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Francis Worldwide: Organizational Leadership, B.S.

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership at Saint Francis University is a transfer-friendly degree completion option for those who have earned credits at other institutions. Courses can all be taken online, but if you prefer you can combine online work with some in-person courses at our four locations if you prefer face-to-face instruction. There is an optional aviation concentration that allows interested students to earn a pilot's license while pursuing a degree.

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    Where Business and the Liberal Arts Merge for Success

    ADCS Organizational Leadership tileA degree in Organizational Leadership can help you understand what it takes to be an effective manager or leader including how to motivate others and how to successfully implement change. These skills translate into a variety of settings and provides a flexible base for career mobility. 

    • Overview
    • Curriculum
    • Career Outcomes

    Program Overview:

    The Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership (B.S.O.L.) degree was designed for the work-experienced adult with prior college-level course work and is a degree completion program that can be completed fully online or some courses are offered in-person for those who prefer that format. Developed to provide a convenient and effective transition towards a business baccalaureate degree, the organizational leadership curriculum is supported by a strong business core and liberal studies curriculum. 

    Learning Outcomes


    Majors Requirements:

    Organizational Leadership, B.S.  (128 credits)
    up to 98 credits may be transferred in for degree completion

    Course Catalog Major Requirements

    Business Core (54 Credits)

    • ACCT 101 - Financial Accounting
    • ACCT 102 - Managerial Accounting
    • BLAW 301 - Legal Environment of Business
    • BUS 101 - Wall Street 101: Business in a Global Society
    • ECON 102 - Principles of Economics II
    • ENGL 208 - Writing and Communicating in Business
    • FIN 202 - Finance
    • MGMT 101 - Principles of Management
    • MGMT 102 - Production/Operations Management
    • MGMT 201 - Human Resource Management
    • MGMT 206 - International Management
    • MGMT 326 - Organizational Behavior
    • MGMT 401 - Strategic Management
    • MKTG 302 - Marketing
    • STAT 301 - Quantitative Business Analysis I
    • STAT 302 - Quantitative Business Analysis II
    • BUS (elective) 
    • BUS (elective)

    Liberal Studies Component (42 Credits)

    • CPSC 101 - Introduction to Computer Systems
    • ECON 101 - Principles of Economics I
    • ENGL 103 - Writing for a Discipline
    • ENGL 104 - Introduction to Literature
    • PHIL 205 Discovering Philosophy
    • PHIL 313 - Business Ethics
    • RLST 205 - Faith and Franciscanism
    • MATH 111 - Finite Mathematics (or higher)
    • FNAR (elective)
    • HIST (elective)
    • LANG (102 level or higher)
    • SCI (elective)
    • SOC SCI (elective)
    • SOC SCI (elective)

    Free Electives (32 Credits)

    32 Free Electives - Students often use this area to transfer in credits from other post-secondary schools or military. As well, students may opt to use this area to complete minor requirements, if seeking a minor in a particular field of study.




    Career Outcomes

    Organizational Leadership graduates have obtained careers as:

    • Administrative Support Coordinators
    • Managers of Finance and Administration Services
    • Project Assistants 
    • Financial Assistants
    • Translation Administrators
    • Customer Service Representatives
    • HR Generalists

    Some of the companies who have employed our Organization Leadership graduates include:

    • Penn State University
    • Capital A Incorporated
    • Verizon Communications
    • First United Bank
    • State College Borough
    • McQuaide Blasko
    • UPMC Altoona