Degree Requirements - OL

Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership

Organizational Leadership

The Organizational Leadership degree from JBU provides you with a flexible path to complete your bachelor’s degree when entering the program with 45 hours of college credit. Each of the courses is eight weeks in length, with four face-to-face sessions held every other week. After being admitted to JBU, you may begin your program at the start of any semester, if the prerequisite(s) for specific courses have been satisfied.  

To graduate with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership through JBU's Degree Completion Program you must:

  1. Complete 51 semester hours in the program
    BUS 1123 - Business Communication
    BUS 3013 - Research and Statistical Concepts
    BUS 3113 - Spreadsheet Analytics

    BUS 3513 - Accounting for Managers
    BUS 4023 - Finance for Managers
    BUS 4253 - Business Law and Ethics

    BUS 4433 - Critical Analysis and Reasoning
    BUS 4993 - Strategic Management
    COR 1103 - Orientation to Learning
    ECN 2113 - Principles of Microeconomics
    ECN 2123 - Principles of Macroeconomics
    MGT 2173 - Principles of Management
    MKT 2143 - Principles of Marketing
    OL 4113 - Foundations of Leadership
    OL 4123 - Leading and Managing Organizational Change
    OL 4323 - Leading Teams and Coalition Building
    OL 4993 - Organizational Leadership Integration and Applied Learning Capstone

  2. Complete a total of 124 semester hours accepted by John Brown University

  3. Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (4.0 scale) or above for all degree work and 2.25 in the major

  4. Complete the following general education requirements:
    1. English Composition - 6 hours
    2. Humanities/Fine Arts - 9 hours* 
    3. Natural Science - 3 hours
    4. Mathematics - 3 hours
    5. Natural Science/Math - 3 hours
    6. Social/Behavioral Science - 9 hours*
    7. Health/Physical Education - 3 hours
    8. Biblical Studies - 6 hours**

    *8 hours maximum in one discipline

    **If you have not had Biblical Studies courses, online and on-ground options are available at JBU. Talk with your advisor if you need to fulfill this requirement.

    Note: The last number in the course number indicates the total credit hour(s) per course

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