Oct 02, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Organizational Leadership, BA (Online)

School Center for Leadership Studies, Center for Online and Extended Education
Academic Award Bachelor of Arts
Credits Required 120 semester credits
Dean Jessica Herbison
CIP Code 52.0213
Available at Online and NU Oregon

This program is designed to develop current and future leaders. With an emphasis in organizational leadership, students will develop an understanding of organizational behavior, ethics, leadership, management, and team dynamics. Students will learn practical skills to apply in today’s highly diverse and evolving workforce. Built upon several core leadership courses; students will gain the necessary tools and resources to lead in a broad range of organizational settings. This major challenges them to expand their professional potential within their unique calling and future leadership endeavors.

Graduates with a degree in Organizational Leadership will be able to:

  1. Analyze major leadership theories to develop a personal philosophy of leadership.  
  2. Articulate principles related to building effective teams.
  3. Apply a decision-making model to resolve an ethical dilemma.
  4. Critique a leader’s ability to drive change using an evidence-based organizational change methodology.

Contact the Center for Online and Extended Education Enrollment Office for an information packet.

Core Curriculum Requirements: 60

Humanities: 9

6 credits in this area must be from Writing Practice courses* (see course descriptions  for applicability)

  • ENGL xxx3 Any Literature course 3 credits
  • HIST xxx3 Any Course in History 3 credits
  • 3 additional credits selected from the following 3 credits
    Art (ARTE), Bible (BIBL), Drama (DRAM), English (ENGL), History (HIST), Language (LANG), Music (MUSI), or Theology (THEO)

Social Sciences: 9

6 credits in this area must be from Writing Practice courses* (see course descriptions  for applicability)

  • Select a minimum of two disciplines from the following:

Business Administration (BUSM), Communication (except COMM 1213), Economics, Education (EDUC), Exercise Science (EXSC), Geography (GEOG), Information Technology (INTC), Management (BMGT), Marketing (BMKT), Philosophy (PHIL), Political Science (PSCI), Psychology (PSYC), Sociology/Anthropology (SOCI), or User Experience Design (UXDE)

Science and Mathematics: 6

  • MATH xxxx - College-level Mathematics 3 credits
  • SCIE xxxx - Science course with Lab 3 credits

Formation and Calling: 3

Core Electives: 18

Any college-level courses

General Electives: 24

Any college-level courses

Total: 120 Semester Credits