May 19, 2022
Division of Organizational Leadership and Supervision
College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science
Neff Hall 288 ~ 260-481-6420 ~ www.ipfw.edu/ols
The student-learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of contemporary issues and theories in the areas of leadership, human resources systems, and team design and facilitation.
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of organizational behavior at the individual, group, and organizational levels of analysis using theories derived from several behavioral sciences.
- Students will show an awareness of the cultural context of organizations and demonstrate their ability to work with diverse others.
- Students will be able to apply theories to real organizational and leadership problems.
- Students will demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
- Students will be able to manage their environment by planning for and using current technology, tools, and processes.
This program helps you prepare for leadership positions or for advancement in a wide variety of organizations. The A.S. with a major in organizational leadership and supervision is of particular benefit to individuals who already possess technical skills and work experience and to students who complete the program along with a bachelor’s degree in a technical or behavioral-science area.
To earn the A.S. with a major in organizational leadership and supervision, you must satisfy the requirements of IPFW (see Part 8 ) and the College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Sciece, Division of Organizational Leadership and Supervision (see Part 4 ); earn a grade of C or better in ENG W131, ENG W233, and each OLS course; and complete the following requirements:
IPFW General Education Requirements
Area I—Linguistic and Numerical Foundations
Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society
OLS Electives Credits: 6
See the OLS advisor for a list of approved OLS electives.
Technical Support Requirements
Unrestricted Elective Courses Credits: 6
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.