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2015-2016 University Catalog 
2015-2016 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Organizational Leadership, BS

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About the Program

With a major in organizational leadership, 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.

Organizational Leadership Website

Summary of Program Requirements

The Summary of Program Requirements for Organizational Leadership  is a comprehensive list of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. Unlike the full Detailed Program Requirements listed below, complete lists of selectives for any given category are not shown. These summaries are intended to be printer-friendly and less expansive in detail.

Detailed Program Requirements

Please see below for detailed program requirements and possible selective fulfillments.

TTLI-OLS-BS/Major: OLSV 201610
120 Credits for graduation

Technology Leadership Focus (15 credits)

  • Technology Focus Selective 9 (See Supplemental Information) - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Technology Focus Selective 9 (See Supplemental Information) - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Technology Focus Selective 9 (See Supplemental Information) - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Technology Focus Selective 9 (See Supplemental Information) - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • TLI 45900 - Technology Focus Seminar 

Foundational Course Requirements (24 credits)

General Education (12 credits)

Free Electives (9 credits)

Free Electives 11 (9 credits) (See Supplemental Information)

University Core Requirements


Program Requirements

15 Credits

Spring 1st Year

  • Mathematics/Statistics Selective 5 - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Written Communication Selective 4 - Credit Hours: 3.00/4.00 *
  • Lab Science Selective 2 - Credit Hours: 3.00 *
  • Technology Focus Selective 9 - Credit Hours: 3.00

15/16 Credits

15 Credits

Spring 2nd Year

15 Credits

15 Credits

Spring 3rd Year

15 Credits

Fall 4th Year

14 Credits

Spring 4th Year

16 Credits


*Fulfills University Core

1) 120 credits listed above are required for the OLSV Bachelor of Science degree.

2) 2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.

3) 32 credits of upper division courses (30000 level or higher) must be taken at Purdue University, West Lafayette.


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Degree Requirements

The student is ultimately responsible for knowing and completing all degree requirements.

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Foreign Language Courses

Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program.  For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:

American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Critical Course

The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.

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