OL

Organizational Leadership

  • OL 2010 Self as Leader

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Introduction to leadership skills: an understanding of the personal, professional, and communication skills and dispositions necessary for effective leadership in any organizational setting.

  • OL 3020 Leading Others

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to leadership theories and styles. Skills and abilities needed for working with others in an organizational setting, and a framework for building and leading teams.

  • OL 3030 Interpersonal Skills for Leaders

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Understanding and application of emotional and social intelligence (ESI) to leading self, teams and organizations. Focus on intrapersonal, interpersonal, adaptability, stress management and general mood.

  • OL 3040 Developing Others

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Strategies for organizational assessment, tools for developing people within organizations, and techniques for developing and delivering training programs.

  • OL 3990 Special Topics in Organizational Leadership

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Seminar in special topics such as women in leadership, leadership in the public sector, or non-profit leadership. Topics vary.

  • OL 4010 Leading Change

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Contemporary and advanced issues in change leadership such as creating a climate for change, implementing and sustaining change, building a change vision, adaptive leadership and change readiness.

  • OL 4020 Community-Based Learning

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Investigate a community-based issue, determine actions needed, devise and execute service learning, reflect on the experience, and demonstrate learning by sharing results with the community involved.

  • OL 4025 Community-Based Internship

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    On-site experiential learning experience coupled with specific academic assignments in which the intern demonstrates his/her familiarity with a related scholarly literature base, while also identifying specific career/learning objectives joined with performance indicators.

  • OL 4940 Leadership and the Environment

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Case-based, current events seminar addresses leadership within organizations given today's global environment, varying demographics and high customer service standards. Integrated Writing course.

  • OL 4950 Leadership Skills Application

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Culminating OL experience in the major. Incorporating leadership strategies in an external organization, and assessing and assisting with a leadership challenge, problem issue, and/or need. Integrated Writing course.

  • OL 4990 OL Honors Project

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    A theoretically based research project under the guidance of a faculty advisor. Examples might include: defining a specific research question and providing a comprehensive literature review; or identifying, examining, and researching a work-based problem/issue.