BBA, Business Administration, Organizational Leadership

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Bachelor of Business Administration, Organizational Leadership

Organizational leaders and managers are crucial to successful business ventures worldwide. They are responsible for making important business decisions including finding solutions to problems, managing employees and helping their companies foster strong interpersonal relationships. Brandman University’s bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership prepares students for a diverse range of new and continued professional opportunities. The program’s innovative and career-relevant curriculum introduces students to principles of organizational behavior, development and change, leadership theory, and team building.  The Bachelor of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Organizational Leadership is available fully online or on campus with integrated online components, providing students with the flexibility needed to fit course work into their busy schedules.

Employers in today’s global marketplace have strict requirements and are seeking candidates with highly-tuned practical skills such as public speaking, small group communication, strong interpersonal relations, intercultural communication, and conflict management abilities. These professionals are expected to multitask efficiently, quickly analyze and solve problems, and effectively cope with demanding deadlines. Brandman’s business degree program in organizational leadership combines elements of both theory and practice to ensure that students will maximize their career potential long after graduation.

What Jobs Can I Get with my Degree?

Organizations across a variety of industries, from government to education, require strong leaders to help mobilize and inspire their employees to work towards common goals. Business graduates who specialize in leadership are uniquely prepared to fulfill these important managerial-level positions. The job and salary expectations for these types of careers are quite positive with opportunities expected to grow quickly through the year 2022 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

College graduates may consider joining or creating their own private practice in the field of management consulting which is expected to grow by 19% over the next decade [1]. Within the same time period, the government issued reports also show rising job segments include human resource management at 13% [2], and health service management at 23% [3].  The opportunities for those who receive an organizational communication degree or organizational leadership degree online are clearly diverse and can exist in a variety of different settings. Additional options for professional growth include positions as community service managers, information technology strategists, and business operations analysts.




Admission Requirements

Applicants intending on enrolling in this program must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:

  1. 12 or more transferable baccalaureate level credits or the equivalent.
  2. Completed application package. Applications are available online.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 30 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 302 Information Fluency and Academic Integrity (Cannot be used as an elective in a major, minor, or certificate program)
  • LBSU 304 Liberal Arts Core Foundations- (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.


Lower-Division Core Requirements

ACCU 201 Principles of Accounting I 3
ACCU 202 Principles of Accounting II 3
CSCU 200 Introduction to Computers and Data Processing 3
ECNU 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECNU 202 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MATU 203 Introduction to Statistics 3
Total Credits 18


Upper-Division Core Requirements

ACCU 360 Financial Statement Analysis 3
COMU 410 Organizational Communication 3
FINU 305 Business Finance 3
MGTU 301 Principles of Management 3
MGTU 310 Legal Environment of Business 3
MGTU 400 Global Environment of Business 3
MGTU 315 Operations Management 3
MKTU 301 Principles of Marketing 3
OLCU 350 Leadership and Professional Ethics 3
OLCU 425 Leadership in Diverse and Multicultural Organizations 3
MGTU 410 Strategic Management (Core Capstone Course) 3
Total Credits 33

Prior to enrolling in the capstone course (MGTU 410), all courses in the BBA core must be completed; one core course may be taken concurrently. Formulating and implementing strategies using content from all core classes is emphasized


Organizational Leadership Emphasis

OLCU 300 Organizational Behavior 3
OLCU 303 Organizational Development and Change 3
OLCU 325 Leadership Skills Development Lab 3
OLCU 400 Theory and Practice of Leadership 3
OLCU 414 Team Building 3
Select two courses from Accounting, Communication, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, and/or Information Systems Management 6
Total Credits 21
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