Leadership & Management curriculum is designed to prepare individuals for a leadership or management role in the nonprofit sector. The rapid growth and current economic dynamics makes this sector unique in form and function.
Course work includes an overview of nonprofit organizations (NPO), philanthropy, legal and ethical concerns, funding issues, and strategic planning. Additional coursework introduces grant writing, international non-governmental organizations (NGO), public relations and sustainable communities.
Graduates should qualify for positions at all levels of leadership and management in the non-profit sector. Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in public relations, funds administration, volunteer management, and compliance operations in nonprofit organizations.
The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.
Associate in Applied Science
NC CIP: 52.0206
Day and Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2012
|Course||Course Title||HOURS PER WEEK|
|Class||Lab/ Shop||Clinical/ WBL||Credit|
|ACC 120||Prin of Financial Accounting||3||2||0||4|
|ENG 111||Expository Writing||3||0||0||3|
|NPO 110||Intro to Nonprofit Mgmt||3||0||0||3|
|Introduction to Computers||(2)||(2)||(0)||(3)|
|Basic PC Literacy||1||2||0||2|
|Mathematical Models NEW REQUISITE||2||2||0||3|
|Survey of Mathematics NEW REQUISITE||(3)||(0)||(0)||(3)|
|College Algebra NEW REQUISITE||(3)||(0)||(0)||(3)|
|ENG 114||Prof Research & Reporting||3||0||0||3|
|NPO 111||Governance & Leadership||3||0||0||3|
|NPO 115||Nonprofit Financial Mgmt||3||0||0||3|
|NPO 220||NPO Legal Issues/Principl||3||0||0||3|
|COE 110||World of Work||1||0||0||1|
|NPO 210||Volunteer Management||3||0||0||3|
|NPO 215||NPO Advocacy & Public Pol||3||0||0||3|
|NPO 225||Community Engagement||3||0||0||3|
|PMT 215||Proj Mgmt Leadership||3||0||0||3|
|Introduction to Communication||3||0||0||3|
|Intro Interpersonal Com||(3)||(0)||(0)||(3)|
|NPO 235||NPO Strategic Planning||3||0||0||3|
|NPO 240||International NGOs||3||0||0||3|
|NPO 245||Comm Ptnrs/Collaboration||3||0||0||3|
|PAD 254||Grant Writing||3||0||0||3|
|___ ___||Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||**||**||0||3|
|Co-op Work Experience I||0||0||10||1|
Total Credit Hours: 68
- : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
- : Local Requirement
- : Instructional Service Agreement
- : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.
*This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.