2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
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2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Organizational Leadership, BS

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Program Description:

Organizational Leadership is a Bachelor of Science degree completion program that is leadership focused, multidisciplinary, and application oriented. This program is designed for students with a two-year degree or its equivalent who want a broad academic background to prepare them for supervisory and management careers. The major combines courses in communication and administrative skills with the study of leadership theory and practice. Students will also learn problem-solving techniques and complete a leadership skills project. This integrated major prepares today’s and tomorrow’s leaders for challenges across all career fields.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • An in-depth understanding of core curricula (biokinetics, biodynamics, and biostatistics).
  • An ability to perform research (if research option) developed through the core courses: Introduction to Research Techniques and Research (in a laboratory under the guidance of a mentor).
  • The ability to read, synthesize and critique academic publications.
  • The ability to speak publicly on academic (science) topics.
  • Completion and defense of a thesis.

Admission Requirements:


  • Completion of Associate’s Degree from an accredited college/university


  • Completion of:
    • 60+semester credit hours
    • Cumulative minimum GPA of 2.0
    • Completion of OL 2010  and OL 3020  
    • Completion of STT 1600  

For additional information:

Program Requirements:

I. Wright State Core: 38 Hours

Element 1 - Communication: 6 Hours

Element 2 - Mathematics: 3 Hours


Element 3 - Global Traditions: 6 Hours

Element 4 - Arts / Humanities: 3 Hours

Element 5 - Social Sciences: 6 Hours


Element 6 - Natural Science Required

Additional Core Courses: 6 Hours

II. Electives / minors / certificates /emphasis: 43 Hours

III. Organizational Leadership Major: 39 Hours

Choose one: 3 Hours

Choose three: 9 Hours

2000-level or above chosen from:


Choose One: 3 Hours

Total: 120 Hours

Graduation Planning Strategy

The Graduation Planning Strategy (GPS) has been created to illustrate one option to complete degree requirements within a particular time frame. Students are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor to adjust this plan based on credit already earned, individual needs or curricular changes that may not be reflected in this year’s catalog.

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