Leadership with Management Track (Accelerated Program), BS

The Leadership program explores the complex nature of leadership in modern organizations that require leaders to be competent, creative, flexible, and forward-thinking. Students investigate the importance of understanding diversity, ethics, and organizational values in decision making as well as the theoretical foundations and practical behaviors and processes that promote positive leadership and organizational growth.

The leadership program is designed to prepare students for leadership careers in complex organizations in the public, private and nonprofit sectors of an increasingly global economy and diversified workplace.

Program Learning Outcomes

The following learning outcomes are linked to assignments and activities throughout this program:

  1. CRITICAL THINKING: Professional graduates think critically and apply systems thinking to decision-making.
  2. PROBLEM-SOLVING and APPLICATION:  Professional graduates apply functional area concepts and theories appropriately.
  3. PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION: Professional graduates communicate effectively by preparing and delivering oral and written presentations using appropriate technologies.
  4. PROFESSIONAL and SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Professional graduates align personal and organizational conduct with ethical and professional standards that include vocational understanding of responsibility to God, self, organization, community, and the world.
  5. INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS and HUMAN RESOURCES: Professional graduates demonstrate understanding of diversity, law, and best practices in human resources to effectively recruit, select, train, and retain employees.

Requirements for the BS in Leadership with Management Track (Accelerated Program Only)

General Education Core 37 hours

Pre-Requisite 9 hours

MGT 2603Principles of Management

3

MGT 3603Organizational Behavior

3

LDR 3653Strategic Leadership Theory and Practice

3

Strategic Leadership Core 18 hours

LDR 3633Conflict Management & Negotiation

3

LDR 3713Leadership of Teams

3

LDR 3733Leadership in a Diverse World

3

LDR 4113Leadership Research and Decision Making

3

LDR 4513Strategic Change and Leadership

3

LDR 4723Leadership Capstone

3

Management Track 24 hours

BUS 3003Business Communication

3

BUS 3303Business Law

3

BUS 4943Ethics in Business

3

HRM 3613Human Resource Management

3

MGT 3703Management Information Systems

3

MGT 3713Operations Management

3

MGT 3733Project Management

3

MGT 4123Financial Plan and Control Systems

3

Electives 32 hours

Total Credit Hours: 120