Apr 25, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Nonprofit and NGO Studies (B.A. or B.S.)

Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies offers both a B.A. and a B.S. degree for a major in nonprofit and NGO studies that is designed primarily for students seeking a career in public affairs in government, voluntary social agencies, and public interest groups. Each student must complete the required courses of the major along with 15 credit hours in interdisciplinary electives related to the worlds in which nonprofits and NGOs operate, chosen with an adviser. Several university departments participate in the major in nonprofit and NGO studies.

The student learning outcomes for this degree are located at http://www.niu.edu/assessment/clearinghouse/outcomes/index.shtml.

Check departmental information for any additional requirements.

Requirements in Center (18)

For the B.A. degree

Fulfillment of foreign language requirement (0-12) (See “Foreign Language Requirement for the B.A. Degree.”)

For the B.S. degree

Laboratory science/mathematical/computational skills sequence (10-15) (See “College Requirement for the B.S. Degree.”)

Electives (15)

Five of the following, chosen with adviser approval.

Total Hours for a Major in Nonprofit and NGO Studies: 51-63 (B.A.) OR 61-66 (B.S.)