Undergraduate Academic Programs
Fund Raising and Resource Development
Undergraduate students may earn this minor in addition to the baccalaureate degree. A student who decides to pursue this minor should visit the records office of his or her degree-granting school/unit to have this minor officially added as an academic objective. Students are responsible for checking with their degree-granting schools/units to determine whether or not this minor may be officially recorded on their transcripts.
Students considering this minor may visit Dr. Rasul Mowatt for academic advising.
Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies
School of Public Health - Bloomington
1025 E. 7th St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-7109
ramowatt [at] indiana [dot] edu
This undergraduate minor program is intended for students in degree programs who wish to add a fund raising and resource development specialty to their studies. This minor requires:
- successful completion of 18 credit hours prescribed below.
- a minimum cumulative minor GPA of 2.0.
- College of Arts and Sciences students completing this minor must earn a minimum grade of C- in each course used in the minor.
- College of Arts and Science students completing this minor must include at least 6 credit hours of courses at the 300/400 level.
Note: No course in this minor may be taken under the Pass/Fail Option.
Fund Raising and Resource Development Core Courses (5 cr.):
Complete each of the following courses:
- SPH-R 101 Introduction to Resource Development/Fundraising (3 cr.)
- SPH-R 201 Annual Giving (2 cr.)
Fund Raising and Resource Development Elective Courses (4 cr.):
Complete two courses in fundraising and resource development from the following list:
- SPH-R 202 Major Gifts and Planned Giving (2 cr.)
- SPH-R 203 Development Services (2 cr.)
- SPH-R 301 Capital Campaigns (2 cr.)
- SPH-R 303 Development Marketing and Analytical Services (2 cr.)
- SPH-R 401 Advanced Planning, Giving Techniques, Wills, and Estates (2 cr.)
Ethics Course (3 cr.):
Complete one course in ethics from the following list:
- LSTU-L 314 Ethical Dilemmas in the Workplace (3 cr.)
- PHIL-P 140 Introduction to Ethics (3 cr.) +A&H
- REL-R 170 Religion, Ethics, and Public Life (3 cr.) +A&H
Writing and Public Speaking Course (3 cr.)
Complete one course in writing and public speaking from the following list:
- CMCL-C 121 Public Speaking (3 cr.) +A&H
- CMCL-C 122 Interpersonal Communication (3 cr.) +S&H
- CMCL-C 228 Argumentation and Advocacy (3 cr.) +S&H
- CMCL-C 229 Ways of Speaking (3 cr.)
- ENG-W 231 Professional Writing Skills (3 cr.)
- ENG-W 240 Community Service Writing (3 cr.)
- ENG-W 270 Argumentative Writing (3 cr.)
- ENG-W 350 Advanced Expository Writing (3 cr.)
- THTR-T 120 Acting I (3 cr.) +A&H
Social Organization and Behavior Course (3 cr.)
Complete one course in social organization and behavior from the following list:
- ANTH-E 105 Culture and Society (3 cr.) +S&H
- HIST-A 307 American Cultural History (3 cr.)
- HIST-A 347 American Urban History (3 cr.)
- POLS-Y 105 Introduction to Political Theory (3 cr.)
- POLS-Y 308 Urban Politics (3 cr.)
- POLS-Y 326 American Social Welfare Policy (3 cr.)
- SOC-S 215 Social Change (3 cr.) +S&H
- SOC-S 217 Social Inequality (3 cr.) +S&H
- SPEA-V 221 Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector (3 cr.)
- SPEA-V 362 Nonprofit Management and Leadership (3 cr.)
Note: An internship (T 499) is strongly recommended for all fundraising minor students.
+ Courses followed by the A&H notation may apply to both the minor requirements and to the general education, arts and humanities requirement for bachelor's degree students.
+ Courses followed by the S&H notation may apply to both the minor requirements and to the general education, social and historical studies requirement for bachelor's degree students.