Organizational Leadership, B.S. - Courses

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Courses

Each of the ten courses is worth 3 credits.

LEAD 301 Dynamics of Group Behavior

Students examine group behavior and how group functioning affects organizational effectiveness. Emphasis is placed on the principles of group dynamics, problem solving and decision making, and the diagnosis and resolution of conflict.

LEAD 303 Introduction to Research Methodology

Students learn the purpose and value of research as a problem-solving tool in organizations. Approaches for identifying, analyzing, and studying organizational problems are emphasized as students select and analyze appropriate organizational problems for their applied research projects.

LEAD 313 Organizational Behavior

Students learn how individuals and organizations function as complex systems and gain the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to understand and diagnose the various factors affecting organizational performance.

LEAD 314 Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Students will discover the influence of psychology in the theories and practices related to human behavior in the workplace. Topics include job analysis, employee selection, design and evaluation of training, employee motivation and satisfaction, and evaluation of performance.

LEAD 306 World View: Faith and Vocation

Students gain understanding of the integration of the Christian world view in contemporary life and work.

LEAD 308 Organizational Communication

Students refine both written and oral presentation skills. Presenting ideas, reports, and proposals clearly and concisely are the primary goals of this course.

LEAD 309 Principles of Leadership

Students will examine models of leadership, focusing on the importance of strategic thinking, managing change, and assessment of leadership behaviors and managerial style so as to develop a personal growth plan for improving leadership performance.

LEAD 310 Cultural Influences in the Workplace

Students consider the relationships between culture and the world of work. They discover how the environment, especially the workplace, has been shaped by the value and life experiences of various ethnic and racial groups.

LEAD 311 Values and Ethical Decision-Making

Students discuss ethical theory and social and personal values as they relate to contemporary life Principles of ethical decision-making from an orthodox Christian perspective will also be addressed.

LEAD 404 Capstone Project

Students apply what they have learned to a specific leadership issue within an organization.  By designing and implementing a simple research project, students can gain information and reflect on possible leadership strategies to leverage change. 

 

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