Apr 11, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

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


The Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies offers both a B.A. and a B.S. degree for an interdisciplinary major, minor, and certificate in nonprofit and NGO studies that is designed primarily for students seeking a career in nonprofit or nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). Each student must complete the required course of the major along with 15 semester hours in interdisciplinary electives related to the worlds in which nonprofits and NGOs operate, chosen with an adviser.

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 (24)


Requirements outside Center (27-44)


For the B.A. degree


Fulfillment of foreign language requirement (0-12). See “Foreign Language Requirement for the B.A. Degree” in the Other Graduation Requirements section of this catalog.

For the B.S. degree


Laboratory science/mathematical/computational skills sequence (12-17). See “College Requirement for the B.S. Degree” in the Other Graduation Requirements section of this catalog.

Electives (15)


Total Hours for a Major in Nonprofit and NGO Studies: 51-63 (B.A.) OR 63-68 (B.S.)