Organizational Leadership


Bachelors Degree

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Degree Details
  • Required Major Units
    48
  • Cost Per Unit
    $613
  • Estimated Major Cost
    $29k
  • Avg. Completion (Months)
    16
  • Accreditation
    WASC Accredited

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Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership



Overview

Develop managerial skills necessary to lead effectively and broaden professional horizons

The purpose of the online Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership degree program is to equip working professionals with highly sought after skills by employers. Exercising influence, complex problem solving, teamwork, critical thinking, sound judgment and decision making, communication, and conflict management are covered in courses which comprise a valuable and practical degree. Students in the program will also learn to excel and manage in the workplace while integrating ethical principles and integrity to strengthen the foundation of companies in both private and public sectors. 

An online Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership will prepare eager professionals with tools to lead effective change in companies, grow small business ideas, and manage productive teams. This versatile program is also an excellent foundation for graduate work in an MBA, Master’s in Organizational Leadership or other discipline. CBU Online and Professional Studies offers working professionals and students the opportunity to complete the BA in Organizational Leadership online in as little as 16 months.

CBU’s online BA in Organizational Leadership degree program connect aspiring professionals and accomplished faculty. As successful professionals, mentors, as well as instructors, professors bring practical, applicable working knowledge into the classroom, and into the hands of students. Our professors, advisors, and staff guide students towards graduation with the attentiveness found in a classroom and the flexibility of online learning.

Career Outlook      

              Career Opportunities:

  • Financial Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Public Relations and Fundraising Manager
  • Food Services Manager

Expected Job Growth:

  • Average 7%
  • Job Opening: 706,900

              Average Median Pay:

                                     $104,240/annual

Student Testimonials

The online Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership degree program is designed to take students through a journey that embraces personal, professional, and spiritual transformation. Students graduating from the program will be equipped to address issues in a global context, with the ethical standards of a Christian heritage. In addition, students will leave the program with the capacity to self-reflect, think critically, lead and engage others, and make effective decisions.

Career Outlook according to: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/home.htm

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Course Requirements

Prerequisites to Program

Composition

Composition

This is a process-based writing class that focuses on academic writing, reading, and critical thinking as expressed in expository and analytical writing assignments through 5 to 7 substantial essays over the course of the semester. Develops fluency, coherence, style, effectiveness, and literary analysis. Students must pass this course with a C- or better or demonstrate a comparable level of writing competence to fulfill general competency requirements and to proceed to ENG 123 - Intermediate Composition. Students may only earn credit for ENG 113 or ENG 113E - Composition Enriched with Lab. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2022
ENG113 AE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Bartels Ray, Gretchen C.
Fall 2022
ENG113 BE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Buckner, Stefanie Leigh
Fall 2022
ENG113 CE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Bowley, Vanessa Lynn
Fall 2022
ENG113 FE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Youngren, Selina Brigette
Fall 2022
ENG113 DE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Bartels Ray, Gretchen C.
Spring 2023
ENG113 AE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
ENG113 BE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
ENG113 AE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
ENG113 BE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
ENG113 CE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
ENG113 AE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
ENG113 BE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
ENG113 CE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
ENG113 DE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
ENG113 GE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
ENG113 AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
ENG113 BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
ENG113 DE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
ENG113 FE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Intermediate Composition

Intermediate Composition

Continued practice in writing and research strategies, with emphasis on critical thinking, information literacy, argument, analysis, and interpretation of multicultural and interdisciplinary readings. Includes the writing of a major research paper in addition to several shorter essays. Students may earn credit for either ENG 123 or ENG 123E - Intermediate Composition Enriched with Lab. Prerequisite: ENG 113 with a grade of C- or better or evidence of comparable level of writing competency. Note: Students must successfully complete this course with a grade of C- or better to fulfill general education requirements and to begin any literature course. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2022
ENG123 IE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Owsley, Summer Anne
Fall 2022
ENG123 BE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Fabris, Shaley C.
Fall 2022
ENG123 FE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A May, Carolyn M.
Fall 2022
ENG123 AE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Cordes, David J.
Fall 2022
ENG123 DE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Carranza, Nancy H.
Fall 2022
ENG123 GE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Fisher, Erin Lynne
Fall 2022
ENG123 KE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Wright, Eric Troy
Fall 2022
ENG123 HE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A White, Guy E.
Fall 2022
ENG123 JE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Trammell, Jeanette T.
Fall 2022
ENG123 CE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Bartels Ray, Gretchen C.
Spring 2023
ENG123 CE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
ENG123 DE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
ENG123 BE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
ENG123 AE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
ENG123 HE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
ENG123 IE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
ENG123 GE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
ENG123 FE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
ENG123 AE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
ENG123 BE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
ENG123 CE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
ENG123 DE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
ENG123 FE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
ENG123 GE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
ENG123 AE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
ENG123 BE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
ENG123 CE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
ENG123 DE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
ENG123 HE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
ENG123 IE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
ENG123 JE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
ENG123 KE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
ENG123 NE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
ENG123 OE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
ENG123 AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
ENG123 BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
ENG123 CE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
ENG123 HE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff

Upper Division Requirements (42 units)

Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management

This is a survey of the principles and practices involved in supervising employees and administering personnel programs. It includes the study of human resource planning; recruitment; selection; training and development; and compensation and benefits. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2022
BUS343 BE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Dunbar, Scott Edward
Fall 2022
BUS343 AE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Dunbar, Scott Edward
Fall 2022
BUS343 CE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Durfield, Timothy R.
Spring 2023
BUS343 BE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
BUS343 AE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
BUS343 CE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
BUS343 DE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
BUS343 AE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
BUS343 CE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
BUS343 BE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
BUS343 AE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
BUS343 BE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
BUS343 CE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
BUS343 AE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Business and Organizational Management

Business and Organizational Management

This course is the study of management theories and the functional concepts of leadership, planning, and decision making. Special emphasis is placed on quality issues, globalism, diversity, ethics, productivity, motivation, skill development, and human resource management. An emphasis on integrating biblical principles and leadership will also be studied. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2022
BUS463 AE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Dunbar, Scott Edward
Fall 2022
BUS463 CE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Arnold, George Edward
Fall 2022
BUS463 BE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Dunbar, Scott Edward
Spring 2023
BUS463 CE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
BUS463 BE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
BUS463 AE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
BUS463 DE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
BUS463 CE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
BUS463 BE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
BUS463 AE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
BUS463 BE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
BUS463 CE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
BUS463 AE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
BUS463 CE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
BUS463 DE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
BUS463 BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
BUS463 AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Interpersonal Communications

Interpersonal Communications

This class examines the dynamics of the two-person communication process. Students will study the development of self-concept, self-disclosure, perception, listening, and feedback as they affect the communication process. Non-verbal communication, attitudes, beliefs, and values will also be explored. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2022
COM308 DE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Moore, Teresa Taylor
Fall 2022
COM308 BE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Moore, Teresa Taylor
Fall 2022
COM308 AE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Thrane, Bryan K.
Fall 2022
COM308 CE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Hawks, Beth Ann
Spring 2023
COM308 AE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
COM308 BE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
COM308 CE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
COM308 AE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
COM308 DE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
COM308 BE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
COM308 AE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
COM308 DE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
COM308 BE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
COM308 CE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
COM308 BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
COM308 CE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
COM308 AE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Leadership Theory

Leadership Theory

The purpose of this course is to equip students with skills necessary for successful leadership in public, private, and non-governmental organizations. Emphasis is on assessment of personal growth needs and enhancement of administrative skills including communication, decision-making, motivation, leadership styles, and team building. Experimental class work will be utilized in conjunction with classic and current organizational literature so that students can appreciate the bridge linking theory and practice. Students completing this course for credit may not also earn credit for BUS 435. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Spring 2023
LDR310 AE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
LDR310 DE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
LDR310 CE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
LDR310 BE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
LDR310 AE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Personal Leadership

Personal Leadership

This course introduces the student to the concepts of personal leadership and helps identifies the skills and strategies that the student may employ to effectively lead. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2022
LDR330 BE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Vanderslice, Gaynell
Fall 2022
LDR330 AE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Vanderslice, Gaynell
Fall 2022
LDR330 CE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Keneaster, Jeff B.
Summer 2023
LDR330 CE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
LDR330 BE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
LDR330 AE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
LDR330 CE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
LDR330 BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
LDR330 AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Communication Principles for Leadership

Communication Principles for Leadership

This course provides an analysis of the principles of communication in the workplace. Students will learn basic communication theories, strategies, and processes as they relate to the modern organizational structure. We will be examining the nature and process of communication in modern organizations, including pragmatic implications of organizational communication theories as they relate to understanding organizations, and implementing change strategies. The course will also compare contemporary principles of leadership with the contemporary literature on communications. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2022
LDR350 AE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Davis, Dirk M.
Fall 2022
LDR350 BE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Pike, James Daniel
Spring 2024
LDR350 BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
LDR350 AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Ethical and Biblical Principles for Leadership

Ethical and Biblical Principles for Leadership

This course evaluates the principles for practicing ethical judgments and behavior that confront those in leadership positions. Students will evaluate various ethical frameworks and survey the Bible to explore and develop principles and habits for Biblically-based leadership practices. The course will also compare Biblical principles of leadership with the contemporary literature on leadership and ethics. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2023
LDR410 BE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
LDR410 AE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Decision Making and Leadership

Decision Making and Leadership

This course explores various biases, common heuristics, and social dynamics that often lead to faulty decisions and evaluates strategies and tactics to safe guard the decision making process so as to enhance the probability of implementing good decisions. Students will also study the creative process and models for making wise decisions that optimize personal and collective outcomes. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2022
LDR430 CE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2022
LDR430 AE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Davis, Dirk M.
Fall 2022
LDR430 BE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Davis, Dirk M.
Spring 2023
LDR430 CE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
LDR430 AE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
LDR430 DE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
LDR430 BE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
LDR430 BE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
LDR430 AE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
LDR430 AE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
LDR430 BE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
LDR430 BE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
LDR430 AE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Culture and Leadership

Culture and Leadership

This course deepens the student's understanding of principles of collaboration, modeling positive behavior, and mentorship in relation to diverse groups, communities, and individuals. Students will evaluate various effective strategies for fostering and nurturing diversity best practices. The course will also have students appreciate the differences of individuals and how to capitalize on those differences as strengths. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2023
LDR450 BE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
LDR450 AE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Groups and Leadership

Groups and Leadership

Effective groups and teams are critical in modern organizations, yet there are often dysfunctional dynamics and processes within the group. This course will provide the student with fundamental concepts relating to group dynamics, group decision making, and interpersonal conflict. Special attention will be paid to diversity in this class. Students will gain a better understanding of dynamics of group interaction in professional and social settings. Understanding the dynamics of small group interaction and having an understanding of some of the techniques for solving conflict and improving communication toward future benefits. This course will provide the platform necessary for the student to engage in accurate communication of ideas which can influence other behavior. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Spring 2023
LDR470 BE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
LDR470 AE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Introduction to Leadership

Introduction to Leadership

This course examines fundamental principles of leadership and the relation in practice to becoming a more effective leader. In an effort to understand the practical application of leadership, students will examine leadership traits and styles, balancing tasks and relationships, engaging strengths, creating a vision, establishing a constructive climate, embracing diversity and inclusion, managing conflict, addressing ethics, and overcoming obstacles. This introductory course will provide the necessary platform for students to understand what it takes to lead. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2022
ORG300 AE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Davis, Dirk M.
Spring 2023
ORG300 AE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
ORG300 AE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
ORG300 AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Conflict Resolution and Negotiation for Leaders

Conflict Resolution and Negotiation for Leaders

This course examines information about negotiation and conflict-resolution topics and provides concrete examples of strategies and tactics in action for leaders. With a blend of description, theory, skill development, insight, and prescription students gain will gain a foundation in negotiation and conflict resolution with a strong applied focus from a leadership perspective. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2022
ORG340 AE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Davis, Dirk M.
Spring 2024
ORG340 AE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Change Management and Organizational Design

Change Management and Organizational Design

This course examines the contemporary treatment of the way leaders attempt to increase organizational effectiveness by making organizational change the centerpiece in a larger discussion of organizational theory and design. Students will make the connection between concepts and the real-world implications and application of leading rapid change and organizational design. General areas of concentration include the organization and its environment, organizational design, and the complexity and ambiguity surrounding organizational change. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2023
ORG452 AE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Strategic Project Management for Leaders

Strategic Project Management for Leaders

This course examines how leaders can approach all projects from a strategic perspective. Students will develop a strategic project mindset, visualize project strategy, learn to speak a common language, and explore a logical framework approach. The primary focus will be on putting these concepts into practice. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2023
ORG475 AE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff

Additional Program Courses (6 units)

Overview of the Bible

Overview of the Bible

A general survey of the Hebrew Bible and the Christian writings (New Testament) with special emphasis to the religious and national life of the Hebrew people, the life of Jesus, and the development of the early church. An Online and Professional Studies requirement for Online and Professional Studies degree programs only. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2022
CST100 RE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A May, Gary R.
Fall 2022
CST100 VE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Schweitzer, Cameron Randel
Fall 2022
CST100 DE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Ferris, Skip
Fall 2022
CST100 JE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Howe, Timothy D.
Fall 2022
CST100 NE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Emerson, Matthew Y.
Fall 2022
CST100 SE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Meek, Russell Len
Fall 2022
CST100 KE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Trascritti, Francis G.
Fall 2022
CST100 PE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Ra, Karla Noles
Fall 2022
CST100 UE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Rowell, Bruce V.
Fall 2022
CST100 AE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
Fall 2022
CST100 ME Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Ra, Karla Noles
Fall 2022
CST100 OE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A May, Gary R.
Fall 2022
CST100 QE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Raquel, Sylvie T.
Fall 2022
CST100 LE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Ferris, Skip
Fall 2022
CST100 TE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Trascritti, Francis G.
Fall 2022
CST100 IE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
Fall 2022
CST100 FE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
Spring 2023
CST100 HE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
CST100 IE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
CST100 CE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
CST100 BE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
CST100 AE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
CST100 JE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
CST100 KE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
CST100 GE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
CST100 FE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
CST100 DE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
CST100 FE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
CST100 DE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
CST100 CE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
CST100 BE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
CST100 AE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
CST100 JE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
CST100 KE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
CST100 IE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
CST100 GE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
CST100 HE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
CST100 BE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
CST100 CE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
CST100 AE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
CST100 GE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
CST100 SE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
CST100 TE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
CST100 UE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
CST100 VE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
CST100 IE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
CST100 FE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
CST100 HE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
CST100 A1 Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST100 CE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST100 DE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST100 JE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST100 KE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST100 NE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST100 PE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST100 RE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST100 SE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST100 UE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST100 AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST100 BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST100 IE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST100 LE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST100 ME Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST100 OE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST100 QE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST100 TE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST100 FE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST100 HE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST100 GE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Foundations of Christian Thought

Foundations of Christian Thought

An introduction and primer to Christian theology with special emphasis on identifying the importance and development of a Christian worldview, understanding the doctrine of scripture and biblical authority, learning to do theology, comprehending the relationship between truth, faith and reason, and applying a biblical worldview to the Christian life. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2022
CST302 DE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Stamps, Robert Lucas
Fall 2022
CST302 BE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Norman, David George
Fall 2022
CST302 JE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Ford, Coleman M.
Fall 2022
CST302 AE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Wilhite, Shawn J.
Fall 2022
CST302 CE Session 1
09/05/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Bishop, James Adam
Fall 2022
CST302 IE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Gill, John J
Fall 2022
CST302 LE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Bishop, James Adam
Fall 2022
CST302 FE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Wilhite, Shawn J.
Fall 2022
CST302 GE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Wilhite, Shawn J.
Fall 2022
CST302 HE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Gill, John J
Fall 2022
CST302 KE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Gill, John J
Spring 2023
CST302 KE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
CST302 JE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
CST302 BE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
CST302 AE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
CST302 GE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
CST302 FE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
CST302 CE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
CST302 DE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
CST302 HE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
CST302 CE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
CST302 BE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
CST302 AE Session 1
05/08/2023
07/02/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
CST302 JE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
CST302 GE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
CST302 FE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2023
CST302 DE Session 2
07/03/2023
08/27/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
CST302 CE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
CST302 BE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
CST302 AE Session 1
09/04/2023
10/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
CST302 IE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
CST302 LE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
CST302 FE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
CST302 HE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
CST302 GE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2023
CST302 DE Session 2
10/31/2023
12/23/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST302 CE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST302 DE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST302 JE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST302 BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST302 AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST302 KE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST302 GE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST302 IE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST302 FE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2024
CST302 HE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online N/A N/A Staff

General Education Requirements

Faculty

S. Jeannette Guignard

S. Jeannette Guignard, Ed.D.

Professor Organizational Leadership / Director MA Organizational Leadership

Office Phone: (951) 343-2458
Email: jguignard@calbaptist.edu
Department: Education & Leadership
A. Greg Bowden

A. Greg Bowden, Ed.D.

Professor of Organizational Leadership/ Program Director of Doctorate in Education

Office Phone: (951) 343-5560
Email: abowden@calbaptist.edu
Department: Education & Leadership
Dirk Davis

Dirk Davis, Ed.D.

Professor of Organizational Leadership / Associate Vice President of Academics

Office Phone: (951) 343-3905
Email: ddavis@calbaptist.edu
Department: Education & Leadership
Scott Dunbar

Scott Dunbar, D.B.A.

Associate Professor of Human Resource Management / Program Director of Doctorate in Business Administration

Office Phone: (951) 343-2193
Email: sdunbar@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Beth Groves

Beth Ann Groves, D.P.A.

Associate Professor of Public Administration

Office Phone: (951) 343-3948
Email: bgroves@calbaptist.edu
Department: History & Government
Robert Hayden

Robert Hayden, M.A.

Visiting Professor of Communication

Office Phone: (951) 343-3989
Email: rhayden@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Mitchell Hovey

Mitchell Hovey, Ed.D.

Professor of Education

Office Phone: (951) 343-3980
Email: mhovey@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Kathryn Norwood

Kathryn Norwood, Ed.D.

Professor of Education

Office Phone: (951) 343-2190
Email: knorwood@calbaptist.edu
Department: Education & Leadership
Riste Simnjanovski

Riste Simnjanovski, D.P.A.

Professor of Public Administration

Office Phone: (951) 343-3968
Email: rsimnjan@calbaptist.edu
Department: History & Government

Admission Requirements

  • 24 transferrable units preferred or High School Diploma/Equivalent
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0

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Complete the financial aid application: FAFSA
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Tuition & Financial Aid

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Student Learning Outcomes

Consistent with the University student outcomes, upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership degree, graduates will be able to:

1. Apply fundamental principles of leadership theory in an organizational setting.

2. Evaluate and apply skills and strategies associated with personal leadership.

3. Apply communication theories, strategies, and processes to a modern organizational structure.

4. Evaluate ethical frameworks and develop principles and habits for Biblically based leadership practices.

5. Evaluate the decision-making process to enhance the probability of implementing better decisions.

6. Synthesize effective strategies for fostering and nurturing equity, diversity, and inclusion best practices.

7. Apply fundamental concepts relating to group dynamics, group decision making, and interpersonal conflict and negotiations in an organizational setting.

8. Analyze concepts related to employee engagement, small/global management of human resources, employment law features, and positive employee relations.

9. Synthesize various concepts effecting organizational behavior and design including individual behavior, group behavior, processes, and change management.

10. Explore and apply a logical framework approach to strategic project management.

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Admissions

Phone: 951-343-3927
877-228-5657
Email: cbuonline@calbaptist.edu

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Phone: 951-343-3900
Email: cbuonline@calbaptist.edu

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Phone: 951-343-4236
Email: finaidops@calbaptist.edu

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Phone: 951-343-4371
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Phone: 951-343-2190
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