BUS 357 - The Roles of Not-for-Profit Organizations in America
Three Credits Spring Semester
An examination of the history and function of not-for-profit organizations in the United States. Topics include the study of the distinctive nature of the not-for-profit enterprise; the different types of not-for-profits; their foundation and establishment as tax-exempt organizations; management, tax, and fund-raising issues; and current challenges facing them in fulfilling their mission. Students will have direct contact with a not-for-profit organization to illustrate the issues discussed in class.