PUAD 603. Foundations of the Nonprofit Sector. 3 Hours H/S.

This course provides an overview of the U.S. nonprofit sector, its history, scope, diversity and its positioning among and between the private and public sectors of the U.S. economy. The course explores the legal framework under which nonprofit organizations operate and are regulated. Economic, political, social, organizational and giving theories of the sector are reviewed in order to understand the sectors existence, roles and activities with particular attention to philanthropy and voluntarism. Distinct contributions to society as well as contemporary challenges faced by the sector are examined. Prerequisite: PUAD 330, or POLS 110, or MGMT 305, or a PUAD master's core course, or consent of instructor. Junior status or above is also required. LEC.

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Public Administration


...Organizations PUAD 601 Crime and Punishment PUAD 602 Diversity in Public Administration PUAD 603 Foundations...

Master of Arts in Museum Studies


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