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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018

Organizational Leadership, B.S.


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This degree is only available in the College of Professional Studies.

The organizational leadership program provides students with the leadership competencies needed for supervisory and middle management success in a variety of job families and functions. To fully develop the leadership skills of students, the program focuses on four key competency areas: operations and administrative competencies; human relations and interpersonal competencies; decision-making and critical thinking competencies; and communication competencies. To facilitate development of these competencies, courses marked with a carat (^) must be taken in sequence as part of a Tracked Educational Adult Module (TEAM).

Core Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Communications and Leadership Skills: Students will be able to give and exchange information within meaningful context and with appropriate delivery and interpersonal skills.
  2. Strategic and Critical Thinking Skills: Students will be able to link data, knowledge, and insight together to provide quality advice for strategic decision-making.
  3. Focus on the Customer, Client and Market: Students will be able to anticipate and meet the changing needs of clients, employers, customers and markets better than competitors.
  4. Interpretation of Converging Information: Students will be able to interpret and provide a broader context using financial and non-financial information.
  5. Technological Aptitude: Students will be able to utilize and leverage technology in ways that add value to clients, customers and employers. Students will be able to use information technology as a tool to do essential business tasks.
  6. Ethics: Students will be able to apply effective ethical decision-making. Students will be able to apply business-related legal and ethical principles in business and apply them to organizational decision-making.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. General Business Knowledge - Students will demonstrate core foundational knowledge in the field of business.
  2. Communication and Leadership Skills - Students will be able to give and exchange information within meaningful context and with appropriate delivery and interpersonal skills.
  3. Strategic and Critical Thinking Skills - Students will be able to link data, knowledge, and insight together to provide quality advice for decision-making.
  4. Focus on the Customer, Client, and Market - Students will be able to anticipate and meet the changing needs of clients, employers, customers, and markets better than competitors.
  5. Interpretation of Converging Information - Students will be able to interpret and provide a broader context using financial and non-financial information.
  6. Technologically Adept - Students will be able to utilize and leverage technology in ways that add value to clients, customers, and employers. Students will be able to use information technology as a tool to do essential business tasks.
  7. Ethics - Students will be able to apply effective ethical decision making. Students will be able to apply business-related legal and ethical principles in business, and apply them to organizational decision-making.

The organizational leadership program provides students with the leadership competencies needed for middle management success in a variety of job families and functions. To fully develop the leadership skills of students, the program focuses on four key competency areas: operations and administrative competencies; human relations and interpersonal competencies; decision-making and critical thinking competencies; and communication competencies. The organizational leadership degree uses the TEAM approach described on the College of Professional Studies . Courses marked with an asterisk (*) require TEAM enrollment.

Required Courses


Human Relations & Interpersonal Competencies


Humanities & Social Sciences


One of the two following courses:


Approved Electives: 27 Credits


Total Credits Required: 120


* Students must complete at least 45 credit hours, including ENG 1250  and BA 2700 , before enrolling in the organizational leadership TEAM.

** Students may test out by placement exam. Credits do not count toward degree.

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