Major in Organizational Leadership

Student in Organizational Leadership program

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Degree Requirements

The Organizational Leadership program prepares students to assume management-focused leadership positions at organizations in both the public and private sectors. Through a dynamic curriculum that links theory with best practices, students are trained in the principles and skills of transformational leadership—leadership that translates vision into change within the team-based management environments that characterize today’s organizations.

A Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership is offered as a weekend program throughout the year (including summers) to cohorts of students who sign up for the entire experience. Admission to the program is limited to those who have the rough equivalent of an associate’s degree from an accredited two-year institution or at least 51 credit hours of transferable coursework from an accredited two- or four-year institution.

Year 1

Fall Semester
LDR110 Introduction to Leadership 3
LDR220 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
LDR240* Philosophy of Leadership 3
LDR191 Practicum in Leadership 3
Spring Semester
COM210 Small Group Communication 3
IDS261W Western Civilization and Culture I 3
LDR310 The Practice of Leadership 3
LDR291 Practicum in Leadership 3
Summer Semester
PSY225 Industrial-Organizational Psychology 3
BUA312 Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility 3
LDR391 Practicum in Leadership 3

Year 2

Fall Semester
BUA222W Organizational Management 3
LDR280 Organizational Research Methods 3
IDS261W Western Civilization and Culture I 3
LDR391W Practicum in Leadership 3
Spring Semester
COM351 Organizational Communication 3
BUA321W Human Resources Management 4
LDR399 Special Topics in Leadership 3
LDR491 Practicum in Leadership 3
Summer Semester
IDS490W Senior Seminar 3
*Will fulfill Philosophy/Religion general education requirement.