Leadership, BS

The Bachelor of Science in Leadership offers a functional, interdisciplinary curriculum that seeks to prepare students to lead at all levels of today’s global society. The program seeks to encourage and foster high ethical standards, communication competencies, and community building through practical applications built upon the foundation of many theoretical leadership frameworks. Courses include oral and written communication, organizational behavior, leadership theory and practice, and business fundamentals. Through electives, students are encouraged to pursue courses in the social sciences or sciences to broaden their understanding of global challenges and opportunities.

Graduates of the program may pursue careers in management in private, nonprofit, and government organizations.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated.

University-Wide Requirement

Minimum 120 total semester hours required

Minimum 2.000 GPA required

Students must earn a minimum of 60 Northeastern University semester hours in order to receive a bachelor’s degree.

Note: Individual program requirements may exceed the above minima.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Foundation Courses

36 semester hours required

MTH 1100College Algebra3
ECN 1100Principles of Microeconomics3
ECN 1200Principles of Macroeconomics3
MTH 2310Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences3
ITC 1000Computer Applications3
or ITC 2016 End-User Data Analysis Tools
MGT 2330Business Law3
PHL 2100Business Ethics3
MGT 1100Introduction to Business3
ACC 2100Financial Accounting3
FIN 2105Introduction to Corporate Finance3
CMN 1100Organizational Communication3
PSY 1100Foundations of Psychology3

Major Courses

42 semester hours required

LDR 1200Assessing Your Leadership Capacity3
LDR 3200Leading and Managing Change3
LDR 3250Leading Teams Locally and Virtually3
LDR 3400Evidence-Based Leadership and Decision Making3
ENG 3300Literature and Business Leadership3
CMN 2310Professional Speaking3
HST 2150The World Since 19453
CMN 3100Negotiation3
CMN 3350Intercultural Communication3
MGT 2310Organizational Behavior3
MGT 2100Principles of Management3
HRM 2320Human Resources Management3
POL 1120International Relations3
LDR 4850Strategic Decision Making (Capstone)3

Electives

Complete a minimum of 42 semester hours to reach 120 semester hours.

Term 1Hours
ENG 1105
and ENG 1106
4
MTH 11003
PSY 11003
Open elective3
Open elective3
 16
Term 2Hours
ENG 1107
and ENG 1108
4
MTH 23103
MGT 11003
LDR 12003
Open elective3
 16
Term 3Hours
ECN 11003
ITC 1000 or 20163
MGT 23303
MGT 21003
Open elective3
 15
Term 4Hours
ECN 12003
MGT 23103
CMN 11003
PHL 21003
LDR 32003
 15
Term 5Hours
ENG 3107
and ENG 3108
4
ACC 21003
CMN 23103
LDR 32503
Open elective3
 16
Term 6Hours
FIN 21053
ENG 33003
HST 21503
CMN 33503
Open elective3
 15
Term 7Hours
LDR 34003
HRM 23203
POL 11203
Open elective3
Open elective3
 15
Term 8Hours
LDR 48503
CMN 31003
Open elective3
Open elective3
 12
Total Hours: 120