BA in Organizational Leadership (OL BA)—Recommended Academic Plan for Penn State World Campus

Effective Fall 2013 — 123 Credits Total

Stage 1—Build Foundations

ENGL 015: Rhetoric and Composition GWSNotes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

GWS
3
OLEAD 100: Introduction to LeadershipNotes for: OLEAD 100

OLEAD 100

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
General Education GN
3
General Education GA
3
General Education GH
3
Total credits 15

Stage 2—Build Foundations

CAS 100 Effective Speech GWS Notes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

CAS 100B preferred by the department.
3
General Education GQ
3
General Education GHA
3
General Education GH
3
World Language 001 level
4
Total credits 16

Stage 3—Formulate Understanding

Supporting CourseNotes for: Supporting Course

Supporting Course

Supporting Course selection may also satisfy General Education
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
General Education GN
3
World Language 002 level
4
General Education GQ
3
General Education GA
3
Total credits 16

Stage 4—Formulate Understanding

SOC 207: Research MethodsNotes for: SOC 207

SOC 207

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or LER 312: Research MethodsNotes for: LER 312

LER 312

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

Supporting Course

Supporting course may also satisfy General Education requirement
Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ENGL 202: Effective Writing GWS Notes for: ENGL 202

ENGL 202

GWS ENGL 202A Writing in the Social Sciences or ENGL 202D Business Writing recommended
3
World Language 003 level

World Language 001 level

4
General Education GNNotes for: General Education

General Education

GN
3
Total credits 16

Stage 5—Generate Expertise

OLEAD 464 Communication Skills for LeadersNotes for: OLEAD 464

OLEAD 464

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

CAS 404

CAS 100 required as a prerequisite for CAS 404
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or LER 437 Workplace Dispute Resolution

LER 437

3
Bachelor of Arts-Knowledge Domain
3
General Education GS
3
Elective
3
Total credits 15

Stage 6—Generate Expertise

OLEAD 465 Collective Decision MakingNotes for: OLEAD 465

OLEAD 465

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
Bachelor of Arts-Other Cultures
3
Elective GS
or General Education GS
3
Elective
3
Total credits 15

Stage 7—Achieve Your Goals

OLEAD 409 Leadership DevelopmentNotes for: OLEAD 409

OLEAD 409

6th semester standing required for OLEAD 409 Leadership Development
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

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Bachelor of Arts-Knowledge Domain
3
Elective
3
Elective
3
Total credits 15

Stage 8—Achieve Your Goals

LER 460 Human Resources 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 Ethical Leadership

PHIL 119 Ethical Leadership

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

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Bachelor of Arts-Knowledge Domain
3
Elective
3
Elective
3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

GWS, GQ, GN, GA, GH, GS, and GHA are codes used to identify different categories of general education requirements.
US, IL, and US/IL are codes used to identify courses that satisfy US and/or international cultures requirements.
W and Y are the codes for courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum Requirements.
 
Please consult your adviser for transfer credit application to this plan.

Legend

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

Footnotes

ENGL 015
GWS
CAS 100
CAS 100B preferred by the department.
Supporting Course
Supporting Course selection may also satisfy General Education
Supporting Course
Supporting course may also satisfy General Education requirement
ENGL 202
GWS ENGL 202A Writing in the Social Sciences or ENGL 202D Business Writing recommended
General Education
GN
CAS 404
CAS 100 required as a prerequisite for CAS 404
OLEAD 409
6th semester standing required for OLEAD 409 Leadership Development