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2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog 
2022-2023 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 have completed an associate’s degree and who need or desire the additional breadth in skills, knowledge, and professional expertise to enhance their capabilities in their own careers and in the organizations in which they work.

Career Electives (9 credits)

Students will work with their advisor to identify these career electives.

Option A: Community Resources (12 Credits)

The Community Resources option guides students through an examination of how managers operate effectively with stakeholders and employees in community leadership and non-profit settings.

Option B: Business Management (12 Credits)

The Business Management option guides students through an examination of how managers create value by understanding and developing employee and customer relationships.

Option C: Health Services Administration (HSA) Concentration (11 Credits)

The Health Services Administration (HSA) concentration allows students to meet their career goals. This concentration:

Is designed for students who are interested in careers such as health services administrators, patient service associates, community outreach coordinators, healthcare office managers, and various positions in community health agencies and the health care industry.

Benefits students who are interested in working side by side with health care workers.

Provides an excellent option for those who want to advance in healthcare but who do not want to pursue additional clinical education.

Students pursuing this concentration must take the business management track and will substitute PHCY 4160/4441 Intro to Health Leadership in lieu of AGRI 4350.

Program Overview

Dr. Josh Valk, Director- Bachelor of Applied Science Program


This program is available by distance delivery only. Entry into the program requires an application process. Students must apply for admission to UW first. Official transcripts from all institutions attended must be submitted to UW Admissions. Entry into this program requires an existing associate’s degree. Transcripts will not be analyzed prior to application.

All students pursuing a bachelor’s of applied science degree in Organizational Leadership are required to complete: a) University Studies Program (USP) requirements, b) 120 approved credits, 42 of which must be upper division (with 30 coming from UW), and c) courses within the program checklist. 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 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 your organizational leadership major.

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.

University Requirement - All degrees at the University of Wyoming require 42 upper division credit hours (3000+).

Residency Requirement - All degrees must include a minimum of 30 upper division credit hours from UW

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