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 cr
ACC2101 Principles of Accounting 4
BUS4435 Business Ethics [WCE] 4
ENG3248 Grant Writing 2
FIN2221 Finance I 2
MGT2271 Management 4
MGT3275 Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management 4
MGT4267 Project Management 2
MIN1005 Introduction to Ministry 2
MIN2016 Biblical Interpretation for Study  
MIN2216 Teaching Methods [OCE]  
MKT1085 Principles of Marketing 4
Track 28 cr
Choose from Intercultural Studies, Ministry, or Urban Studies. Requirements are listed below:
Intercultural Studies Track 28 cr
ANT2045 Cultural Anthropology 4
ICS2015 World Religions 4
ICS3206 Intercultural Relationships 2
ICS3208 Principles and Practices of Intercultural Studies 2
ICS4207 Biblical Theology of Missions 4
Select one of the following Options:
Option 1
ICS4991 Intercultural Internship I 2
ICS4992 Intercultural Internship II 2
Select 8 credits from the following:
COM3107 Intercultural Communication 4
ICS3015 Race and Ethnicity in America 4
ICS3209 Urban Intercultural Studies 4
ICS3215 Contemporary Religious Movements 2
ICS4205 History & Contemporary Issues of Missions 4
ICS4835 Seminar in Intercultural Studies 2
Option 2
ICS3835 Preparation Workshop 4
ICS4990 Overseas intercultural Studies Internship 8
Ministry Track 28 cr
COM3106 Communication in Groups and Organizations 4
ENG3246 Writing for Organizations 2
MIN2105 Theological & Philosophical Foundations of Ministry 2
MIN3216 Leadership in Ministry 4
MIN4991 Ministry Internship I 2
MIN4992 Ministry Internship II 2
Select 12 credits from the following:
ICS2015 World Religions
MIN2106 Relationships 3
MIN3205 Human Sexuality 4
MIN3226 Family Studies 3
MIN3231 Introduction to Biblical Counseling 4
MIN3232 Practice of Biblical Counseling 2
Urban Studies Track 28 cr
ANT2045  or ICS2015 Cultural Anthropology or World Religions
COM3107 Intercultural Communication 4
ENG3246 Writing for Organizations 2
PSY3345 Urban Social Psychology* 3
URB2011 MissionShift Institute I* 3
URB3315 Principles of Urban Studies* 3
URB3316 History & Contemporary Issues* 3
URB3317 Demographics and Research Methods* 3
URB4991 Urban Studies Internship* 3
*Courses taken at the U4C Campus in Minneapolis. Housing is available on U4C campus.