2018-19 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 18, 2024  
2018-19 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Organizational Leadership and Supervision, BS

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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.

Degree Requirements

  • 120 Credit Hours
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 required for graduation
  • Certain courses may only be available at one campus location

PNW General Education Core (30 Credits Minimum)

Career Specialization Elective (15 Credits)

A concentration of five (5) job-related courses from the same subject area

Natural Science Elective with Lab (3 Credits)

Any science course with a laboratory component (i.e. Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Geoscience, Earth Science)

Free Electives (6 Credits)

Choose any two (2) 10000 level courses or higher, except MA 11500 .

OLS Elective (3 Credits)

Choose one (1) OLS course

Technical Elective (3 Credits)

Choose any course from a College of Technology program with the approval of the OLS Program Academic Advisor

Total 120 Credits Required

Degree Map


Minimum Grade and Grade Point Average (GPA):  2.0 GPA

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. 

Courses that are only offered on one campus will be noted by an (H) for Hammond, or (W) for Westville.

Please see the Additional Information and Guidelines section below for more information.

Semester 4 (15 Credits)

Semester 5 (15 Credits)

Semester 6 (15 Credits)

Semester 7 (16 Credits)

Semester 8 (14 Credits)

Additional Information and Guidelines

Note 1: Natural Science with Lab Elective - Any science course with a laboratory component (i.e. Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Geoscience, Earth Science).

Note 2: Career Specialization Elective - A concentration of job-related courses from the same subject area.

Note 3: Social Science Elective - Any course in Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, or Economics that meets the General Education Core requirement.

Note 4: Communication Elective - Choose 1 course from COM 31400, COM 32200, COM 32500, or COM 43900.

Note 5: Free Elective – Choose any 10000-level course or higher except MA 11500.

Note 6: Technical Elective - Any course from a College of Technology program and approved by the OLS Program Academic Advisor.


The 8 semester plan of study is a recommended sequence of classes designed to show how this program can be completed within four years.

Visit the 15 to Finish website for information and resources.

For career information, check out “What Can I Do With this Major?”

For Financial Aid eligibility, click here. Annual FAFSA filing deadline is March 10. Financial Aid recipients are required to complete 30 credits per calendar year to stay eligible for the standard financial aid award.

Financial Guarantee: If you follow the degree map and find a course unavailable, you may be able to take the course for free in a future semester.  Certain exclusions apply. 

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