Welcome to Organizational Leadership!
The Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership provides an academic foundation for the professional and career-focused study of leadership principles and skills. It is specifically designed to advance the professional objectives of students who desire to complete a baccalaureate degree for career advancement and expanded job opportunities. The combination of leadership, management, and global and social-cultural perspectives provides graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide effective leadership at various levels and in a variety of occupational settings.
This degree program requires a minimum of 48 semester hours: 24 hours in the leadership core plus 24 hours in identified electives. Students must meet all University requirements for admission, continuance in the program, and graduation.
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Students who transfer to WKU with an applied associate degree (e.g., Associate of Applied Science) receive a 12-hour waiver from the overall upper-level course requirement.
Bachelor of Science in
(2015 - 2016 Catalog Term)
Required Courses (24 Hours)
LEAD 200: Intro to Leadership Studies
OR LEAD 300: Leadership Theory and Application
MGT/BUS 210: Organization and Management
LEAD 325: Leading Change
LEAD 330: Leading Ethics and Decision Making
LEAD 395- Contemporary Leadership Issues
LEAD 400- Practicum in Leading
LEAD 440- Leading Teams
LEAD 450 - Leading in Global Contexts
Elective Courses (24 Hours)
Students may choose electives approved by their Organizational Leadership advisor - a list will be given at the advising appointment.
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