Jun 13, 2024  
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2020-2021 Catalog 
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public and Non-Profit Administration, Substance Abuse, B.I.S.

B.I.S. In Public And Non-Profit Administration

The Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Public and Non‑Profit Administration prepares graduates for a variety of careers in local, state, and national government and a variety of not‑for‑profit organizations, like social service agencies, hospitals, schools, religious organizations, and philanthropic foundations. This major gives students an overall understanding of the organization and administration of public and non‑profit organizations and their relations with other local, state, national, and international entities. Beyond this foundation, students may craft a specialization to fit their future career goals or  choose to receive training in one of four pre‑set areas of specialization: Allied Health Administration, Financial Administration, Public Management, or Substance Abuse.  The program of study for the BIS in Public and Non‑Profit Administration consists of four components: General Education Requirements (44 hours); Core Requirements (30 hours); Track Requirements (16 to 18 hours); and Electives* (28 to 30 hours).

Major in Public and Non-Profit Administration

General Education: 44 Sem. Hrs.

See General Education Program  for available options in each category.

Major-Specific General Education Requirements

Please note that many majors have specific general education requirements. Please see a faculty advisor in your department if you need further clarification. You will be required to take the following courses to meet your general education and Public and Non-Profit Administration requirements including:

Electives*: 28 Sem. Hrs.

*Students entering the BIS Program with an Associate of Applied Science or Associate of Applied Arts degree from a two-year institution recognized by an accepted institutional accreditor may receive up to 30 hours of transfer credit towards Electives upon verification of such degree.  Accepted institutional accreditors include but are not limited to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Higher Learning Commission (HLC), Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), and WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).  Other US Department of Education recognized national accreditors which are not listed above may also be considered acceptable.

Total: 120 Sem. Hrs.