This program with an emphasis in Organizational Administration gives students opportunities to cultivate leadership and interpersonal skills, focusing on a broad range of subjects from conflict resolution to entrepreneurship.
The Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership, Organization Administration program covers strategic leading, organizing, planning and supervising corporations and small businesses in a variety of industries. The comprehensive curriculum emphasizes both theory and practice through courses that help students develop critical leadership abilities.
Students who pursue their bachelor’s degrees in organizational administration are prepared for a multitude of managerial roles in a variety of markets including business, education, government and nonprofit sectors. Graduates often go on to become leaders in their fields and play critical roles in motivating teams, developing employees, and inspiring others to follow their strategic visions for success.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, management positions will be growing quickly through the year 2022 with significant career opportunities in the field of medical and health services, which is expected to increase by 23% . These valuable professionals often help plan, direct and coordinate services for medical facilities, specific departments, or private practices. Other fields that Bureau data identify as growth opportunities include management consulting by 19% , and human resource management at 13% . In addition to professional paths, organizational administration graduates may also consider graduate-level degree programs to further their education and enhance their portfolios.
Applicants intending on enrolling in this program must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:
Graduation Requirements–Bachelor Degrees
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.
|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|
|COMU 410||Organizational Communication||3|
|OLCU 303||Organization Development & Change||3|
|OLCU 325||Leadership Skills Development Lab||3|
|OLCU 414||Team Building||3|
|Upon admission, students work with their program advisors to develop a plan for electives in the degree program.||18|
|OLCU 487||Senior Research Project||3|
|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 certification may be used as a substitute for HRCU 445|