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2023-2024 University of Wyoming Catalog 
    
2023-2024 University of Wyoming Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Organizational Leadership, B.A.S.


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The Bachelor of Applied Science degree (BAS) is a completely online program designed for individuals who need or desire the skills and knowledge in leadership and management to enhance their capabilities in their careers, in the organizations in which they work, or want to pursue a new career. 

University Studies Program


This degree requires that The University Studies Program 2015  requirements are met before graduation. Some of the courses required for this major fulfill USP requirements, but not all. Students should check their degree evaluations and consult with their assigned academic advisor to discuss their specific course plan.

Requirements for Organizational Leadership Majors


General Requirements

  • Total credits (college requirement): 120
  • 3000-level or above credits (university requirement): 42
  • Fulfillment of University Studies Program (consult advisor)
  • Fulfillment of major requirements, track requirements, contemporary society, and career electives

Tracks


Students in the Organizational Leadership major can choose between two tracks to help them build skillsets pertinent to their current or future career goals.

The Community and Public Services tracks guides students through an examination of how managers operate effectively with stakeholders and employees in public service, community, leadership, and non-profit settings. 

The Organizational Management track guides students through an examination of how managers create value by understanding and developing employee and customer relationships. Students in the Organizational Management track have the opportunity to add a concentration in Health Services Administration.

Community and Public Services Track (12 credits)


The Community and Public Services track guides students through an examination of how to operate and lead effectively with stakeholders and employees in public service, community, and non-profit settings.

Organizational Management Track (12 credits)


The Organizational Management track guides students through an examination of how managers understand and develop employee and customer relationships and operate an organization effectively.

Contemporary Society Requirement (2 courses, 6 credits)


Students must choose two upper division courses from the following departments to meet contemporary society requirements: AAST, AMST, ANTH, BOT, COJO, CRMJ, ENR, FCSC, GEOG, GWST, HIST, HP, INST, LTST, MUSC, NAIS, ORTM, PHIL, POLS, RELI, SOC, SOWK, WIND

Career Electives (9 credits)


Students will work with their advisor to identify these career electives. Career electives must be upper division coursework. Students have the option of completing an internship, AGRI 4960, to fulfill six of the nine required credits.

Health Services Administration (HSA) Concentration (11 credits)


The Health Services Administration (HSA) concentration is designed for students who are interested in advancing their careers in the healthcare industry.

* Students in this concentration must take the Organizational Management track and will substitute PHCY 4441 Intro to Health Leadership in lieu of AGRI 4350 Problem Solving in an Organizational Setting.

Program Overview


Dr. Rochelle McCoy, Director- Bachelor of Applied Science Program rmccoy3@uwyo.edu

 

This program is available entirely online. Entry into the program requires an application process to UW. Official transcripts from all institutions attended must be submitted to UW Admissions.

All students must complete the following:

a) University Studies Program (USP) requirements

b) 120 approved credits, 42 of which must be upper division (3000+), 30 of which must be obtained from UW. 

 

The program is designed to be completed in two years, but students may move at a pace that works for them.

All courses within the Bachelor of Applied Science program must be completed with a grade of C or better. If you do not pass the course with a grade of C or better after three attempts, you will be dismissed from the program.

Each student is assigned an advisor, who can be reached at (bas@uwyo.edu) and will be advised each semester. It is important that you work closely with your advisor to plan your course schedule.

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