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UW TACOMA
Division of Social and Historical Stdy
NON-PROFIT PUBLIC AFFAIRS (TACOMA)

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TNPRFT 231 Introduction to Nonprofit Sector (5) I&S
Examines issues specific to the nonprofit sector, including community organizations, service learning, nonprofit management, and community development. Cannot be taken for credit if credit earned in TNPRFT 431.
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TNPRFT 432 Organizational Development (5) I&S
Explores theory and research regarding developmental stages in the life of organizations, the role of structure from bureaucracy through modern down-sized, entrepreneurial forms, the relationship of management style and practices to growth in organizations, and the role of the human relations and organizational development practitioner.
View course details in MyPlan: TNPRFT 432

TNPRFT 448 Cultural Administration and Policy (5) I&S
Analyzes the social, cultural, economic and creative foundations of cultural management and policy. Emphasizes critical and creative thinking in evaluating the role and function of non-profit arts institutions within the complex fabric of contemporary society. Examines municipal, state, and federal spheres of influence on public policy.
View course details in MyPlan: TNPRFT 448

TNPRFT 449 Museum Studies (5) I&S
Introduces the history, philosophy, organization, administration, and practice of museums. Covers the changing emphases on the role of museums in cultural, socioeconomic and political contexts; collection management, exhibition and program planning, education, cultural tourism, community outreach, and marketing.
View course details in MyPlan: TNPRFT 449

TNPRFT 450 Methods of Museum Interpretation (5) VLPA
Explores theories, practices, and evaluation of museum interpretation in its greatest sense - from programs and exhibits to educational product development. Addresses the presentation history, art, literature, and science through a cross-disciplinary approach.
View course details in MyPlan: TNPRFT 450

TNPRFT 451 Essentials of Grant Writing (5) I&S
Prepares students to be grant writers in the nonprofit sector. Provides an overview of the best practices, systems, and management principles underlying successful grant writing programs including developing a case statement, and subsequently, writing and submitting a grant application. Prerequisite: either TNPRFT 231 or TNPRFT 431.
View course details in MyPlan: TNPRFT 451

TNPRFT 453 Nonprofit Financial Literacy (5) I&S
Covers financial reporting; budgeting and control; and financial development (fundraising) for the nonprofit sector. Focuses on financial management in the nonprofit sector; differences from reporting in the profit sector; safeguarding financial resources, revenue and expense budges, and tax and payroll requirements; and fundraising. Prerequisite: either TNPRFT 231 or TNPRFT 431.
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TNPRFT 457 Nonprofit Capstone (5) I&S
Builds on a project or interest developed by students during the nonprofit management minor internship in a nonprofit organization. Includes work on some professional nonprofit management area. Produces a demonstrable example of expertise and interest, such as a personnel manual, strategic plan, or annual fund development plan.
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TNPRFT 490 Nonprofit Practicum (5) I&S
Merges theory and practice preparing students for a career in nonprofit organizations. Prerequisite: either TNPRFT 231 or TNPRFT 431; either TNPRFT 432 or T BUS 300; either TNPRFT 451 or TNPRFT 453.
View course details in MyPlan: TNPRFT 490

TNPRFT 531 Community Organizations and the Nonprofit Sector (5)
Prepares students for a career in nonprofit organizations. Examines management and leadership; the role of board and executive leadership in providing governance and strategic direction; organization development; human resource management; organizational performance and effectiveness; and legal, ethical, and financial oversight. Cannot be taken for credit if credit earned in TNPRFT 431.
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TNPRFT 532 Organizational Development (5)
Explores theory and research focused on nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations regarding the relationship of management and leadership style and practices to growth and sustainability in nonprofits, as well as review and apply relevant current organizational assessment practices, and identify possible collaborative strategies to maximize collective resources to benefit the larger community.
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TNPRFT 551 Essentials of Grant Writing (5)
Prepares students to be grant writers in the nonprofit sector. Provides an overview of the best practices, systems, and management principles underlying successful grant writing programs including developing a case statement, and subsequently, writing and submitting a grant application. Prerequisite: TNPRFT 531.
View course details in MyPlan: TNPRFT 551

TNPRFT 553 Nonprofit Financial Literacy (5)
Covers financial reporting; budgeting and control; and financial development (fundraising) for the nonprofit sector. Focuses on financial management in the nonprofit sector; differences from reporting in the profit sector; safeguarding financial resources, revenue and expense budges, and tax and payroll requirements; and fundraising. Prerequisite: TNPRFT 531.
View course details in MyPlan: TNPRFT 553

TNPRFT 590 Nonprofit Practicum (5)
Merges theory and practice preparing students for a career in nonprofit organizations. Prerequisite: TNPRFT 531; TNPRFT 532; either TNPRFT 551 or TNPRFT 553.
View course details in MyPlan: TNPRFT 590

TNPRFT 601 Internship (1-10, max. 15)
Emphasizes integration of theory and practice for internship in nonprofit sector. Conducted under supervision of a faculty member in collaboration with agency sponsor.
View course details in MyPlan: TNPRFT 601