Philanthropy and Development Curriculum

The degree consists of 36 semester hours:

  • 24 hours earned on campus during three two-week summer immersion residency sessions
  • 12 hours earned online between summer immersion experiences

Progression

SUMMER I: ON CAMPUS LEARNING
PHDE 5101 - Foundations in Philanthropy & Development (2)
PHDE 5109 - Annual Giving Concepts (2)
PHDE 5112 - Trends and Issues in Philanthropy and Development (2)
PHDE 6101 - Planned Giving Basics (2)

FALL I: ONLINE LEARNING
PHDE 5105 - Focused Research I (1)
PHDE 5108 - The Ethics of Philanthropy (2)

SPRING I: ONLINE LEARNING
PHDE 5106 - Legal Issues in Philanthropy and Development(2)
PHDE 5107 - Focused Research II (1)

SUMMER II: ON CAMPUS LEARNING
PHDE 5104 - Marketing & Communication in Philanthropy & Development (2)
PHDE 5102 - Leadership and Role Development (2)
PHDE 5110 - The Pres, Board and Strategic Planning (2)
PHDE 5111 - Focused Research Seminar (2)

FALL II: ONLINE LEARNING
PHDE 5103 - Fundraising Analytics (2)
PHDE 6102 - Focused Research III (1)

SPRING II: ONLINE LEARNING
PHDE 6103 - Resource Management: Volunteers, Relationships and Budgets (2)
PHDE 6104 - Focused Research IV (1)

SUMMER III: ON CAMPUS LEARNING
PHDE 6106 - Major Gifts (2)
PHDE 6107 - Campaign Strategies and Management (2)
PHDE 6108 - Contemporary Issues in Philanthropy and Development (2)
PHDE 6109 - Capstone Seminar (2)



For more information, email Fayedra Mumme at philanthropy@lagrange.edu
or apply here.