Organizational Development & Leadership B.L.S.
Learning Goals and Objectives
Goal 1: Students will be able to identify and articulate the history, principles and theories of organization development
Objective 1.1: The student will describe models and theories of learning, group dynamics, consulting and coaching and organizational change.
Objective 1.2: The student will demonstrate their knowledge of the effects of utilizing recommended models, theories, and techniques of feedback in practical scenarios addressing consulting, learning, and leadership.
Objective 1.3: The student will identify patterns of and reactions to organizational change.
Goal 2: Students will foster the development of interpersonal and leadership competencies for lifelong learning in themselves and others.
Objective 2.1: The student will document growth in self-awareness through learning activities and knowledge grounded in current research and models of leadership development.
Objective 2.2: The student will articulate the relationships between learning, leadership, and change.
Objective 2.3: The student will document their experiences of experimenting with various leadership behaviors and evaluate their effectiveness.
Objective 2.4: The student will demonstrate their awareness of the influence of family background; roles, gender, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation play in individual development.
Goal 3: Students will demonstrate academic research and writing.
Objective 3.1: The student will distinguish the differences between research based theories and philosophies and beliefs.
Objective 3.2: The student will demonstrate skill in using APA style in research writing activities.
Objective 3.3: The student will create a final capstone project that demonstrates ability to apply models and theories to work situations.
Students admitted prior to Summer 2016 entered under the curriculum requirements for the BS in Organizational Development and Leadership. Please see the SJU Academic Catalog for your admit year for additional information.
General Education Program Courses
|PSY 100||Introductory Psychology||3|
GEP Integrative Learning Component
|SOC 101||Intro to Sociology||3|
|or SOC 102||Social Problems|
|ENG 263||Writing for Organizations||3|
|or ENG 264||Techniques of Bus Presentation|
|PSY 200||Personality Psychology||3|
|PSY 210||Research Methods||4|
|PSY 211||Stats for the Social Sciences||4|
|Select any 100-200 level PSY course||3|
|ODL 200||Career & Personal Development||3|
|ODL 300||Organizational Development||3|
|ODL 310||Group & Team Dynamics||3|
|ODL 320||Leadership & Development||3|
|ODL 330||Issues in Organiztnl Develop||3|
|ODL 340||Coaching & Consulting||3|
|ODL 400||Cap Proj - Org Development||3|