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Bachelor of Science — Major in Organizational Leadership

(Entrance requirement: A.A. or A.S. degree, or at least 60 undergraduate credits)

Objectives

At the end of this program, students will be able to

General Education Courses

ADCG 301. Professional Communication: Writing. (3) This course reviews fundamental principles of effective writing and focuses on applying them in the forms and styles used in business and the professions.

Outcomes: At the end of this course, students will be able to

ADCG 302. Professional Communication: Speaking. (3) This course develops speaking skills necessary for success in professional work environments.

Outcomes: At the end of this course, students will be able to

ADCG 303. Ethics in the Western Tradition. (3) This course introduces students to problems of moral philosophy or ethics in the Western tradition.

Outcomes: At the end of this course, students will be able to

ADCG 304. Globalization in the 21st Century. (3) This course examines the political, economic, and cultural aspects of contemporary trends of globalization.

Outcomes: At the end of this course, students will be able to

ADCG 305. Capstone Project. (6) In consultation with a student's advisor, the student develops a research project from conceptualization to implementation.

Outcomes: At the end of this project, students will be able to

Major in Organizational Leadership

OLDR 311. Principles of Leadership. (3) This course examines the foundational theories, development, and applications of effective leadership principles and skills.

Outcomes: At the end of this course, students will be able to

OLDR 312. Interpersonal Communication. (3) This course examines the processes, concepts, and theories associated with person-to-person communication.

Outcomes: At the end of this course, students will be able to

OLDR 313. Industrial and Organizational Psychology. (3) This course examines how the principles, concepts, and theories of psychology can be used to increase organizational effectiveness and individual well-being in the workplace.

Outcomes: At the end of this course, students will be able to

OLDR 314. Social Psychology. (3) This course examines human behavior in its social context to reveal how one's feelings and actions can be influenced by other people.

Outcomes: At the end of this course, students will be able to

OLDR 315. Conflict and Negotiation. (3) This course explores ways of understanding the roots and dynamics of conflict and conflict resolution through a combination of theories, case studies, and hands-on experiences.

Outcomes: At the end of this course, students will be able to

OLDR 316. Legal Issues and Policies. (3) This course focuses on the identification of potential legal concerns to organization leadership and management, particularly in the areas of common employment law issues, contract dispute resolution, regulatory compliance, and negligence.

Outcomes: At the end of this course, students will be able to

OLDR 317. Ethics and Leadership. (3) This course will introduce students to the ethical dilemmas that face leaders and will prepare students to create and sustain themselves as ethical decision makers.

Outcomes: At the end of this course, students will be able to

OLDR 318. Fiscal Resources. (3) This course introduces students to the language of finance and to financial issues that have impacts across organizations.

Outcomes: At the end of this course, students will be able to

OLDR 319. People and Organizations. (3) This course examines practices and theories associated with managing human resources for effective organizations.

Outcomes: At the end of this course, students will be able to

OLDR 320. Technology and Organizations. (3) This course examines the influence of technology on organizations with a focus on how technology can improve organizational performance.

Outcomes: At the end of this course, students will be able to

OLDR 321. Understanding Organizations. (3) This course explores structures, processes, and theories for understanding organizational performance.

Outcomes: At the end of this course, students will be able to

OLDR 322. Diversity and Organizations. (3) This course explores the dynamics of culture and diversity on organizations and personnel.

Outcomes: At the end of this course, students will be able to

OLDR 323. Statistics. (3) This course introduces students to descriptive and inferential statistical procedures and probability.

Outcomes: At the end of this course, students will be able to

OLDR 324. Research Methods. (3) This course introduces students to research practices and methodologies.

Outcomes: At the end of this course, students will be able to