Organizational Leadership, B.A.

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 120

Overall GPA - Combined and OU: 2.00

Major GPA - Combined and OU: 2.00

Program Code: B755

  • This program is offered by electronic and hybrid delivery.

Major Requirements

A grade of "C" or higher must be earned in each course presented for major credit.

Major Core
LSTD 3003Interdisciplinary Inquiry3
LSAL 3113Leadership in Organizations3
LSAL 3133Conflict Resolution3
LSAL 3153Ethics in Leadership3
LSAL 3223Finance for Non-Finance Managers3
LSAL 3373Measuring Human Performance3
LSAL 3953Research Analysis and Application in Organizational Leadership3
LSAL 4143Cultural Diversity in the World3
LSAL 4283Social Processes in Organizations3
LSAL 4953Capstone in Organizational Leadership3
Major Electives
Students will complete nine hours of organizational leadership electives9
Total Credit Hours39

 Computer Literacy Requirement

Students must demonstrate computer proficiency which includes the competent use of a variety of software and networking applications. Please consult your academic advisor for courses to fulfill this requirement.

Approved Organizational Leadership Major Electives

LSAL 2283Understanding Management3
LSAL 2700Topics in Administrative Leadership1-9
LSAL 31733
LSAL 3333Motivation in Learning and Leadership3
LSAL 3440Mentored Research Experience3
LSAL 3513Integrated Marketing Strategies3
LSAL 3533Adapting To Changing Marketing Environments3
LSAL 4123Quality Initiatives in Organizations3
LSAL 4163Non-Profit Management3
LSAL 4203Decision-Making, Problem Solving, and Strategic Thinking3
LSAL 4353Mediation: History, Theory, and Practice3
LSAL 4603
LSAL 4623
LSAL 4643
LSAL 4683Development in Grant Writing3
LSAL 4700Advanced Topics in Administrative Leadership1-9
LSAL 4920Internship in Administrative Leadership1-3
Or other related courses as approved by a PACS academic advisor

General Education and College Requirements

Courses taken to fulfill the University General Education Requirements must be chosen from the approved General Education course list published in the Class Schedule or at

Core Area I: Symbolic & Oral Communication (9-19 hours)
LSTD 1113Interdisciplinary Composition I3
LSTD 1133Interdisciplinary Composition II3
LSTD 1053Mathematics in Liberal Studies3
Language (Core I) 10-10
Core Area II: Natural Science (minimum 7 hours)
LSTD 2533Science as a Process3
Choose one natural science course with lab4-6
Core Area III: Social Science (6 hours)
LSTD 1333Governing Ourselves 23
or P SC 1113 American Federal Government
Choose one Social Science course 33
Core Area IV: Arts and Humanities (12 hours)
Choose one of the following:3
A History of the United States
United States to 1865
United States, 1865 to the Present
Choose one course from each of the following three fields. One course must be upper-division (3000-4000 level)9
Artistic Forms
Western Culture
World Culture
Core Area V: First Year Experience (3 hours)
Choose one course3
Total Credit Hours37-47

Free Electives

Electives to bring total applicable hours to the minimum total required for the degree including 40 upper-division hours.

Suggested Semester Plan of Study

This plan shows one possible grouping of courses that would allow students to graduate in four years. Please refer to the front of the degree checksheet for official requirements. Students must consult with College of Professional & Continuing Studies academic advisers to verify that courses selected each semester fulfill the recommended plan and satisfy university, College of Professional & Continuing Studies, and major requirements.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
LSTD 1113 Interdisciplinary Composition I (Core I) 3
LSTD 1153 A History of the United States (Core IV) 3
LSTD 2023 Strategies for Success 3
First Year Experience (Core V) 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
LSTD 1133 Interdisciplinary Composition II (Core I) 3
LSTD 1333 Governing Ourselves (Core III) 3
LSTD 1053 Mathematics in Liberal Studies (Core I) 3
LSTD 1003 Introduction to Interdisciplinary Study 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
First Semester
Language I (Core I) 5
LSTD 1313 What in the World are the Social Sciences? (Core III) 3
LSTD 2533 Science as a Process (Core II) 3
LSTD 2033 Writing for Success 3
Free Elective 1
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
Language II (Core I) 5
Science with Lab Component (Core II) 4
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
First Semester
LSTD 3003 Interdisciplinary Inquiry 3
LSAL 3113 Leadership in Organizations 3
LSAL 3153 Ethics in Leadership 3
Western Culture (Core IV) 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
LSAL 3133 Conflict Resolution 3
LSAL 3223 Finance for Non-Finance Managers 3
LSAL 4143 Cultural Diversity in the World 3
Artistic Forms (Core IV) 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
First Semester
LSAL 3953 Research Analysis and Application in Organizational Leadership 3
LSAL 3373 Measuring Human Performance 3
LSAL 4283 Social Processes in Organizations 3
World Culture (Core IV) 3
Major Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
LSAL 4953 Capstone in Organizational Leadership 3
Major Elective 3
Major Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours120