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Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership

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The online Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership will focus on the practices, theories, issues, parameters, and specific ramifications of organizational leadership. The program is ideal not only for traditional students who wish to take advantage of online course delivery but also for working professionals, military members, transfer students and others seeking alternative routes to degree completion.

The Organization Leadership degree has options that allow adults to earn college credits for knowledge gained from a variety of work experiences, professional training, military service and professional certificate programs. These experiences may be documented through transcripts from the American Council on Education (ACE), the College Level Examination Program (CLEP), or presented in a portfolio that contains sufficient information and documentation to affirm college-level learning. Students in the program will be able to select a concentration in one of the following areas:

  • Health Care Administration
  • Legal Office Administration
  • Office Administration and Technology
  • Public Service Administration

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Institutions Offering this Program

Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Dalton State College
Darton State College
Fort Valley State University
Valdosta State University

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Curriculum

Core Curriculum Areas A-E (Please refer to your institutions Academic Affairs for Core Curriculum) Total Number of hours required-42

Core Curriculum F (Courses Appropriate to the Major) Total Number of hours required-18
Lower-division coursework as approved by advisor for Areas C - F

ACED 1100 – Introduction to Business 3 hours (PLA available)
ACED 2000 – Beginning Keyboarding 3 hours (exemption exam available)
ACED 2400 – Computer Technology for the Workplace 3 hours (exemption exam available)
CS 1000 - Introduction to Microcomputers & Applications 3 hours
LEAS 1100 – Introduction to Paralegalism 3 hours
MDIA 2000 – Introduction to Mass Media 3 hours
PSYC 1101 – Fundamentals of Psychology 3 hours (CLEP available)
SOC 1101 – Introduction to Sociology 3 hours (CLEP available)
Foreign Language Courses (Optional)  

Senior College Curriculum Total Number of hours required - 60

Common Core (30 hours)

ACED 2050 – Communications for the Workplace 3 hours (PLA available)
ACED 3400 – Applied Computer Technology 3 hours (PLA available)
ACED 4820 – Project Management for Technical Professionals 3 hours
ENGL 3030 – Professional Writing 3 hours
POLS 3600 – Introduction to Public Administration 3 hours
POLS 4610 – Public Personnel Administration 3 hours
POLS 4620 – Public Finance Administration 3 hours
PSYC 3800 – Industrial/Organizational Psychology 3 hours
ORGL 3000 - Reflective Seminar I: Self as Learner 1 hour
ORGL 3050 - Reflective Seminar II: Self in Context 1 hour
ORGL 4000 - Reflective Seminar III: Self Transformation, Transforming Self 1 hour
ORGL 4690 - Organizational Leadership Capstone 3 hours
Total 30 hours
   
Concentrations/Guided Electives . . . 30 semester hours (two 15 credit Concentrations or combination of credits totaling 30 hours; Examples: ENGL 3020- Technical Writing and Editing . . . 3 hours, ENGL 3080 Grammar and Editing . . . 3 hours; Other Electives Chosen in Consultation with the Advisor)
   
CONCENTRATIONS  
Office Administration & Technology  
ACED 3100 - Computer Systems 3 hours (PLA available)
ACED 3101 - Workplace Computerized Bookkeeping 3 hours 
ACED 3150 - Computer Operating Systems for the Office 3 hours 
ACED 3610 - Web Design & Multimedia 3 hours 
ACED 2700 - Desktop Publishing 3 hours 
ACED 4020 - Virtual Office Technology 3 hours 
ACED 4050 - Office Management 3 hours 
ACED 4550 - Health and Safety in the Work Environment 3 hours 
ACED 4810 - Contemporary Skills for the Workplace 3 hours 
Total 27 hours
   
Health Care Administration
HADM 3301 – Health Care Organizations 3 hour 
HADM 3302 – Health Care Economics 3 hours 
HADM 3303 – U.S. Health Care Systems 3 hours 
HADM 4401 – Health Care Compliance 3 hours 
HADM 4402 – Health Information Management 3 hours 
Total 15 hours
   
Legal Office Administration
LEAS 3220 – Business Entities 3 hours 
LEAS 4200 – Family Law 3 hours 
LEAS 4210 – Consumer Law 3 hours 
LEAS 4220 – Administrative Law 3 hours 
LEAS 4230 – The Law of Real Property Transactions 3 hours 
LEAS XXXX – Arbitration and Conflict Resolution 3 hours 
LEAS XXXX – Other 3 hours 
Total 21 hours
   
Public Service Administration/Leadership
POLS 3100 – Scope and Methods of Political Science 3 hours 
POLS 3610 – Public Administration and Public Policy Formation 3 hours 
POLS 4600 – Government Organization and Administrative Theory 3 hours 
POLS 4650 – Intergovernmental Relations 3 hours 
POLS XXXX – Information Management 3 hours 
POLS XXXX – Nonprofit Management 3 hours 
POLS XXXX – PR for Public Administration 3 hours 
POLS XXXX – Grant Writing for Public Organizations 3 hours 
Total 30 hours
   
Total 18 hours
Total hours for degree
120 hours
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