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Through catalog year 2022-2023
Any student admitted to KSU as a degree-seeking undergraduate may declare this major directly in Owl Express.
- Social Engagement and Advocacy
- Nonprofit Management and Social Innovation
Double Owl Pathways
Related Minors or Certificates Available
HS 3650: Governance, Advocacy, and Leadership in Nonprofits
This course introduces students to the theory and practice of governance, leadership and advocacy within non-profit organizations.
HS 4100: Grant Writing and Fundraising
In this course students study fundraising/development, including grant writing, special events, and basic finance in the nonprofit sector. It is appropriate for students working in all areas of Human Services as well as other majors who plan to work with nonprofits or governmental agencies.
HS 4600: Working with Children and Youth
This course focuses on theoretical interventions through the life span phases of childhood and adolescence. Intervention techniques within an ecological frame work are explored and assessed for use in a wide range of problem areas and settings.
HS 4700: Crisis Intervention
Students will learn crisis intervention theory, advanced communication skills and knowledge about different crises and crisis settings. Students will be required to role-play crisis intervention techniques.