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Undergraduate Bulletin 2006-2008 
    
Undergraduate Bulletin 2006-2008 [Archived Catalog]

Organizational Leadership and Supervision (B.S.)


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Program: B.S.
Division of Organizational Leadership and Supervision

Neff Hall 288 ~ 260-481-6420 ~ www.ipfw.edu/ols

The bachelor’s program focuses on leadership roles, the humanrelations concerns of supervisors and human resource issues. Courses emphasize current and future workplace topics, such as teamwork and work groups, facilitation skills, employee training and development, individual creativity and innovation, workforce diversity, employee health and safety, and overseeing change.

To earn the B.S. with a major in organizational leadership and supervision, you must satisfy the requirements of IPFW (see Part 7) and the Division of Organizational Leadership and Supervision (see Part 3); earn a grade of C or better in ENG W131, ENG W233 (or approved substitute), and each OLS course; and complete the following requirements:

IPFW General Education Requirements


Area II—Natural and Physical Sciences Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society


Area IV—Humanistic Thought Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

Area V—Creative and Artistic Expression Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

Area VI—Inquiry and Analysis Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

OLS Electives Credits: 9


Technical Support Requirements


  • OLS 106 - Computer Applications for Supervision Credits: 3

Concentration Credits: 21


In consultation with IPFW academic departments, OLS has compiled interdisciplinary career concentrations such as:

Human Resource Development
Human Resource Management
Environmental Health and Safety
Electrical Engineering Technology
Government
Health Services
Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism Management
Industrial Engineering Technology
Interior Design
Information Systems
Journalism
Public Relations
Quality Control
Service Industry

A minor may be substituted for the concentration. See the OLS academic advisor for additional information.

Unrestricted Electives Credits: 9


Total Credits: 123


Note


Lists of specific courses required for each career concentration are available at the OLS office (Neff 288). Other options for filling this requirement include using an IPFW-recognized minor as a basis for your concentration area or designing a concentration that reflects your own career goals. Your proposal for an alternative concentration and a formal plan of study must be accepted by an OLS faculty advisor and approved by the OLS chair. If your plan is approved, it will become a formal part of your degree requirements.

Special Academic Regulations for Organizational Leadership and Supervision Degree Programs


Transfer students and students planning to change their major to organizational leadership and supervision must have a GPA of 2.00 or higher to be admitted into the program. A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above is also required to remain in the division.

OLS, business, and technical courses taken more than 10 years ago will not count towards your degree requirements.

Students receiving credit for cooperative education experience can use these credits as unrestricted electives only.

If you have not registered for degree-applicable courses as an IPFW OLS major for four consecutive semesters (excluding summer), you must satisfy the degree requirements specified in the IPFW Bulletin that includes your year of re-entry.

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