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Major and Minor Requirements

Major:  Youth & Nonprofit Leadership

Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts

CIP   44.0702


 

University Studies Requirements     41 – 47 Hours

(see Chapter 4, University Studies Requirements)

 

Social and Self Awareness and Responsible Citizenship

PSY 180 General Psychology (3)

University Studies Elective

CSC 199 Introduction to Information Technology (3)

Technology Intensive Elective

CSC 199 Introduction to Information Technology (3)

Writing Intensive Course

YNL 351 Leadership and Support Systems in Youth and Human Service Organizations (3)

 

Major Hours…………………………………………….38 Hours

Required Courses…………………………………….29 Hours

YNL 099 Transitions (1)

YNL 290 Current Trends and Issues in Youth and Human Services (3)[Fall]*

YNL 350 Program Administration in Youth and Human Services (3) [Fall]

YNL 351 Leadership and Support Systems in Youth and Human Service Organizations (3) [Fall online/Spring]

YNL 400 Youth and Human Service Agency Internship (3)[Fall/Spring/Summer]***             

YNL 401 Youth and Human Service Agency Internship (3)[Fall/Spring/Summer]**

YNL 450 Senior Seminar (1) [Spring]

YNL 475 Social Entrepreneurship (3) [Spring]

YNL 485 Seminar on Leadership Development (3) [Fall]

YNL 502 Workshop on Financial Resource Development (3) [Spring/Summer online]

YNL 580 Special Problems in Youth and Human Services (3) [Spring online]

 Career Related Electives (choose 9 credit hours from below):

COM 385 Organizational Communication (3)

COM 387 Intercultural Communication (3)

COM 481 Conflict and Communication (3)

HEA 191 Personal Health (3)

MGT 350 Fundamentals of Management (3)

MGT 550 Human Resource Management (3)

MKT 360 Principles of Marketing (3)

OSH 101 Emergency Medical Training (7)

PHI 202 Ethics (3)

PSY 261 Child Psychology (3)

PSY 262 Adolescent Psychology (3)

REC 403 Managing Recreation Areas and Facilities (3)

 

Required Minor………………………………21 hrs

Unrestricted Electives ……………………14-20 hrs

 

Total Curriculum Requirements…120

 

With the exception of first semester freshman, all students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher and have completed all developmental courses prior to declaring Youth & Nonprofit Leadership as a major.

 

* YNL 290 also qualifies as a University Studies course.

**Must have completed two 3-hour YNL courses prior to internship; one must be YNL 350.

***YNL 401 to be taken after YNL 400 or in conjunction with YNL 400.

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Minor: Youth & Nonprofit Leadership


The YNL minor complements many different majors on campus and includes 25 credit hours of that 19 hours are core classes and 6 credit hours of electives.

 

19 Semester Hours of Core Coursework:

YNL 290  Trends and Issues in Youth and Human Services (3)

YNL 350  Program Administration in Youth and Human Service Organizations (3)

YNL 351  Leadership and Support Systems in Youth and Human Service Organizations (3)

YNL 400  Youth and Human Service Agency Internship (3) *

YNL 401 Youth and Human Service Agency Internship (3)**

YNL 450  Senior Seminar (AMI)  (1)

YNL 502  Financial Resource  Development (3)

 

* Must have completed two 3-hour YNL courses prior to internship; one must be YNL 350.

**To be taken after YNL 400 or in conjunction with YNL 400.

 

6 semester hours of restricted electives from the following:

 

ADMIN/COMM

 

ACC 200  Principles of Accounting I (3)

COM 161  Intro to Public Speaking (3)

COM 181   Intro to Interpersonal Communication (3)

COM 385  Organizational Communication (3)

CSC 199  Introduction to Information Tech (3)

EC0 140  Contemporary Economics (3)

ENG 324  Technical Writing (3)

JMC 168  Contemporary Mass Media (3)

JMC 391  Public Relations Principles (3)

JMC 394  Intro to Advertising (3)

MGT 350  Fundamentals of Management (3)

MGT 550  Human Resource Management (3)

MKT 360  Principles of Marketing (3)

REC 405  Organization & Admin of Recreation (3)

SOC 335  Sociology of Formal Organization (3)

YNL 580  Special Problems (3)

YNL 485/685 Seminar on Leadership

         Development (3)

 

SPECIAL POPULATIONS

 

REC 207 Inclusive Recreation (3)

 

PROGRAM ACTIVITIES

 

BIO 112  Field Biology (4)

HEA 191  Personal Health (3)

OSH 101  Emergency Medical Training (7)

REC 202  Recreation Program Planning (3)

REC 207  Inclusive Recreation (3)

REC 520  Leisure and Aging (3)

 

SOCIOLOGY/PHILOSOPHY

 

PHI 202  Ethics (3)

PSY 261  Child Psychology (3)

PSY 595  Culture, Language, Personality (3)

SOC 331  The Family (3)


 



 

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