The Associate of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership will prepare students for successful leadership in project management, staff management, and administrative positions. It will also serve as a pathway for students to pursue a bachelor's degree in Organizational Leadership, Business Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Criminal Justice, Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, and Law, Policy, and Political Science.
The program includes a wide variety of general education courses that would be applicable to any undergraduate degree within the University, and comprehensive business coursework which includes management and innovative leadership and integrates social science, leadership psychology, workplace culture, and trauma-informed approaches.
Graduating students will:
1. Identify innovative leadership practices.
2. Identify change for organizational effectiveness.
3. Describe the introductory concepts of traditional areas of business to include organizational leadership (Business Core).
4. Exhibit effective leadership skills, including cultural humility, in a diverse and multicultural environment.
5. Assess and support high-level organizational projects including the importance of supporting, motivating and evaluating team members as well as managing conflict.
CTA 326 Integrating Excel into Business Problem Solving
ECO 105 Fundamentals of Economics
ENG 121 English Composition I
ENG 122 English Composition II
ENG 131 Public Speaking
PHI 100 Introduction to Critical Thinking
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
HIS 381 Contemporary Global Issues
MAT 205 Introductory Survey of Mathematics
Natural Science Elective
FYE 101 First Year Experience Seminar
BBM 201 Principles of Management
BBM 306 Foundations of Innovative Leadership
BBM 320 Business Communications
HRM 310 Organizational Development
FIN 300 Applied Concepts in Accounting and Finance
ORG 302 Psychology of Leadership
ORG 444 Organizational Justice, Ethics, and Social Responsibility
PSY 420 Introduction to Trauma-Informed Approaches
This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2023-2024 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2022 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.