The purpose of the Bachelor of Organizational Leadership (BOLS) program is to provide leadership skills based on Christian principles, increase interpersonal skills and employee relations skills that are required of leaders, enhance communication skills needed by leaders, and expand skills in one's chosen career path. The curriculum has two options. One is a degree completion option for those with an associate's degree. The other is for those without a degree. The program is intended to supplement one's technical skills and work experience with leadership and people skills. A Human Resource Administration concentration is also available fully online.
Why Organizational Leadership?
The Organizational Leadership is intended to supplement one's technical skills and work experience with leadership and people skills.
The Organizational Leadership program consists of 120 credit hours (degree completion track requires a maximum of 64 credit hours) structured in a convenient 8-week format for working adults. Skilled and experienced professors with real world expertise instruct the courses and will work directly with you to expand your knowledge and improve your skills.
General Education (36 semester hours) - courses in communication, literature, humanities, fine arts, math, natural sciences, social and behavioral sciences, and Christian Studies. These courses are viewed as being the liberal arts component of a degree and are foundational to upper division courses.
Core Courses (36 semester hours) - courses in organizational leadership, quality management, critical thinking, business communication, management, sociology, and psychology.
HRA Concentration (12 semester hours) - courses in training and development, accounting and budgeting, and computer information systems.
General Electives (Sufficient hours to complete requirements for 120 hours for the degree) – courses that permit students to take additional work in subjects that interest them and that will be helpful in their careers. It is important to consult with an advisor when selecting electives.