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PNPA 101 –  Foundations of Non-profit Sect (CRN: 97881) at  College of San Mateo for Fall 2023

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This course is offered online and it is recommended you complete a short self-assessment to ensure readiness before taking an online course.

PNPA 101 Foundations of the Non-profit Sector

This course provides an overview of the U.S. nonprofit sector, its history, scope, diversity and its positioning among and between the private and public sectors of the U.S. economy. The course explores the legal framework under which nonprofit organizations operate and are regulated. Economic, political, social, organizational and giving theories of the sector are reviewed in order to understand the sectors existence, roles and activities with particular attention to philanthropy and voluntarism.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU

College of San Mateo (Online Course)

Number of Units: 3

Fee Description Type Amount
Book-Inclusive Digital Acc-CSM Flat Fee $36
OLH - Online
Meeting Date: 10/16-12/15
Meeting Time:
Online course Room: 0000
Instructor: Peter VonBleichert
Critical Dates for this Course Date
Last day to add class October 20, 2023
Last day to drop with a section refund October 19, 2023
Last day to drop without appearing on transcript October 24, 2023
Last day to withdraw with a W December 1, 2023
Last day to change to Pass/No Pass Grading Option
(If applicable to the course)
December 15, 2023
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