BS Organizational Leadership Curriculum
The Bachelor of Science in Business in Organizational Leadership program consists of 40 courses. Each online course is six weeks in length, and the program can be completed one course at a time. The time it takes to complete the program is dependent on the number of transfer credits awarded upon enrollment.
►Professionalism and Human Performance (3 credits)
This course provides students with an understanding of the professional (soft) skills required for academic and career success. Emphasis is on critical thinking, communication (written and oral), research, teambuilding, and leadership skills development. Other topics include time management, computer proficiency, and developing presentation skills.
►Principles of Management (3 credits)
Types of managerial functions necessary for organizational operation are explored. The course is built around the topics of planning, organizing, directing, controlling and decision-making.
►Theories in Leadership (3 credits)
In this module, several theories will be explored that attempt to explain what leadership is and how to apply it to key areas, such as influencing individual behavior, group or team performance, and change. Additionally, the module will examine sources of power, motivational theory, and conflict resolution strategies.
►Organizational Behavior and Leadership (3 credits)
This course examines the psychological and sociological variables associated with the behavior of individuals in a group or organizational setting. Students will be challenged to recognize personal styles of interaction and the effects of those styles in organizational settings.
►Strategic Planning (3 credits)
This course introduces adult learners to various management planning models and techniques and applies these to business cases. It stresses the concepts of strategic planning and strategic management.