Nonprofit Business & Social Enterprise
Minor in Nonprofit Business and Social Enterprise
Imagine merging your passion to serve others with your interest in business to help manage and expand those services. A minor in Nonprofit Business & Social Enterprise would fit well with a major in Social Work, Criminal Justice, Intercultural Studies, International Studies, Biblical Studies, Church Ministries or any other area that prepares you to serve in a nonprofit organization to fulfill your vocational calling.
The minor in Nonprofit Business & Social Enterprise requires 19 credits that combine business courses in economics, management, marketing, with specific nonprofit courses such as nonprofit financial management, governance and law, and philanthropy. Students choose 3 credits fo electives from volunteer engagement and management, nonprofit marketing and promotion, and introduction to social enterprise.
Program Plan (pdf)
|Want to see exactly what classes you will take? The Program Plan (sometimes called a degree sheet) includes all specific requirements - including University proficiencies, Frameworks courses and degree requirements.|
Each of Evangel's academic programs is made up of a set of core curriculum, program requirements and electives. The courses listed below are just a small sample of courses that might be taken as a part of this specific program.
|Philanthropy: Theory and Practice||Covers the components of a development plan, including types of campaigns, sources of funding, mechanisms for solicitation, and fundamentals of grant writing. Will also cover how to discern which fund raising elements are appropriate for a specific organization; the roles of a board, development staff, executive staff and program staff; and emerging trends in philanthropy|
|Nonprofit Governance and Law||Learners examine the governance of nonprofit organizations from the perspective of the legal environment of nonprofits.|
|Volunteer Engagement/Resource Management||This course focuses on the dynamics of volunteerism in nonprofit organizations and in the life of the community, covering issues such as committees and task force organization and leadership.|
|Nonprofit Marketing and Promotion||Focus is on application of principles and practices of marketing and promotion to nonprofit organizations. Key topics include the growth and development of nonprofit marketing and branding concepts, developing a core marketing strategy, positioning the organization, promotion and communication techniques, and designing and managing the marketing mix.|
|Introduction to Social Enterprise||Learners examine the concepts and purpose of for-profit and non-profit social enterprise organizations and learn how to develop a business idea, promote the idea, develop an operations system for the product or service; examine regulatory requirements that must be met, identify the type of organization that best fits the purpose of the social enterprise, and create a plan for sustainability.|
Evangel University's world-class faculty is made up of caring, Christian professionals who are distinguished in their fields and dedicated to the development of tomorrow's Christian leaders.
Eveline Lewis has made her mark in the nonprofit business world both in the United States and abroad. While managing philanthropic endeavors and increasing the sustainability of nonprofits, she’s witnessed the importance of good business practices. That experience made her Evangel’s choice to coordinate the Nonprofit Business and Social Enterprise program. Lewis previously read more
NOTE: A minor is a secondary field of interest that is meant to complement your academic major. While your major is chosen for your intended career choice, your minor may be something you pursue for your personal interest or to augment your major.
No special requirements for this program.
General Undergraduate Requirements
The following are general requirements for all students beginning an undergraduate program at Evangel. For more information visit Undergraduate Admissions Requirements.
|Faith||As a boldly Christian university, all of our students have made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.|
|Diploma||Graduation from high school, or having the equivalent of a high school diploma such as the General Education Development (GED) examination.|
|Core Subjects||A minimum of a 2.0 GPA in core college prep classes (English, math, social sciences and science with a lab)|
|Grade Average||A "C" average. However, in some cases, a student with a weak academic record may be considered. To remain at Evangel, however, the student must meet scholastic requirements.|
|Standardized Tests||>Entering freshmen should take the ACT or SAT test. The codes for Evangel are as follows: SAT: 6198. ACT: 2296.|
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