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.

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.

Core Courses

28 semester hours required

ENG 1105
and ENG 1106
College Writing 1
and Lab for ENG 1105
ENG 1107
and ENG 1108
College Writing 2
and Lab for ENG 1107
ENG 2105
and ENG 2106
Writing Workshop
and Lab for ENG 2105
ENG 3107
and ENG 3108
Writing for the Professions: Business and the Social Sciences
and Lab for ENG 3107
ITC 1000Computer Applications3
or ITC 2016 End-User Data Analysis Tools
MTH 1100College Algebra3
MTH 2310Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences3
Course satisfying Engaging with the Natural and Designed World core3

 Major Required Courses

39 semester hours required

HST 2150The World Since 19453
ACC 2100Financial Accounting3
MGT 2310Organizational Behavior3
LDR 1200Assessing Your Leadership Capacity3
LDR 3200Leading and Managing Change3
LDR 3400Evidence-Based Leadership and Decision Making3
PHL 2100Business Ethics3
PHL 2310Symbolic Logic3
LDR 4850Strategic Decision Making (Capstone)3
FIN 2105Introduction to Corporate Finance3
POL 1120International Relations3
PSY 1100Foundations of Psychology3
SOC 1100Introduction to Sociology3

Major Elective Courses

6 semester hours required

Complete 6 semester hours from the following:6
Organizational Communication
Intercultural Communication
Introduction to Business
Business Law
Principles of Macroeconomics
Professional Speaking
Principles of Management
Human Resources Management
Leading Teams Locally and Virtually

Open Electives

Complete a minimum of 47 semester hours of open electives to reach 120 semester hours.