Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

Nonprofit Administration, Minor (422)

Program Requirements (21-24 hours)

The minor in Nonprofit Administration prepares students for careers in, and service to, the nonprofit sector. Students take courses from several departments and programs of study to gain needed nonprofit competencies and experiences.

This minor consists of 21-24 hours including the following required courses.

Required Courses:
REC 220Understanding the Nonprofit Sector3
MGT 333Management of Nonprofit Organizations3
or PS 340 Principals of Public Administration
Select one of the following:3
Principles of Financial Accounting
Fiscal Practices in Recreation
Fiscal Practices in Sport Management
REC 460Grant Writing for Nonprofit Organizations3
REC 496Nonprofit Internship 13-6
Select six hours of the following:6
Governmental and Not for Profit Accounting
Introduction to Business and Entrepreneurship
Tourism Planning and Devlopment
Meeting and Convention Management
Effective Listening
Organizational Interviewing
Advanced Public Speaking
Interpersonal Communication
Small Group Communication
Organizational Communication
Advanced Intercultural Communication
Principles of Economics (Micro)
Argument and Analysis in Written Discourse
Business Writing
Technical Writing
Writing and Technology
Principles of Finance
Introduction to the Aging Experience
Topics in Gerontology
Public Problem Solving
Seminar in Social Justice
Introduction to Leadership Studies
Leading Change
Leadership Ethics and Decision-Making
Contemporary Leadership Issues
Organization and Management
Human Resource Management
Basic Marketing Concepts
Performing Arts Management
Social Ethics
Social Ethics
International Politics
Government and Ethics
Introduction to Lifespan Developmental Psychology
Child Developmental Psychology
Social Psychology
Adolescent Psychology
Beginning Skills in Psychological Interviewing
Recreation Leadership
Experience Planning and Evaluation
Inclusive Recreation
Recreation Facility Management
Camp and Retreat Center Administration
Introductory Sociology
Interaction: Self in Society
Global Social Problems
Social Statistics
The Community in Rural and Urban Settings
Social Institutions: Race, Class, and Gender
Diversity in American Society
Socialization: Changes Through Life
Introduction to Sport Management
Sport Leadership and Management
Foundations of Human Services
Introduction to Social Work
Human Behavior in the Social Environment
Social Work Statistics and Data Analysis
Introduction to Social Work Communication Skills
Other courses as approved by the program coordinator
Total Hours21-24

150-300 hours of internship experience for 3-6 credit hours.

No more than 15 hours from any prefix may be used to fulfill the minor requirements. Some courses have prerequisites. Visit http://www.wku.edu/nonprofit for more information.