Organizational Leadership

The Organizational Leadership major is a dynamic interdisciplinary bachelor's degree that creates effective and proactive leaders by developing interpersonal, communication, organizational, and critical thinking skills.

With a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Cal Lutheran, you will acquire or enhance your skills in:

  • Becoming an effective and productive team leader through influence and power
  • Leveraging technology to improve organizational communication and performance
  • Successfully engaging subordinates within culturally diverse environments
  • Leveraging personal strengths to maximize influence
  • Implementing values-based, ethical decision-making practices to support the organization and its stakeholders

Program Requirements

Required credits: 44 credits minimum; 40 upper division credits. 2.0 minimum GPA.

Required Courses

BUS 367 (4) Behavior in Organizations
BUS 368 (4) Human Resource Management
BUS 446 (4) Theories and Practice of Leadership
BUS 448 (4) Organization Development
BUS 449 (4) Managerial Leadership
BUS 460 (4) Leadership Development (Capstone)
ECON 311 (4) Statistical Methods
PSYC 200 (4) General Psychology
PSYC 401 (4) Social Psychology

Communications

One of the following:
BUS 301 (4) Communication for Managers 
 Or 
COMM 306 (4) Business and Professional Communication

Ethics

One of the following:
PHIL 370 (4) Business Ethics
RLTH 350 (4) Contemporary Christian Ethics

Locations

Choose how you want to attend class – in-person at one of our campus locations or virtually*.

Note: Some business courses may need to be completed on the Thousand Oaks campus.

* Virtual courses pending WASC approval

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