Minor in Not-for-Profit Management

Not-for-Profit Management Minor

Management 

Open to all majors at the University, the Not-for-Profit Management minor consists of 15 hours and offers fundamental business knowledge and skills important to advancement and success in the Not-for-Profit sector. A 2.00 GPA is required, and three hours must be upper-division taken at MTSU.

Required Courses (9 hours)

 

  • MGMT 3610 - Principles of Management

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: Junior standing. Concepts of the management functions of planning, organizing, and controlling with an emphasis on behavioral science concepts as applied to managing people in organizations.

  • MGMT 4000 - Not-for-Profit Management

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: MGMT 3610; junior or senior standing; and admission to the College of Business. Explores management theories and practices that impact effective management of organizations in the not-for-profit sector.

     

  • MGMT 4030 - Not-for-Profit Strategic Decision Making and Program Evaluation

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: MGMT 3610; junior or senior standing. Focuses on essential management functions of short- and long-term strategic decision making and performance evaluation of not-for-profit organizations.

Electives (6 hours)

 

Financial (3 hours)

 

  • ACTG 2110 - Principles of Accounting I  3 credit hours  (Business core) 

    ACTG 2110 - Principles of Accounting I

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: A college-level math course; ENGL 1010; sophomore standing. Financial accounting for proprietorships and partnerships with emphasis on the accounting cycle for service and merchandising organizations. Additional topics include accounting for receivables; inventories; property, plant, and equipment; and current liabilities. (Not open to students with credit in ACTG 3000.)

  • ACTG 3000 - Survey of Accounting for General Business  3 credit hours  (Non-Accounting majors) 

    ACTG 3000 - Survey of Accounting for General Business

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: A college-level math course; ENGL 1010; sophomore standing. Accounting cycle given minor emphasis; financial statement analysis and managerial uses of accounting given major emphasis. May be used for general business minors or M.B.A. candidates who have had no previous accounting courses. (Not open to Accounting majors and students with credit in ACTG 2110 and ACTG 2120.)

  • FIN 3000 - Survey of Finance  3 credit hours  (Non-business major) 

    FIN 3000 - Survey of Finance

    3 credit hours

    Will not substitute for FIN 3010. An overview of the fundamental concepts and tools for financial decision making within a business firm. (Not open to business majors.)

  • FIN 3010 - Principles of Corporate Finance  3 credit hours  (Business core) 

    FIN 3010 - Principles of Corporate Finance

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: Junior standing. Theory of corporate finance, emphasizing wealth creation, valuation, risk, capital budgeting, and cost of capital.

Leadership (3 hours)

 

  • MGMT 4200 - Leadership in Organizations

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Junior standing; MGMT 3610 or permission of department; and admission to the College of Business. Importance of leadership in organizations. Examines major theories and concepts relative to leadership in formal organizations. Emphasis on practical application of leadership knowledge in the leadership role.