Degree Requirements

Core Curriculum Areas A-E (See VSU Core Curriculum) – 42 hours

Area F: Courses Appropriate to the Major – 18 semester hours

Lower-division coursework as approved by advisor for Areas C - F, including, but not limited to ACED 2400 (3 hrs) or CS 1000 (3 hrs) and PSYC 1101 (3 hrs). Course examples are:

  • ACED 1100 – Introduction to Business . . . 3 hours (PLA available)

  • ACED 2000 – Beginning Keyboarding . . . 3 hours (exemption exam available)

  • ACED 2400 – Computer Technology for the Workplace . . . 3 hours (exemption exam available)

  • CRJU 1100 – Introduction to Criminal Justice . . . 3 hours

  • CS 1000 - Introduction to Microcomputers & Applications. . . 3 hours

  • LEAS 1100 – Introduction to Paralegalism . . . 3 hours

  • MDIA 2000 – Introduction to Mass Media . . . 3 hours

  • PSYC 1101 – Introduction to General Psychology . . . 3 hours (CLEP available)

  • SOC 1101 – Introduction to Sociology . . . 3 hours (CLEP available)

  • Foreign Language Course  (Optional)

Major Course Requirements – Totaling 60 semester hours

Common Core for the Organization Leadership Major (30 hours)

  • ACED 2050 – Communications for the Workplace . . . 3 hours (PLA available)

  • ACED 3400 – Applied Computer Technology . . . 3 hours (PLA available)

  • ACED 4820 – Project Management for Technical Professionals . . . 3 hours

  • ENGL 3030 – Professional Writing . . . 3 hours

  • POLS 3600 – Introduction to Public Administration  . . . 3 hours

  • POLS 4610 – Public Personnel Administration . . . 3 hours

  • POLS 4620 – Public Finance Administration . . . 3 hours

  • PSYC 3800 – Industrial/Organizational Psychology . . . 3 hours

  • ORGL 3000 - Reflective Seminar I: Self as Learner. . . 1 hour

  • ORGL 3050 - Reflective Seminar II: Self in Context. . .1 hour

  • ORGL 4000 - Reflective Seminar III: Self Transformation, Transforming Self. . .1 hour

  • ORGL 4690 - Organizational Leadership Capstone. . .3 hours

Concentrations/Guided Electives . . . 30 semester hours (two 15 credit Concentrations or combination of credits totaling 30 hours; Examples: ENGL 3020- Technical Writing and Editing . . . 3 hours, ENGL 3080 Grammar and Editing . . . 3 hours; (Other electives chosen in consultation with the advisor)

CONCENTRATIONS

Office Administration & Technology

  • ACED 3100 - Computer Systems . . . 3 hours (PLA available)

  • ACED 3101 - Workplace Computerized Bookkeeping . . . 3 hours

  • ACED 3150 - Computer Operating Systems for the Office . . . 3 hours

  • ACED 3610 - Web Design & Multimedi . . . 3 hours

  • ACED 3700 - Desktop Publishing . . . 3 hours

  • ACED 4020 - Virtal Office Technology . . . 3 hours

  • ACED 4050 - Office Management . . . 3 hours

  • ACED 4550 - Health and Safety in the Work Environment . . . 3 hours

  • ACED 4810 - Contemporary Skills for the Workplace . . . 3 hours 

Health Care Administration

  • HADM 3301 – Health Care Organizations . . . 3 hours

  • HADM 3302 – Health Care Economics . . . 3 hours

  • HADM 3303 – U.S. Health Care Systems . . . 3 hours

  • HADM 4401 – Health Care Compliance . . . 3 hours

  • HADM 4402 – Health Information Management . . . 3 hours

Legal Office Administration

  • LEAS 3220 – Business Entities . . . 3 hours

  • LEAS 4200 – Family Law . . . 3 hours

  • LEAS 4210 – Consumer Law . . . 3 hours

  • LEAS 4220 – Administrative Law . . . 3 hours

  • LEAS 4230 – The Law of Real Property Transactions . . . 3 hours

  • LEAS XXXX – Arbitration and Conflict Resolution . . . 3 hours

  • LEAS XXXX – Other . . . 3 hours

Public Service Administration/Leadership

  • POLS 3100 – Scope and Methods of Political Science . . . 3 hours

  • POLS 3610 – Public Administration and Public Policy Formation . . . 3 hours

  • POLS 4220 – Administrative Law and Government . . . 3 hours

  • POLS 4600 – Government Organization and Administrative Theory . . . 3 hours

  • POLS 4650 – Intergovernmental Relations . . . 3 hours

  • POLS XXXX – Information Management . . . 3 hours

  • POLS XXXX – Nonprofit Management . . . 3 hours

  • POLS XXXX – PR for Public Administration . . . 3 hours

  • POLS XXXX – Grant Writing for Public Organizations . . . 3 hours

  • SOCI 4200 – Organizations and Work . . . 3 hours

Spanish for Professionals

  • SPAN 2001 (if needed) Intermediate Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultures. . .3 hours

  • SPAN 2002 (if needed) Intermediate Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultures. . .3 hours

  • SPAN 3012 Applied Spanish Conversation. . .3 hours

  • SPAN 3014 Language, Culture and Advanced Conversation. . .3 hours

  • *SPAN 4500 Profession – Related Practicum or Study Abroad. . .3 hours

  • *SPAN 4501 Research Project in Spanish for Professionals. . .3 hours

    *Note: Appropriate courses in the student’s major field such as Business, Criminal Justice, Sociology, Social Work, Nursing, or Biology may be substituted.