2017-2018 Catalog

Grant Projects Management Associate of Arts

Associate of Arts, Grant Projects Management (90 credits)

The Grant Projects Management Program is designed to prepare graduates to gain employment in tribal, non-profit, or public organizations that operate with grant funding.

The Grants Projects Certificate of Completion and Associate of Arts are stackable credentials.  With an additional 16 credits, students would be able to articulate into SKC’s B.A. in Business Administration.

Career Opportunities

Over $35 billion in grant and contract funding is distributed in the United States every year.  Many tribal, public, and non-profit entities operate with numerous grants and contracts. Students completing the Certificate of Completion are qualified to work as grant technicians, performing invoicing, draw-downs, and basic accounting functions. Students who complete the Associate of Arts degree will have the knowledge and technical skills needed to perform accounting functions and analyze grant financial statements, administer grants in compliance with codes and regulations, and work in positions to manage grants in tribal, nongovernmental, or private settings. 

The degree also offers sufficient basic accounting and training in Microsoft Office Suites to allow graduates to move into a variety of positions in office administration. 

Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the A.A. Grant Projects Management will have the ability to:
• Follow uniform administration requirements necessary for grant management.
• Administer codes and regulations as they affect grant management.
• Analyze financial statements and accounting functions as they relate to grants.
• Identify risk management and appropriation laws. 
• Examine ethical considerations when managing grants.
• Demonstrate knowledge of laws and regulations related to management of contracts and grants. 
• Gain practical experience with grant management through a supervised practicum.



Curriculum

Fall First Year

CAPP 100Computer Literacy

1

ENGL 101English Composition I

3

IDST 101SKC Seminar

3

NASD 101History of Indians in the United States

3

OFED 114Business Grammar & Usage

1

ELECTIVE Humanities Intro General Education from List

3

Total Credit Hours:14

Winter First Year

CAPP 140Word Processing

3

CAPP 162Data Management Systems

3

GRMG 150Grant Management I

4

 

MATH 103Contemporary Math

5

OR

OFED 111Business Math

4

OFED 113Calculator Lab

1

Total Credit Hours:16

Spring First Year

CAPP 161Electronic Spreadsheets

3

CAPP 170Electronic Presentations

2

GRMG 151Grant Projects Management II

3

OFED 121Human Relations

3

OFED 170Accounting Basics

3

Total Credit Hours:14

Fall Second Year

BUMG 202Principles of Accounting II

3

BUMG 207Principles of Accounting II Laboratory

1

ENGL 202English Composition II

3

GRMG 250Grant Projects Management III

4

ELECTIVE Natural Science General Education from List

5

Total Credit Hours:16

Winter Second Year

BUMG 202Principles of Accounting II

3

BUMG 207Principles of Accounting II Laboratory

1

GRMG 260Grant Regulations and Ethics

3

GRMG 262Grant Projects Practicum

3

ELECTIVE Social Science General Education from List

5

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring Second Year

BUMG 240Computerized Accounting

3

GRMG 299Grant Projects Capstone

2

SPCH 100Basic Communications

3

ELECTIVE Native American Studies General Education Open

3

ELECTIVE Fine Arts Humanities General Education from List

3

Total Credit Hours:14

Total Credits for the Associate of Arts: 90 credits

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