Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership

The Benefits of a BA in Organizational Leadership degree at Brandman

This program provides the knowledge and tools necessary to help students advance in their careers and become innovative leaders who identify issues, analyze opportunities, communicate their vision, and lead by example. 

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership program is applicable to all industries.  Become the leader you want to be by focusing on a comprehensive curriculum that includes marketing, human resources, economics, organizational behavior, ethics, team building, finance, accounting and leadership.

  • Obtain the knowledge and tools necessary to help you move up in your career.
  • Become an innovative leader who identifies issues, analyzes opportunities, communicates a vision, and leads by example. 
  • Customize your degree by choosing an area of emphasis in supply chain systems or organizational administration.
  • Enjoy the program in a blended and fully online format.

Undergraduate Admission Requirements

Applicants for this program must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:

  • 12 or more transferable baccalaureate level credits or the equivalent
  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended
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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.

Active Military?

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.

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Foundation courses (15 credits)

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 (12 credits)

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 (18 credits)

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

 

Capstone (3 credits)

OLCU 487 Senior Research Project 3

 

Total Credits 48

 

 

Minor in Organizational Leadership

Minor Requirements (18 credits)

Foundation courses (9 credits)

OLCU 300 Organizational Behavior 3
OLCU 350 Leadership and Professional Ethics 3
OLCU 400 Theory and Practice of Leadership 3

 

Electives
One of the following (3 credits):

OLCU 425 Leadership in Diverse and Multicultural Organizations 3
COMU 315 Intercultural Communications 3

 

Electives (6 credits)
Two of the following:

CSCU 315 Organizational Information Systems 3
ECNU 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ENTU 401 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
MGTU 301 Principles of Management 3
MKTU 301 Principles of Marketing 3
OLCU 325 Leadership Skills Development Lab 3
OLCU 380 Research and Analytical Thinking 3
OLCU 414 Team Building 3

 

Total Credits 18
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