Organizational Leadership, BPS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2023-2024. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.

Minimum Overall Grade Point Average: 2.0
Total Hours: 120

General Education Requirements
English Composition
See Academic Regulation 3.5
ENGL 1113Composition I3
or ENGL 1313 Critical Analysis and Writing I
ENGL 1213Composition II3
or ENGL 1413 Critical Analysis and Writing II
American History & Government
HIST 1103Survey of American History3
or HIST 1483 American History to 1865 (H)
or HIST 1493 American History Since 1865 (DH)
POLS 1113American Government3
Analytical & Quantitative Thought (A)
3 hours of MATH or STAT designated "A"3
Humanities (H)
Courses designated (H)6
Natural Sciences (N)
Must include one Laboratory Science (L) course
Courses designated (N) with one (L)7
Social & Behavioral Sciences (S)
ECON 2003Microeconomic Principles for Business3
or ECON 2103 Introduction to Microeconomics (S)
Additional General Education
Select 9 hours additional general education courses outside of Spears School of Business9
Hours Subtotal40
Diversity (D) & International Dimension (I)
May be completed in any part of the degree plan
At least one Diversity (D) course
At least one International Dimension (I) course
College/Departmental Requirements
CPS 3013Inclusive Leadership3
CPS 3513Experiential Learning & Civic Engagement3
CPS 4013Case Study in Organizational Leadership3
Hours Subtotal9
Major Requirements
Select one of the following (ACCT 2003 or ACCT 2103/ACCT 2203)3-6
Survey of Accounting
Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Select 18-21 additional hours (depending on which Accounting course(s) selected) focusing on an occupational specialization to achieve career goals (Maximum of nine of these hours can be from Spears School of Business).18-21
Major Concentration
MGMT 3013Fundamentals of Management (S)3
MGMT 4073Management and Ethical Leadership3
SPCH 4763Organizational Communication3
CPSY 4443Cultural Diversity in Professional Life (D)3
EPSY 3063Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Creative Processes3
FIN 3113Finance3
BADM 3113Practical Business and Interpersonal Skills3
MGMT 4713Negotiation Essentials3
ENGL 3323Technical Writing3
SPCH 3723Business and Professional Communication3
Hours Subtotal54
Select 17 hours to complete required total for degree (courses must be outside of Spears School of Business).17
Hours Subtotal17
Total Hours120

Additional State/OSU Requirements

  • At least: 60 hours at a four-year institution; 30 hours completed at OSU; 15 of the final 30 or 50% of the upper-division hours in the major field completed at OSU.
  • Limit of: one-half of major course requirements as transfer work; one-fourth of hours earned by correspondence; 8 transfer correspondence hours.
  • Students will be held responsible for degree requirements in effect at the time of matriculation and any changes that are made, so long as these changes do not result in semester credit hours being added or do not delay graduation.
  • Degrees that follow this plan must be completed by the end of Summer 2029.