If you are seeking a highly practical bachelor’s degree program that explores leadership and organizational dynamics, the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership program can help you meet your goals. Courses in communication, economics, negotiations, project planning and management concepts can prepare you for leadership positions in multiple fields. You will have the opportunity to develop skills which are most sought after by today’s employers: exercising influence, providing solutions for complex problems, teamwork, critical thinking, sound judgment, decision making, communication, and conflict management. Through a clear commitment to the principles of the Christian faith, the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership prepares you for a more operational approach to business leadership and organization.
This program also offers the convenience of a weekend/evening/online schedule. All classes are five weeks in length with on campus meetings scheduled in the second week on Friday (6pm-10pm) and Saturday (8am-5pm), and the fifth week on Friday (6pm-10pm) of each course. This program provides a unique schedule for students who have demanding work schedules and/or family responsibilities.
Organizational Leadership majors are required to take macroeconomics and microeconomics or Economics for Managers, which is offered through our Bridge program, as pre-requisites. All students are required to take WJU Strategies for Success prior to beginning any major. Please find our upcoming Organizational Leadership cohort schedule below.
Organizational Leadership Curriculum
The sequence of courses and course descriptions for this major follow:
- Understanding Your Leadership Capabilities
- Foundations for Leadership
- The Art of Interpretation
- Christian Perspective
- Management Principles
- Organizational Theory and Behavior/Leading Teams
- Organizational Communication
- Leadership and Negotiations
- Bible Survey
- Organizational Ethics
- Leadership and Planning
- Managerial Finance and Accounting
- Leadership in Global Society
- Leading Change/Public Policy
- Evidenced Based Leadership and Decision Making
- Integration and Applied Learning