BA, Organizational Leadership, Organizational Administration

Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership, Organization Administration

Organizations require leaders throughout their structure in order to grow, thrive, and realize their objectives. The Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis in Organization Administration focuses on a broad range of subjects from conflict resolution to entrepreneurship.

Its curriculum emphasizes theory and practice through a comprehensive breadth of subjects including communication, marketing, human resources, economics, organizational behavior, ethics, team building, finance, accounting and leadership. In addition to Organization Administration an emphasis in Supply Chain Systems is also available.

A minor in organizational leadership is also available for undergraduate students completing a bachelor's degree in a different area of study.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Diversity:  Demonstrate the understanding of diversity competence in a global society.
  • Communication: Apply effective and efficient communication skills for interacting collaboratively.
  • Critical Inquiry: Research, analyze and evaluate data, information and situations to draw reasonable conclusions.
  • Leadership: Apply leadership theories and models to the practice of leadership.
  • Ethics:  Assess ethical behavior and decision making.
  • Application: Identify and complete a research project to address an organizational leadership.

 

Admission Requirements

Students must have completed 12 or more transferable baccalaureate level credits or the equivalent for admission to Brandman University.

Prospective students must submit the following:

  1. Completed application package.
  2. Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended. Only credits from regionally accredited institutions may be accepted in transfer. Failure to report any previous academic work at another college or university may be considered a violation of academic integrity.
  3. For those applying under an active military agreement with Brandman University, admissibility and minimum transfer credit awarded will be determined based on the Community College of the Air Force, SMART, AARTS or JST transcripts. If additional coursework from other institutions is submitted prior to admission this coursework will also be included in determining admissibility and transferability for course credit.

Graduation Requirements–Bachelor Degrees

  • A minimum of 120 credits.
  • 36 credits earned in upper- division coursework.
  • Minimum of 32 credits completed in residence at Brandman; 18 of which must be upper-division credits, 12 of which must be completed in students major.
  • A 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at Brandman and transfer work.
  • A 2.0 grade point average in all major and minor coursework. Programs may have additional grade requirements.
  • Resolution of all “I” grades.
  • LBSU 300 Liberal Arts Core Foundations- (Cannot be used as an elective in a major, minor, or certificate program)
  • LBSU 302 Information Fluency and Academic Integrity (Cannot be used as an elective in a major, minor, or certificate program)

All courses taken in the major program must be passed with a grade equivalent of “C” or higher. All required courses must be taken for a letter grade where the option exists.

 

Foundation courses

OLCU 300 Organizational Behavior 3
OLCU 350 Leadership & Professional Ethics 3
OLCU 400 Theory & Practice of Leadership 3
OLCU 425 Leadership in Diverse & Multicultural Organizations 3
OLCU 380 Research and Analytical Thinking 3

 

Competencies

COMU 410 Organizational Communication 3
OLCU 303 Organization Development & Change 3
OLCU 325 Leadership Skills Development Lab 3
OLCU 414 Team Building 3

 

Electives/emphasis areas

Upon admission, students work with their program advisors to develop a plan for electives in the degree program. 18

 

Capstone

OLCU 487 Senior Research Project 3

 

Total Credits 48

 

Emphasis in Organizational Administration

 

Required

ACCU 201 Principles of Accounting I 3
ECNU 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ENTU 401 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
MKTU 301 Principles of Marketing 3
MGTU 301 Principles of Management 3

 

Plus one of the following:

HRCU 430 Conflict Resolution 3
SOCU 453 Sociology of Social Conflict, Analysis, and Resolution 3
HRCU 445 Human Resource Studies* 3
CSCU 315 Organizational Information Systems 3
*A PHR certificate may be used as a substitute for HRCU 445

 

Total Credits 18
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