Organizational Leadership BA, Corporate Communication Emphasis

The Organizational Leadership major is designed to provide adult students with the knowledge, skills, and credentials necessary to advance in a rapidly changing workplace.  This program will help students understand theoretical and practical aspects of leadership across disciplines, while allowing them to focus on a specific emphasis area that interests them.  

This program is for students who have completed at least 60 transferable credit hours at the undergraduate level or have been awarded an A.A. or A.S. degree (or A.A.S. degree with a general education emphasis).  Students who do not have previous working experience and substantial transferred credits should consult with an advisor to determine if this program is the correct fit.

General Education Requirements

Majors must satisfy the university and college general education requirements. The foreign language requirement for a B.A. must also be satisfied.

Core Courses
SOC 2001Introduction to Organizational Leadership3
or INTDSC 2001 Introduction to Organizational Leadership
SOC 1010Introduction to Sociology (MOTR SOCI 101)3
COMM 2231Communication in the Organization3
COMM 2235Professional Communication 3
ENGL 3100Junior-Level Writing3
or ENGL 3120 Business Writing
or ENGL 3130 Technical Writing
INFSYS 1800Computers and Information Systems3
PHIL 1160Critical Thinking (MOTR PHIL 101)3
PHIL 2254Business Ethics3
MGMT 3600Management and Organizational Behavior3
SOC 4001Organizational Leadership Capstone3
or INTDSC 4001 Organizational Leadership Capstone
Total Hours30

Students Seeking a B.A. in Organizational Leadership must complete one of the following emphasis areas:

A. Computing and Information Security
B. Community Studies
C. Corporate Communication
D. Criminal Justice
E. Executive Leadership
F. Health Communication
G. Operational Excellence
H. Social Justice
I. Individualized Emphasis Area

Specific Requirements for the Emphasis Area 

Students must complete at least 9 hours (three courses) of course work from the list below.9
Introduction to Public Relations
Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Communication
Social Media in Public Relations
Dilemmas in Organizational Leadership
Total Hours9