9.27. Nonprofit Management

Programs offered:
Minor in Nonprofit Management (TU)

Nonprofit organizations perform leadership for and service toward some of the most important work done in society today. Management of these organizations, however, requires special skills that a typical undergraduate program does not offer. This minor takes advantage of Oglethorpe’s location in one of the most dynamic cities in the southern United States and Oglethorpe’s diversity of courses to offer students not only classroom training but practical, hands-on training that will enable them to engage in professional development while also confronting real social needs.

In addition to the required course work and volunteer hours, students will have the unique opportunity to fully manage LAB Bridge, a nonprofit with a mission to bridge the liberal arts with business.

Minor in Nonprofit Management (TU)

  1. Completion of all of the following courses:
    NPM 220 The Nonprofit Sector
    NPM 265 Nonprofit Communications
    NPM 290 Special Topics: Nonprofit Accounting
    NPM 469 Seminar in Nonprofit Management
  2. Completion of one of the following courses:
    BIO 320 Urban Ecology
    BUS 240 Business Law I
    BUS 290 Special Topics in Business Administration: Social Enterprise
    ECO 320 Economic Development
    NPM 290 Special Topics: Museum Studies
    POL 490 Advanced Special Topics in Politics: Moral and Political Leadership
    ULP 303 The New American City
  3. Completion of a minimum of 100 total hours of pre-approved volunteer work with nonprofit organizations or nonprofit divisions of for-profit companies. Please consult the chair of the division of economics and business administration for pre-approval.
  4. Additional requirements and things to note:
    1. A grade of “C-” or better is required in all courses contributing to the minor.
    2. No upper level courses taken in completion of the minor can be used towards any other major or minor offered within the division of economics and business administration.