Nonprofit Organizational Studies, Minor

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 18

Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 9

Program Code: N738

  • The requirements for a minor must be completed concurrently with the major degree requirements.
  • No minor may be added by completing courses after receiving the bachelor’s degree.

At least six (6) credit hours must be earned in courses acceptable for residence credit by standards set forth by the Dodge College of Arts and Sciences, excluding transfer, correspondence, and examination (AP, CLEP, Advanced Standing) credit. Courses for the minor may not be taken Pass/ No Pass.

No single course may be used by a student to satisfy a major requirement and a minor requirement. A course may be used, however, to satisfy both a major support requirement and a minor requirement. 

Requests to substitute a minor requirement must be approved in writing by the Department of Political Science.

Required Courses

Students must successfully complete at least 18 credit hours, including at least nine (9) credit hours at the upper-division level.

A grade of C or better must be earned in each course counted for minor credit.

Required Courses
NPNG 2033Introduction to Nonprofits3
NPNG 3033Nonprofit Management3
Choose 12 hours from the following: 112
Any NPNG course
Public Speaking
Introduction to Human Relations
Special Topics in Human Relations (Volunteering & Advocacy)
Special Topics in Human Relations (Grant Writing)
Introduction to Management
Introduction to Marketing and Supply Chain Management
Ethics and Business
Introduction to Political Analysis
Social Welfare
Community Scholars
P SC 4153
Wealth, Power, and Prestige
Social Justice and Social Change
Other courses as approved by the Chair of the Dept. of Political Science
Total Credit Hours18

At least six (6) credit hours at the upper-division level. Note: Students must meet prerequisite requirements for enrollment in upper-division classes.

  • Minors in the Dodge College of Arts & Sciences are available to all undergraduate students at OU. If the minor is officially declared, successfully completed, and noted on the graduation application, the student’s transcript will so indicate at the time the bachelor’s degree is posted.