2010-2011 Academic Catalog 
    
    May 18, 2021  
2010-2011 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ORGL 585 - COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS


Credits: 3

This course focuses on theories of social organizing, social change, and social development. In particular, the course will address questions such as, How can people organize for social and community change? What is the role of the nonprofit organization in developing and building communities? What is necessary for a nonprofit agency to be a high performing organization? Students taking this course will gain a better appreciation of their own agency in enacting social chance, an understanding of the models of nonprofit practice, and an appreciation of the role of nonprofit institutions in shaping public policy and building communities.