Nonprofit Administration Major

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science

This is a 4-year major which will prepare students for leadership positions in the nonprofit sector. The curriculum combines multiple ministry courses with business courses and includes an internship. Students have the choice of one of three concentrations: Intercultural Studies, Urban Studies, or Ministry. The degree is granted upon completion of 125 credits (40 credits must be in 3000- or 4000-level courses).

  • Natural World Mathematics course in core curriculum:  MAT2035
  • Social Science course in core curriclum:  ECO2201
  • Spiritual Formation & Integration Selectives requirement in core curriculum must include MIN2016 and MIN2216 [OCE]
  • B.A. option requires achieving 1002-level competency in an approved foreign language.

Required Courses – 24 credits

  • ACC2101 – Principles of Accounting – 4 credits
  • BUS4435 – Business Ethics (WCE)* – 4 credits
  • ENG3248 – Grant Writing – 2 credits
  • FIN2221 – Finance I – 2 credits
  • MGT2271 – Management – 4 credits
  • MGT3275 – Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management – 4 credits
  • MGT4267 – Project Management – 2 credits
  • MIN1005 – Introduction to Ministry – 2 credits
  • MIN2016 – Biblical Interpretation for Study –  
  • MIN2216 – Teaching Methods (OCE)*  
  • MKT1085 – Principles of Marketing – 4 credits

Track – 28 credits

Choose from Intercultural Studies, Ministry, or Urban Studies. Requirements are listed below:

Intercultural Studies Track28 credits

  • ANT2045 – Cultural Anthropology – 4 credits
  • ICS2015 – World Religions – 4 credits
  • ICS3206 – Intercultural Relationships – 2 credits
  • ICS3208 – Principles and Practices of Intercultural Studies – 2 credits
  • ICS4207 – Biblical Theology of Missions – 4 credits

Select one of the following Options:

Option 1 credit

  • ICS4991 – Intercultural Internship I – 2 credits
  • ICS4992 – Intercultural Internship II – 2 credits
  • Select 8 credits from the following:
  • COM3107 – Intercultural Communication – 4 credits
  • ICS3015 – Race and Ethnicity in America – 4 credits
  • ICS3209 – Urban Intercultural Studies – 4 credits
  • ICS3215 – Contemporary Religious Movements – 2 credits
  • ICS4205 – History & Contemporary Issues of Missions – 4 credits
  • ICS4835 – Seminar in Intercultural Studies – 2 credits

Option 2 credits

  • ICS3835 – Preparation Workshop – 4 credits
  • ICS4990 – Overseas intercultural Studies Internship – 8 credits

Ministry Track28 credits

  • COM3106 – Communication in Groups and Organizations – 4 credits
  • ENG3246 – Writing for Organizations – 2 credits
  • MIN2105 – Theological & Philosophical Foundations of Ministry – 2 credits
  • MIN3216 – Leadership in Ministry – 4 credits
  • MIN4991 – Ministry Internship I – 2 credits
  • MIN4992 – Ministry Internship II – 2 credits

Select 12 credits from the following:

  • ICS2015 – World Religions – 4 
  • MIN2106 – Relationships – 3 credits
  • MIN3205 – Human Sexuality – 4 credits
  • MIN3226 – Family Studies – 3 credits
  • MIN3231 – Introduction to Biblical Counseling – 4 credits
  • MIN3232 – Practice of Biblical Counseling – 2 credits

Urban Studies Track28 credits

  • ANT2045  or ICS2015 – Cultural Anthropology or World Religions – 4 
  • COM3107 – Intercultural Communication – 4 credits
  • ENG3246 – Writing for Organizations – 2 credits
  • PSY3345 – Urban Social Psychology* – 3 credits
  • URB2011 – MissionShift Institute I* – 3 credits
  • URB3315 – Principles of Urban Studies* – 3 credits
  • URB3316 – History & Contemporary Issues* – 3 credits
  • URB3317 – Demographics and Research Methods** – 3 credits
  • URB4991 – Urban Studies Internship* – 3 credits

*WCE=Written Communication Emphasis; OCE=Oral Communication Emphasis. See the catalog for explanation and prerequisites.

**Courses taken at the U4C Campus in Minneapolis. Housing is available on U4C campus.