Recommended Academic Plan for Organizational Leadership at Berks

Effective Date: March 6, 2017

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 15 (GWS) - Rhetoric and CompostionNotes for: ENGL 15

ENGL 15

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 30 (GWS) - Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 30

ENGL 30

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Quantification (GQ)Notes for: GQ

GQ

MATH 21 recommended prior to taking STAT 200, but not required.
3
3
3
3
First-Year Seminar
1
Total credits 16

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 100A or 100B or 100C (GWS) - Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
STAT 200 (GQ) - Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

MATH 21 recommended prior to taking STAT 200, but not required.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
3
3
3
Total credits 16

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
PHIL 10 - Critical ThinkingNotes for: PHIL 10

PHIL 10

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
PSYCH 100 - Introductory PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 100

PSYCH 100

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ECON 102 - Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or ECON 104 - Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes for: ECON 104

ECON 104

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
3
1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 202A or 202B or 202C or 202D (GWS) - Effective WritingNotes for: ENGL 202

ENGL 202

ENGL 202B is offered Spring Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
PSYCH 281 - Introduction to Industrial-Organizational PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 281

PSYCH 281

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ECON 102 - Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or ECON 104 - Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes for: ECON 104

ECON 104

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
CAS 352 - Organizational CommunicationNotes for: CAS 352

CAS 352

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
OLEAD 100 - Introduction to LeadershipNotes for: OLEAD 100

OLEAD 100

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CAS 404 - Conflict Resolution and NegotiationNotes for: CAS 404

CAS 404

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or LER 437 - Workplace Dispute ResolutionNotes for: LER 437

LER 437

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Course SelectionNotes for: Supporting Course Selection

Supporting Course Selection

Consult advisor for list.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
400-Level Supporting Course SelectionNotes for: 400-Level Supporting Course Selection

400-Level Supporting Course Selection

Consult advisor for list.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective: Writing Across The Curriculum RequirementNotes for: Elective: Writing Across The Curriculum Requirement

Elective: Writing Across The Curriculum Requirement

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
OLEAD 409 - Leadership Development: A Life-Long Learning PerspectiveNotes for: OLEAD 409

OLEAD 409

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
LER 312 - Research Methods in Labor Studies and Employment RelationsNotes for: LER 312

LER 312

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or SOC 207 - Introduction to Social ResearchNotes for: SOC 207

SOC 207

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3 - 4
400-Level Supporting Course SelectionNotes for: 400-Level Supporting Course Selection

400-Level Supporting Course Selection

Consult advisor for list.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
400-Level Supporting Course SelectionNotes for: 400-Level Supporting Course Selection

400-Level Supporting Course Selection

Consult advisor for list.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective
3
Total credits 15 - 16

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
OLEAD 464 - Communication Skills for Leaders in Groups and OrganizationsNotes for: OLEAD 464

OLEAD 464

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MGMT 321 - Leadership and MotivationNotes for: MGMT 321

MGMT 321

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 484 - Work Attitudes and MotivationNotes for: PSYCH 484

PSYCH 484

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
400-Level Supporting CourseNotes for: 400-Level Supporting Course

400-Level Supporting Course

Consult advisor for list.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective
3
Elective
3
Total credits 15

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
OLEAD 465 - Collective Decision MakingNotes for: OLEAD 465

OLEAD 465

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
LER 460 - Human Resource EthicsNotes for: LER 460

LER 460

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PHIL 119 - Ethical LeadershipNotes for: PHIL 119

PHIL 119

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
400-Level Supporting Course SelectionNotes for: 400-Level Course Selection

400-Level Course Selection

Consult advisor for list.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective
3
Elective
3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

  • Students should consult with an advisor when scheduling courses.

  • GWS, GQ, GHA, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.

  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to identify United States Cultures (US) and International Cultures (IL) requirements.  Students must complete three (3) credits of US and three (3) credits of IL as part of General Education.  A course designated as US;IL may be used as a US or an IL, not both.

 

  • Program restricted to adult learners as defined by the University.  Consult advisor for details.

  • Not all courses may be offered at Berks.  Consult advisor for details.

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

GQ
MATH 21 recommended prior to taking STAT 200, but not required.
STAT 200
MATH 21 recommended prior to taking STAT 200, but not required.
ENGL 202
ENGL 202B is offered Spring Semester only.
Supporting Course Selection
Consult advisor for list.
400-Level Supporting Course Selection
Consult advisor for list.
400-Level Supporting Course Selection
Consult advisor for list.
400-Level Supporting Course Selection
Consult advisor for list.
400-Level Supporting Course
Consult advisor for list.
400-Level Course Selection
Consult advisor for list.