May 27, 2020  
Online Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Online Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

Organizational Leadership, B.S.

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Student Learning Outcomes for BS in Organizational Leadership

The Organizational Leadership degree is a diverse, compressed program that is designed to address the needs of varied learners including: mid-career organizational members who are seeking to equip themselves to advance their opportunities for advancement and less work-experienced learners who have an interest in developing the foundational organizational tools, knowledge and personal skills necessary for organizational success. This curriculum, created with a uniquely Christian worldview, develops and equips learners in ways that are relevant to leadership in a broad range of organizational contexts.

The OL major should achieve the following outcomes:

Effective Communication: Communicate effectively and professionally in various contexts using diverse techniques and contemporary media.

Critical Reasoning and Research: Conceptualize, apply, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information to address questions, perform analyses, understand and apply results, reach conclusions, and assess impact.

Global Leadership and Teams: Understand the servant leadership model and be able to lead individuals and teams to perform effectively in global and culturally diverse contexts.

Business Skills and Knowledge: Demonstrate skills and knowledge relevant to a leadership and management focus necessary for professional growth and success in global and culturally-diverse contexts.

Christian Worldview: anticipate, identify, and resolve moral, ethical, and legal dilemmas through their understanding and application of the Christian worldview.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership (BSOL) degree

General Education - 35 hours

  • English Composition - 6 hours
  • Humanities/Fine Arts - 9 hours*
  • Natural Science - 3 hours
  • Mathematics - 3 hours
  • Social/Behavioral Science - 6 hours
  • Health/Physical Education - 2 hours
  • Biblical Studies - 6 hours**

*Maximum 8 hours in one discipline

** If you have not had Biblical Studies courses, options are available at JBU – talk with your advisor if you need to fulfill this requirement.

Additional approved college credit - 34 hours

These hours should be chosen in consultation with your advisor.

Minimum total semester hours - 120

In order to graduate, each BSOL major must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (4.0 scale) or above for all degree work and 2.25 in the major.

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