BS in Organizational Leadership (OLEAD-prior to fall 2013) -- Recommended Academic Plan for Penn State World Campus

Students admitted prior to the fall 2013 semester (OLEAD) -- 123 Credits

Stage 1-Build Foundations

ENGL 015 GWS-‐Rhetoric and Composition

ENGL 015 GWS

3
CAS 283--Information Technology and CommunicationsNotes for: CAS 283

CAS 283

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
OLEAD 100--Introduction to LeadershipNotes for: OLEAD 100

OLEAD 100

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or Supporting Course* (Law, Policy, and Organizations)Notes for: Supporting Course

Supporting Course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Course (Employer and Employees)Notes for: Supporting Course (Employer and Employees)

Supporting Course (Employer and Employees)

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

Stage 2—Build Foundations

CAS 100 Effective Speech GWSNotes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

CAS 100B preferred by the department
3
PSYCH 100-Supporting Course (Employer and Employees) Notes for: PSYCH 100

PSYCH 100

PSYCH 100 is a prerequisite for PSYCH 281 which is a required course in the program
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ECON 104‐MacroeconomicsNotes for: ECON 104

ECON 104

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
General Education GQ

General Education GQ

3
General Education GH
3
Total credits 15

Stage 3—Formulate Understanding

ECON 102‐MicroeconomicsNotes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Course* (Workplace Dynamics)Notes for: Supporting Course* (Workplace Dynamics)

Supporting Course* (Workplace Dynamics)

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

Stage 4—Formulate Understanding

PSYCH 281‐Industrial and Organizational PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 281

PSYCH 281

PSYCH 281 requires PSYCH 100 as a prerequisite
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
STAT 200 GQ‐Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
ENGL 202 GWS‐Effective Writing Notes for: ENGL 202

ENGL 202

ENGL 202A Writing in the Social Sciences or ENGL 202D Business Writing recommended
3
General Education GA
3
General Education GN
3
Total credits 16

Stage 5—Generate Expertise

SOC 207‐Research Methods in SociologyNotes for: SOC 207

SOC 207

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ENGL 215‐Introduction to Article WritingNotes for: ENGL 215

ENGL 215

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Course* (Law, Policy, and Organizations) Notes for: Supporting Course* (Law, Policy, and Organizations)

Supporting Course* (Law, Policy, and Organizations)

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

Stage 6—Generate Expertise

PSYCH 485‐Leadership in Work SettingsNotes for: PSYCH 485

PSYCH 485

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Course* (Law, Policy, and Organizations)Notes for: Supporting Course* (Law, Policy, and Organizations)

Supporting Course* (Law, Policy, and Organizations)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Course* (Workplace Dynamics)Notes for: Supporting Course* (Workplace Dynamics)

Supporting Course* (Workplace Dynamics)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
General Education GN
3
General Education GH
3
Elective
3
Total credits 18

Stage 7—Achieve Your Goals

Supporting Course* (Employer and Employees)Notes for: Supporting Course* (Employer and Employees)

Supporting Course* (Employer and Employees)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Course* (Law, Policy, and Organizations)Notes for: Supporting Course* (Law, Policy, and Organizations)

Supporting Course* (Law, Policy, and Organizations)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Course* (Workplace Dynamics)Notes for: Supporting Course* (Workplace Dynamics)

Supporting Course* (Workplace Dynamics)

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

Stage 8—Achieve Your Goals

Supporting Course* (Employer and Employees)Notes for: Supporting Course* (Employer and Employees)

Supporting Course* (Employer and Employees)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Course* (Workplace Dynamics)Notes for: Supporting Course* (Workplace Dynamics)

Supporting Course* (Workplace Dynamics)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Course* (Final course in any category)Notes for: Supporting Course* (Final course in any category)

Supporting Course* (Final course in any category)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective
3
Elective
2
Total credits 14

Additional Notes

Note: A total of 39 credits of supporting courses are required. Each area must have a minimum of 12 credits but one area will require 15 credits in order to reach a total of 39 credits.
The three areas are Employer and Employees, Law Policy and Organizations, and Workplace Dynamics. Of those 39 credits, 15 credits must be 400 level selections.

Please consult your adviser for transfer credit application to this plan. Last Update: April 2010

 

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 or Y are the codes for courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum Requirements.

Legend

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

Footnotes

CAS 100
CAS 100B preferred by the department
PSYCH 100
PSYCH 100 is a prerequisite for PSYCH 281 which is a required course in the program
PSYCH 281
PSYCH 281 requires PSYCH 100 as a prerequisite
ENGL 202
ENGL 202A Writing in the Social Sciences or ENGL 202D Business Writing recommended