Leadership, BS (transition)
Students who matriculated prior to fall 2016 may either follow this curriculum or the new curriculum under “Business and Social Sciences Programs."
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 is designed 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.
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.
28 semester hours required
and ENG 1106
|College Writing 1|
and Lab for ENG 1105
and ENG 1108
|College Writing 2|
and Lab for ENG 1107
and ENG 2106
and Lab for ENG 2105
and ENG 3108
|Writing for the Professions: Business and the Social Sciences|
and Lab for ENG 3107
|ITC 1000||Computer Applications||3|
|or ITC 2016||End-User Data Analysis Tools|
|MTH 1100||College Algebra||3|
|MTH 2310||Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences||3|
|Course satisfying Engaging with the Natural and Designed World core||3|
Major Required Courses
39 semester hours required
|HST 2150||The World Since 1945||3|
|ACC 2100||Financial Accounting||3|
|MGT 2310||Organizational Behavior||3|
|LDR 1200||Assessing Your Leadership Capacity||3|
|LDR 3200||Leading and Managing Change||3|
|LDR 3400||Evidence-Based Leadership and Decision Making||3|
|PHL 2100||Business Ethics||3|
|PHL 2310||Symbolic Logic||3|
|LDR 4850||Strategic Decision Making (Capstone)||3|
|FIN 2105||Introduction to Corporate Finance||3|
|POL 1120||International Relations||3|
|PSY 1100||Foundations of Psychology||3|
|SOC 1100||Introduction to Sociology||3|
Major Elective Courses
6 semester hours required
|Complete 6 semester hours from the following:||6|
|Introduction to Business|
|Principles of Macroeconomics|
|Principles of Management|
|Human Resources Management|
|Leading Teams Locally and Virtually|
Complete a minimum of 47 semester hours of open electives to reach 120 semester hours.