The Pryor Center for Leadership Development

  NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP MINOR

NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP
Students wishing to obtain a minor in Nonprofit Leadership
will be majoring in other areas but have an interest in the
nonprofit world, with representative organizations such as
hospitals, human service organizations, international nongovernmental organizations, and many others.
Required Courses
ACC 111 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting (4)
BUS 305 Marketing Principles (4)
COM 260 Organizational Communication (4) 
or  BUS 202 Principles of Management (4)
LSP 100 Introduction to Philanthropy, Volunteerism,
& Nonprofit Sector (2)
LSP 250  Leadership: Cornerstone Course (2)
LSP 270  Nonprofit Governance & 
Volunteer Management (2)
LSP 300 Volunteer Internship (1)
LSP 320  Nonprofit Board and 
Committee Development (2

  Students wishing to obtain a minor in Nonprofit Leadership will be majoring
  in other areas but have an interest in the nonprofit world, with representative
  organizations such as hospitals, human service organizations, international 
  nongovernmental organizations, and many others.

  Required Courses

 ACC 111 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting (4)
  BUS 305 Marketing Principles (4)
  COM 260 Organizational Communication (4) 
                     or BUS 202 Principles of Management (4)
  LSP 100 Introduction to Philanthropy, Volunteerism,& Nonprofit Sector (2)
  LSP 250  Leadership: Cornerstone Course (2)
  LSP 270  Nonprofit Governance & Volunteer Management (2)
  LSP 300 Volunteer Internship (1)
  LSP 320  Nonprofit Board and Committee Development (2)

  Students who complete this major should strongly consider completing the William Jewell College Nonprofit
  Leadership Certificate
 and enrolling in LSP 261, but this is not required.

NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP
Goals for Student Learning
Graduates obtaining the Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in
Nonprofit Leadership will
• learn the history, scope, role, and mission of the 
nonprofit sector;
• think critically about the ethics, values, and social 
responsibilities involved in the nonprofit sector;
• evaluate the role of service, voluntarism, and altruism 
in the nonprofit sector;
• understand the intersections of the nonprofit, private,
and public sectors;
• gain knowledge of nonprofit financial resources,
development of those resources, and the accounting of 
these resources;
• understand the role of human resource management 
and development including volunteer management;
• gain knowledge in microcomputers, the elements of 
software design, common computer software, and 
programs as they relate to the nonprofit sector;
• understand governance issues related to nonprofits 
including boards, committees, and staffing;
• acquire the skill and competence of a developing 
nonprofit leader through applied learning experiences;
• engage and develop knowledge of diverse cultures 
and socio-economic backgrounds;
• learn the requisite skills of effective nonprofit 
marketing and communications;
• demonstrate knowledge of decision-making models,
analytical methods, strategic planning, and 
meeting facilitation;
• acquire understanding and appreciation for nonprofit 
advocacy and learn how to influence public policy; and
• demonstrate knowledge of and understand nonprofit 
law and the legal frameworks in which nonprofit 
organizations operate.
The interdisciplinary major in Nonprofit Leadership is
designed to prepare students for professional careers in the
nonprofit sector. The major builds on the Academic Core
Curriculum and leads to a (BA) degree. Students are
encouraged to choose a second language related to their
nonprofit interests for the language requirement. Students
who earn a BS degree in conjunction with the first major
may earn a second major in Nonprofit Leadership by
fulfilling the academic core requirements for the BS degree
and all nonprofit major requirements.
Required Courses
ACC 111 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting (4)
BUS 202 Principles of Management (4)
BUS 231 Business Law and Ethics (4)
BUS 305 Marketing Principles (4)
COM 260 Organizational Communication (4)
LSP 100 Introduction to Philanthropy, Volunteerism,
& Nonprofit Sector (2)
LSP 250   Leadership: Cornerstone Course (2)
LSP 270  Nonprofit Governance & 
Volunteer Management (2)
LSP 320   Nonprofit Board and 
Committee Development (2)
LSP 360  Nonprofit Advocacy and Public Policy (2)
LSP 401   Nonprofit Law and Risk Management (3)
LSP 460  Financial Development for 
Nonprofit Organizations (3)
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Designated Electives
Electives must be selected from the following list to total a
minimum of 44 hours in the major:
BUS 455   Advanced Consulting (4)
ENG 220  Business Writing (4)
LSP 210  Nonprofit Leadership Special Topics (1)
LSP 261 Nonprofit Leadership Association (0.5)
LSP 390  Meeting Facilitation and 
Strategic Planning (2)
LSP 475  Nonprofit Leadership: Internship (3)
LSP 490  Nonprofit Leadership Institute - PMC (1)
PSY 305 Developmental Psychology: Childhood (2)
PSY 306 Developmental Psychology:
Adolescence (2)
SVL 101  Meeting Human Needs and 
Alleviating Suffering (2)
SVL 201  Strategies and Resources for Meeting 
Human Needs (2)
Students who complete this major should strongly consider
completing the Jewell Nonprofit Leadership Certificate and
enrolling in LSP 261, but this is not required.


  Students interested in the Nonprofit Leadership Major, Minor and/or the Nonprofit Leadership Certificate
  should email Cory Scheer, or call 816-415-5075.

 



 

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