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College
College of Education, Health and Human Services
Department
School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences

405 White Hall
Tel: 330-672-2294
E-mail: oss@kent.edu
Web: www.ehhs.kent.edu/ldes

Each year, international, national and local non-profit organizations need thousands of new full-time professional staff. Individuals who fill these positions are people-oriented, competent managers and committed to improving their communities and the future. The Nonprofit Studies minor provides students with knowledge and competencies in areas such as grant writing and fundraising, mission and vision, advocacy and lobbying, risk management, board development, program planning, leadership and ethics, human resource development, youth and adult development, marketing, financial management, and non-profit management.
 

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

NONPROFIT STUDIES MINOR REQUIREMENTS (21-22 Credits):
Type Course Title Credits
  ACCT

SOC

SOC
23020

32220

32221
Introduction to Financial Accounting (3)
or
Data Analysis (3)
and
Data Analysis Laboratory (1)
3-4
  HDFS 44032 Nonprofit Fundraising and Grantwriting 3
    44033 Nonprofit Management I 3
    44034 Nonprofit Management II 3
  Choose from the following approve internship or practicum course:* 3
ELR ATTR 45292 Internship in Athletic Training (3)  
ELR BMRT 21092 Internship in Management Technology (3)  
ELR BUS 40192 Internship in Business (3)  
ELR CACM 35092 Internship in Conflict Management (3)  
ELR CTTE 46192 Practicum: Occupational (3)  
ELR CHDS 44092 Internship in Educational Studies and Helping Professions (3)  
ELR COMM 45092 Internship in Communication Studies (3)  
  ENG 41096 Individual Investigation (3)  
    49095 Senior Special Topics (3)  
ELR GERO 43092 Practicum in Nursing Home Administration I (3)  
ELR   43192 Practicum in Nursing Home Administration II (3)  
ELR   44092 Practicum in Gerontology (3)  
ELR HDFS 44092 Practicum in Human Development and Family Studies (3)  
ELR   44192 Internship in Human Development and Family Studies: Case Management I (3)  
ELR   44292 Internship in Human Development and Family Studies: Case Management II (3)  
ELR HED 44092 Internship in Community Health Education (3)  
ELR IHS 44092 Practicum in Integrated Health Studies (3)  
ELR JUS 46792 Justice Studies Internship (3)  
  PH 40196 Individual Investigation in Public Health (3)  
ELR   44092 Internship in Public Health (3)  
  POL 30991 Seminar: Columbus Program in Intergovernmental Issues (3)  
    40991 Washington Program in National Issues (3)  
ELR RPTM 46092 Internship in Recreation (3)  
ELR SOC 42092 Internship in Sociology (3)  
ELR SPAD 25092 Practicum I in Sport Administration (3)  
ELR   35092 Practicum II in Sport Administration (3)  
ELR   45092 Internship in Sport Administration (3)  
ELR THEA 41992 Theatre Production Internship (3)  
ELR   42292 Practicum II: Theatre Management (3)  
ELR WMST 40092 Practicum in Women's Studies (3)  
  Choose from the following professional electives: 3
  BMRT 11000 Introduction to Business (3)  
  BMRT

MIS
11009

24163
Introduction to Management Technology (3)
or
Principles of Management (3)
 
  BUS 10123 Exploring Business (3)  
KSS
DD
CACM 11001 Introduction to Conflict Management (3)  
  COMM 25863 Business and Professional Communication (3)  
    35600 Communication in Small Groups and Teams (3)  
    35860 Interviewing (3)  
  CHDS 37700 Human Relations in a World of Diversity (3)  
  HDFS 34031 Cultural Diversity (3)  
    44018 Professional Development in Human Development and Family Studies (3)  
  HED 11590 Community Health Education (3)  
    21030 Introduction to Health Education (3)  
  IHS 10000 Careers in Health Sciences and Human Services (3)  
  MKTG 25010 Principles of Marketing (3)  
  PH 30033 Public Health Policy and Decision Making (3)  
WIC
DD
  44000 Health Disparities (3)  
    49000 Public Health Strategies (3)  
  POL 30301 Introduction to Public Administration (3)  
  SOC 22570 Understanding Differences and Inequality (3)  
    32569 Minorities in America (3)  
DD   32570 Inequalities in Society (3)  
  Choose from the following Development Electives:
  ANTH 48230 Socio-Cultural Change (3)  
  EPSY 29525 Educational Psychology (3)  
KSS
DD
GERO 14029 Introduction to Gerontology (3)  
    30656 Psychology of Aging (3)  
WIC   44030 Adult Development and Aging (3)  
  HDFS 24012 Child Development (3)  
    24013 Early Adolescence (3)  
    44020 Adolescent Development (3)  
  NURS 20950 Human Growth and Development for Health Professions (3)  
  PH 30005 Social and Behavioral Science Theories in Public Health (3)  
KSS
DD
PSYC 20651 Child Psychology (3)  
    30651 Adolescent Psychology (3)  
  RPTM 36010 Recreation Leisure and Aging (3)  
  SOC 42421 Childhood in Society (3)  
    42478 Adolescence in Society (3)  
DD   42879 Aging in Society (3)  
MINIMUM TOTAL 21-22

*The minor includes a required internship/practicum at a non-profit organization; prior arrangements with program director required

Minimum 2.250 GPA required.