Organizational Leadership, AS

This program is designed to prepare individuals for entry leadership positions.  Students complete six core courses in leadership with flexibility in selecting courses to meet their current or future job needs.  These courses transfer directly to the Bachelor of Science degree in OLS.  Students also complete 12 courses in general and technical education courses and two electives, all of which transfer to the OLS Bachelor's degree.  Many of these courses will transfer to other PNC degrees as well.

Required Courses (60 credits)

General Education

Communication

COM 11400Fundamentals Of Speech Communication

3 credits

ENGL 10100English Composition I

0 - 3 credits

Quantitative Reasoning (6 credits)

MA 21300Finite Mathematics I

3 credits

STAT 30100Elementary Statistical Methods

0 - 3 credits

MA 21300 (above) is recommended. MA 15300 or higher is required.

Social Sciences and Humanities

PSY or SOCBehavioral Science Elective

3 credits

PSY or SOCBehavioral Science Elective

3 credits

Social Sciences / Humanities Elective

3 credits

Social Sciences / Humanities Elective

3 credits

Ethics Elective

3 credits

The ethics elective choices are: OLS 44100 or GBG 34400

Electives

Free Elective

3 credits

Free Elective

3 credits

Core Requirements

OLS 25200Human Relations In Organizations

3 credits

OLS 27400Applied Leadership

3 credits

OLS 38600Leadership For Organizational Change And Innovation

3 credits

OLS 38800Leadership Through Teams

3 credits

OLS 3xxxxOLS Elective 300 level or above

3 credits

Choose One:

OLS 45400Gender And Diversity In Management

3 credits

OLS 47700Conflict Management

3 credits

Technical Support

GBG 12700Development Of Business In The United States

3 credits

CNIT Computer Elective

3 credits

Technical Support Elective

3 credits

*GBG 12700 is a Freshman Year Experience (FYE) course required for new students, first year students, or students with less than 30 credit hours. The computer elective should be CNIT 12700 (or greater).  CNIT 10700 is not accepted towards this degree.

Note: A minimum of 32 credit hours must be taken at Purdue University North Central within the guidelines outlines in the Purdue University Academic Procedures Manual (APM) on transferability of courses and Regional Campus Academic Autonomy, and the Registrar's official list of course equivalencies.

A 2.0 GPA and a "C" or better in core and pre-requisite courses are required to pursue a Bachelor's of Science Degree in OLS.