About the Program
With a major in Organizational Leadership and Supervision, you will focus on leadership and innovation to develop skills as a leader for national and global technology enterprises. The broad curricula will help you learn how to lead in a variety of scenarios, from innovative technology organizations to global teams and organizational change. You will also take courses to understand how policies and law affect technology innovation and influence global technology and organizational leadership.
Many of our graduates pursue careers as corporate presidents and/or CEO’s, project managers, production supervisors, project scheduler, human resource specialists, business administrators, and talent acquisition supervisors once they have finished their degrees.
The Organizational Leadership and Supervision Bachelor of Science program is accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. This ensures that the program is independently reviewed and meets the quality expectation for that profession.
Civics Literacy Proficiency
The Civics Literacy Proficiency activities are designed to develop civic knowledge of Purdue Northwest students in an effort to graduate a more informed citizenry.
Students will complete the Proficiency by passing a test of civic knowledge, and completing one of three paths:
- Attending six approved civics-related events and completing an assessment for each; or
- Completing 12 podcasts created by the Purdue Center for C-SPAN Scholarship and Engagement that use C-SPAN material and completing an assessment for each; or
- Earning a passing grade for one of the approved courses (or transferring in approved AP or departmental credit in lieu of taking a course)
For more information visit the Civics Literacy Proficiency website.
Minimum Grade and Grade Point Average (GPA): Minimum grade of C- required for all prescribed courses; Minimum GPA of 2.0 required for graduation
Experiential Learning (EL): One EL course required. EL courses are noted by (e) next to the course title.
General Education Core: General Education notations can be found within the course description. Please click on a course to see if it meets a Gen Ed requirement.
Milestone Courses noted by (m) next to the course title have been identified as being critical to your success in this field of study.
Please see the Additional Information and Guidelines section below for more information.
Additional Information and Guidelines
*courses are recommended for building trade students coming into the program.
Note 1: Lab Science Elective - any science course with a lab within the official Purdue University Northwest course catalog or an equivalent course taken at other high educational institution.
Note 2: Free Elective - any course listed within the official Purdue University Northwest course catalog or approved by the Purdue Northwest Faculty Senate that is not a required course in this plan of study. This also include transfer credits approved by full-time OLS faculty.
Note 3: General Education Elective - any course listed within the official Purdue University Northwest course general education catalog or approved by the Purdue Northwest Faculty Senate that is not a required course in this plan of study.
Note 4: Professional Selective - A concentration of job-related courses from the same subject area.
Note 5: Technical Elective - Any course from a College of Technology program and approved by the OLS Program Academic Advisor.