Course Descriptions

POLS 4215 - Management of Non-Profit Organizations *(POLS 4860)


This course is designed to explore the theoretical principles and practical applications of management for charities and/or nonprofit organizations. The underlying thesis of this course is that by understanding fundamental principles such as developing effective mission and objectives statements, fundraising, marketing and accounting strategies, nonprofits can become more effective and responsive to their constituency's needs. The course will include a field research component.

*POLS 4860 may also be used to satisfy this requirement in the degree program.


Credit Hours


  • POLS 1101

CPL Eligible