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2020 Bachelor of Science: Nonprofit and Community Studies

124 Credit Hours Beginning Fall 2020, Catalog Year 2021

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First Year, Semester 1
Course Name Hours
ENG 111 English Composition 3
NSG 201 Theories of Civic Leadership & Democracy 3
NSG 270 Ohio Gov't & Public Policy or POL 268 State & Local Gov't 3
MPF IIA Creative Arts 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 15
First Year, Semester 2
Course Name Hours
NSG 202 Intro to Nonprofits & NGOs 3
MAJOR Organizational Leadership Distribution 3
MPF V Math, Formal Reasoning & Tech 3-5
MPF IV Natural Science 3-4
ELECTIVE Elective 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 15-18
Second Year, Semester 1
Course Name Hours
MAJOR Issues of Communities Distribution 3
MPF III Global Perspectives 2
MPF IIB Humanities 3
MPT Thematic Sequence 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 14
Second Year, Semester 2
Course Name Hours
NCS 301 Community-Based Practicum I 3
ENG 413 Grand & Proposal Writing 3
MP-IP Intercultural Perspective 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 15
Third Year, Semester 1
Course Name Hours
NCS 302 Community-Based Practicum II 3
MAJOR Issues of Communities Distribution 3
MPF IIC Social Science 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 15
Third Year, Semester 2
Course Name Hours
MAJOR Org Leadership Distribution 3
MAJOR Communications Distribution 3
MPF IV Natural Science 3-4
ELECTIVE Elective 3
MPT Thematic Sequence 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 15-16
Fourth Year, Semester 1
Course Name Hours
NCS 401 Capstone in Nonprofit & Community Studies 3
MAJOR Community-Based Advocacy Distribution 2
MPT Thematic Sequence  3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 14
Fourth Year, Semester 2
Course Name Hours
MPF III Global Perspectives 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 15

Abbreviation Key

  • MP-EL = Experiential Learning
  • MPF I = English Composition
  • MPF IIC = Social Science
  • MPF V = Mathematics, Formal Reasoning, Technology
  • MPT = Thematic Sequence
  • MP-AW = Advanced Writing
  • MPF = Global Miami Plan Foundation
  • MPF IIB = Humanities
  • MPF IV = Natural Science
  • MP-IP = Intercultural Perspectives
  • MPF IIA = Creative Arts
  • MPF III = Global Perspectives
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CONTACT INFORMATION

Department of Justice and Community Studies

Hamilton Campus
Phelps Hall 103
513-785-7702