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Nonprofit Leadership Minor - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: , CIP: 45.0101 Social Sciences, General)

Completing the Nonprofit Leadership Minor Program

Academic Requirements

Minimum GPA of 2.000 overall in the minor.
Minimum GPA of 2.000 in the minor's two required courses: SSC 103 and SSC 235.

Academic Advice

A total of 12 of the 18 credits in the Nonprofit Leadership minor must be 300- or 400-level. Two of the four upper-division courses must come from the following list: SSC 390; SSC 414; SSC 417; SSC 451; or SSC 452. The two remaining upper-division courses must come from the approved list of electives. Students may substitute one relevant 300- or 400-level course not included on the list with prior approval of program staff. 

All classes completed in the minor will be used to calculate the minor GPA.  Students must maintain a 2.000 GPA in the minor.

No more than two 300- or 400-level courses may be used to satisfy credit requirements in the student’s major, other minors, or programs. Students in the Health & Human Services major may only use SSC 103 to satisfy both the major and the minor; no other course duplication is allowed.

Transfer Credit Policy

All transfer courses officially articulated to UB courses in the Nonprofit Leadership minor are eligible to fulfill minor requirements. However at least 50 percent of coursework toward the minor (i.e., 9 credits) must be completed at UB.

Residency Requirement

At least 50 percent of the coursework toward the minor must be completed at UB.

Prerequisite Courses

Students must complete two courses with a minimum grade of "C" in each in order to be accepted into the minor:

SSC 103 Introduction to Health and Human Services
SSC 235 Introduction to Nonprofit Organizations

Required Courses

The minor in Nonprofit Leadership consists of 18 credits: two lower-division 3-credit courses and four upper-division 3-credit courses.

Required Courses (Take both)

SSC 103 Introduction to Health & Human Services
SSC 235 Introduction to Nonprofit Organizations

Core Courses (Choose 2)

Electives (Chose 2)*

  • APY 476 Health Care in the United States
  • ECO 421 Urban Economics
  • ECO 464 Economics of the Public Sector
  • END 308 Health and Urban Environments
  • END 439 Local Government Finance and Budgeting
  • END 441 Nonprofit Management
  • MGA 306 Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • MGB 301 Organizational Behavior and Administration
  • MGI 301 Human Resources Management and Labor Relations for Managers
  • PSC 314 Public Policy Making
  • PSY 331 Social Psychology
  • PUB 330 Public Health Systems and Processes
  • SOC 309 Social Change
  • SOC 328 Social Inequality
  • SOC 363 Families and Public Policy
  • SOC 378 Social Inequality and Health
  • SOC 467 Sociology of Social Policy
  • SSC 320 Issues in Developmental Disabilities
  • SSC 343 Violence in the Family
  • SSC 363 The Aging Process
  • SSC 390 Human Services Administration (if not taken above)
  • SSC 407 Healthcare and the Elderly
  • SSC 408 Alzheimer's and Dementia
  • SSC 413 Addictions Treatment
  • SSC 414 Grantwriting for Nonprofits (if not taken above)
  • SSC 417 Working with Diverse Populations (if not taken above)
  • SSC 420 Child Mental Health
  • SSC 451 Program Evaluation (if not taken above)
  • SSC 452 Fundraising and Philanthropy (if not taken above)
  • SSC 496 HS1: Human Services Internship
  • SSC 496 COM: Community Internship
  • SW 309 Developing Leadership in Communities

*Students may substitute one relevant 300- or 400-level not included on this list, with the approval of program staff.

Note: No more than two 300- or 400-level courses may be used to satisfy credit requirements in the student's major, other minors, or programs.  Students in the Health and Human Services major may only use SSC 103 to satisfy both the major and minor;  no other course duplication is allowed:

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Nonprofit Leadership Minor
Total Credits Required for Minor/Certificate18

Minors and certificates must be completed in conjunction with a major and all university degree requirements must be met.

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or minor requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

 
Published: Oct 13, 2020 13:06:02