Jul 22, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

SOCI 4010 - Seminar on Nonprofit Organizations and the Community

This course is organized as a seminar which is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the origins, nature, legal status, mission, functions, funding, leadership, management and operations of nonprofit organizations and their impact on and relations with the communities they serve. Participants will gain insights into the donors, members, employees, board members, beneficiaries, volunteer management and fund raising of these organizations. The seminar will serve the needs of students who are working, volunteering or training with nonprofit organization now or in the future. Through readings, case studies, discussions, lectures, group projects, service learning attachments and presentations from nonprofit managers, students will develop practical and theoretical understanding of nonprofits and their role in the community.