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

CAPP100Computer Literacy

1

ENGL101English Composition I

3

IDST 101SKC Seminar

3

NASD101History of Indians in the United States

3

OFED114Business Grammar & Usage

1

ELECTIVEHumanities Intro General Education from List

3

Total Credit Hours:14

Winter First Year

CAPP140Word Processing

3

CAPP162Data Management Systems

3

GRMG150Grant Management I

4

 

MATH 103Contemporary Math

5

OR

OFED111Business Math

4

OFED113Calculator Lab

1

Total Credit Hours:16

Spring First Year

CAPP161Electronic Spreadsheets

3

CAPP170Electronic Presentations

2

GRMG151Grant Projects Management II

3

OFED121Human Relations

3

OFED170Accounting Basics

3

Total Credit Hours:14

Fall Second Year

BUMG202Principles of Accounting II

3

BUMG207Principles of Accounting II Laboratory

1

ENGL202English Composition II

3

GRMG250Grant Projects Management III

4

ELECTIVENatural Science General Education from List

5

Total Credit Hours:16

Winter Second Year

BUMG202Principles of Accounting II

3

BUMG207Principles of Accounting II Laboratory

1

GRMG260Grant Regulations and Ethics

3

GRMG262Grant Projects Practicum

3

ELECTIVESocial Science General Education from List

5

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring Second Year

BUMG240Computerized Accounting

3

GRMG299Grant Projects Capstone

2

SPCH100Basic Communications

3

ELECTIVENative American Studies General Education Open

3

ELECTIVEFine Arts Humanities General Education from List

3

Total Credit Hours:14

Total Credits for the Associate of Arts: 90 credits

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