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Understanding the Nonprofit Sector
This course provides students with insight into the origins and the ideological, social, political, legal and economic contexts of the nonprofit sector. It explores the complexity, diversity, challenges and opportunities through topics including: the scope and nature of the sector; the development of the sector; the role of nonprofits; the changing political, funding and legal environment; forces for change such as social innovation, social finance and social impact, data and technology, and public perceptions.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 2 hrs. Tutorial: 1 hr.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
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*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.
- Minor in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Management
- Criminology and Politics and Governance Core Elective Table II
- History Politics and Governance Core Elective Table II
- INP 920 - Critical Issues in the Nonprofit Sector
- Minor in Politics
- Politics and Governance
- Politics and Governance Core Elective Table II
- Politics and Governance Sociology Double Major Core Elective Table II