Organizational Leadership


Bachelors Degree


Degree Details
  • Required Major Units
    48
  • Cost Per Unit
    $547
  • Estimated Major Cost
    $26k
  • 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.

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.

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

  1. Effectively communicate both orally and in writing and demonstrate proficiency in the use of information technology.
  2. Utilize skills necessary for successful leadership in public, private, and non-governmental organizations. 
  3. Utilize concepts of personal leadership.
  4. Analyze and apply principles of communication in the workplace.
  5. Evaluate and reflect upon the principles for practicing ethical judgments and biblical behavior that confront those in leadership positions.
  6. Explore and analyze decision-making processes which result in the implementation of ethical and faith-based decisions.
  7. Evaluate and implement leadership skills as it applies to fostering and nurturing cultural diversity.
  8. Explore and apply fundamental concepts in modern organizations as it relates to group dynamics, group decision-making, and interpersonal conflict.
  9. Develop critical thinking and research skills used in Political Science.
  10. Apply business concepts related to human resource management.
  11. Analyze business concepts related to business and organizational management along with associated integration of Biblical Principles.
  12. Describe communication concepts related to financial oral communication.

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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 to fulfill general competency requirements and to proceed to ENG 123. Prerequisite: ENG 103. Placement into this course is determined by ACT/SAT scores. Placement may be challenged by the Writing Placement Exam. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2016
ENG113 AE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Hybrid
Mission Hall<br />Room 125
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Bowley, Vanessa Lynn
Fall 2016
ENG113 GE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Morris, Brian Richard
Fall 2016
ENG113 BE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Sung, Tae
Fall 2016
ENG113 FE Session 1
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Alzen, Jessica L.
Fall 2016
ENG113 HE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Sung, Tae
Fall 2016
ENG113 CE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Sung, Tae
Spring 2017
ENG113 BE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG113 AE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG113 CE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG113 DE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
ENG113 AE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
ENG113 BE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
ENG113 CE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Summer 2017
ENG113 DE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
ENG113 FE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Fall 2017
ENG113 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ENG113 BE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ENG113 CE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ENG113 DE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ENG113 AE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Spring 2018
ENG113 BE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ENG113 CE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ENG113 DE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Summer 2018
ENG113 AE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG113 BE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG113 CE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG113 DE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Intermediate Composition

Intermediate Composition

Continued practice in writing with emphasis on critical thinking, argument, analysis and interpretation of multicultural readings and other interdisciplinary expository materials. Includes the writing of a major research paper (or report) in addition to several shorter essays requiring various types of documentation. Fieldwork required. This course requires LiveText. Prerequisite: ENG 113 with a grade of C- or better unless the student has demonstrated writing competence through a written placement exam. 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 2016
ENG123 AE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Hybrid
Mission Hall<br />Room 125
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Youngren, Selina Brigette
Fall 2016
ENG123 DE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Schneider, Thomas R.
Fall 2016
ENG123 LE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Fisher, Erin Lynne
Fall 2016
ENG123 JE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A White, Guy E.
Fall 2016
ENG123 BE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Cordes, David J.
Fall 2016
ENG123 CE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Flores, Ruth E.
Fall 2016
ENG123 FE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Alzen, Jessica L.
Fall 2016
ENG123 GE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Schneider, Thomas R.
Fall 2016
ENG123 ME Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Youngren, Selina Brigette
Fall 2016
ENG123 HE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Schneider, Thomas R.
Fall 2016
ENG123 KE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Fisher, Erin Lynne
Spring 2017
ENG123 FE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG123 DE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG123 BE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG123 CE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG123 AE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG123 GE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Spring 2017
ENG123 JE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG123 KE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG123 IE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
ENG123 HE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
ENG123 AE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Summer 2017
ENG123 BE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
ENG123 CE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
ENG123 DE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
ENG123 FE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
ENG123 GE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Summer 2017
ENG123 HE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
ENG123 IE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ENG123 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ENG123 BE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ENG123 CE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ENG123 DE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ENG123 FE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ENG123 GE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
ENG123 HE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ENG123 AE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Spring 2018
ENG123 BE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ENG123 CE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ENG123 DE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ENG123 FE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Spring 2018
ENG123 GE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
ENG123 HE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG123 AE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG123 BE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG123 CE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG123 DE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG123 FE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG123 GE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Summer 2018
ENG123 HE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG123 IE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG123 JE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG123 KE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
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 2016
BUS343 BE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Dunbar, Scott Edward
Fall 2016
BUS343 DE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Dunbar, Scott Edward
Fall 2016
BUS343 CE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Dunbar, Scott Edward
Spring 2017
BUS343 AE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
BUS343 BE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
BUS343 AE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
BUS343 BE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
BUS343 AE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
BUS343 CE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
BUS343 DE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
BUS343 AE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
BUS343 BE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
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 2016
BUS463 BE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Dunbar, Scott Edward
Fall 2016
BUS463 CE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Dunbar, Scott Edward
Fall 2016
BUS463 AE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Dunbar, Scott Edward
Spring 2017
BUS463 BE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
BUS463 AE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
BUS463 CE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
BUS463 BE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
BUS463 AE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
BUS463 BE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
BUS463 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
BUS463 AE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
BUS463 BE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
BUS463 BE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
BUS463 AE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Project and Team Management

Project and Team Management

This course focuses both on general management theory and specific project and team practices useful in the rapidly shifting environment of technology. Particular emphasis is given to the range of diverse techniques required to meet the challenges of managing teams to the successful completion of technology projects in the contemporary workplace. A comprehensive project will be completed in a group setting using Project Management theory and techniques. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Spring 2017
BUS475 AE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
BUS475 AE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
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 2016
COM308 AE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Romo, Sandra Jean
Fall 2016
COM308 BE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Romo, Sandra Jean
Fall 2016
COM308 CE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Tingle, Melissa Naomi
Spring 2017
COM308 AE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
COM308 BE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
COM308 AE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
8:00 -
9:50 PM
Staff
Fall 2017
COM308 AE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
COM308 AE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
COM308 BE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
COM308 AE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
COM308 BE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Rhetoric and Persuasion

Rhetoric and Persuasion

This course is designed to develop advanced analysis of communication artifacts using theories of rhetoric and persuasion. The course discusses and makes use of rhetorical theorists from classical and contemporary traditions through the lens of compliance gaining. A focus will be on understanding human persuasion in everyday life, as well as in scholarly perspective. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2017
COM340 BE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
COM340 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
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 2017
LDR310 BE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
LDR310 AE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
LDR310 AE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Personal Leadership

Personal Leadership

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


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2016
LDR330 BE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Bowden, A. Greg
Fall 2016
LDR330 AE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Davis, Dirk M.
Spring 2018
LDR330 BE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
LDR330 AE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
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
Summer 2017
LDR350 BE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
LDR350 AE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
LDR350 AE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
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 ethics. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Spring 2017
LDR410 AE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
LDR410 AE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
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 decision that optimize personal and collective outcomes. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2017
LDR430 BE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
LDR430 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
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
Fall 2016
LDR450 AE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Davis, Dirk M.
Fall 2016
LDR450 BE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Darnell, Jasmine Dawn
Spring 2018
LDR450 AE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
LDR450 BE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Group and Leadership

Group 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 small group interaction and having an understanding of some of the techniques for solving conflict and imporoving 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
Fall 2017
LDR470 AE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
LDR470 BE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Organizational Theory and Design

Organizational Theory and Design

Students will use classic and current literature to examine the fundamental questions guiding organization theory in public administration with an emphasis on reconciling democracy with bureaucratic principles and behavior. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2016
POL452 AE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Groves, Beth A.
Fall 2016
POL452 BE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Groves, Beth A.
Summer 2017
POL452 AE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
POL452 AE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Career and Professional Development (Capstone)

Career and Professional Development (Capstone)

This course examines and prepares students for a successful transition from undergraduate studies to graduate level coursework. This course provides students with an opportunity for assessment of career interests and capabilities, initiation and implementation of a personal development plan (PDP) or career portfolio, and feedback on personal and career development. Strategies, practical skills and resources for addressing graduate admission requirements, and grad school expectations are addressed. Advanced computer skills in excel, PowerPoint, Word, LiveText capstone portfolio, and e-bray will be included. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2016
PST300 AE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Meyer, Ted
Spring 2017
PST300 AE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
PST300 BE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
PST300 BE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
PST300 AE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
PST300 BE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
PST300 AE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
PST300 AE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
PST300 BE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
PST300 AE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
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. A Online and Professional Studies requirement for Online and Professional Studies degree programs only. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2016
CST100 AE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Hybrid
Mission Hall<br />Room 125
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Wilhite, Shawn J.
Fall 2016
CST100 DE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Emerson, Matthew Y.
Fall 2016
CST100 FE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Meek, Russell Len
Fall 2016
CST100 ME Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Stamps, Robert Lucas
Fall 2016
CST100 KE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Rogers, Mark C.
Fall 2016
CST100 BE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
Fall 2016
CST100 CE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Barrett, Matthew M.
Fall 2016
CST100 LE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Wilhite, Shawn J.
Fall 2016
CST100 GE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Wilhite, Shawn J.
Fall 2016
CST100 HE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Gill, John J
Fall 2016
CST100 IE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Stamps, Robert Lucas
Fall 2016
CST100 JE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
Fall 2016
CST100 NE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Smith, Brandon Dean
Spring 2017
CST100 DE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST100 CE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST100 BE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST100 AE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST100 IE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST100 FE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST100 HE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST100 GE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST100 CE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Summer 2017
CST100 KE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST100 DE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST100 BE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST100 AE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST100 IE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Summer 2017
CST100 ME Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST100 FE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST100 HE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST100 GE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST100 CE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST100 JE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Fall 2017
CST100 KE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST100 BE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST100 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST100 DE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST100 HE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Fall 2017
CST100 FE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST100 GE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST100 AE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Spring 2018
CST100 FE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST100 KE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST100 DE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST100 CE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST100 BE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST100 HE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST100 IE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST100 JE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST100 GE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
CST100 CE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
CST100 DE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
CST100 AE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
CST100 BE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
CST100 FE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
CST100 GE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
CST100 HE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
CST100 IE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
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 2016
CST302 HE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Wilhite, Shawn J.
Fall 2016
CST302 CE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
Fall 2016
CST302 AE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Stamps, Robert Lucas
Fall 2016
CST302 BE Session 1
09/06/2016
10/30/2016
Online N/A N/A Stamps, Robert Lucas
Fall 2016
CST302 GE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Gill, John J
Fall 2016
CST302 DE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Stamps, Robert Lucas
Fall 2016
CST302 IE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Barrett, Matthew M.
Fall 2016
CST302 FE Session 2
10/31/2016
12/23/2016
Online N/A N/A Gill, John J
Spring 2017
CST302 BE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST302 CE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST302 AE Session 1
01/09/2017
03/05/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST302 DE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST302 FE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST302 GE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2017
CST302 HE Session 2
03/06/2017
04/30/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST302 AE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Summer 2017
CST302 DE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST302 CE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST302 BE Session 1
05/08/2017
07/02/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST302 FE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Summer 2017
CST302 GE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2017
CST302 HE Session 2
07/03/2017
08/27/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST302 BE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Fall 2017
CST302 JE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST302 KE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST302 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST302 CE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Hybrid
TBA
M
T
W
TH
F
S
6:00 -
7:50 PM
Staff
Fall 2017
CST302 DE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST302 FE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2017
CST302 GE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST302 CE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST302 HE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST302 BE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST302 AE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST302 FE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST302 DE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
CST302 GE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
CST302 AE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
CST302 BE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
CST302 CE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
CST302 DE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
CST302 FE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
CST302 GE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
CST302 HE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff

General Education Requirements

Faculty

A. Bowden

A. Greg Bowden, Ed.D.

Faculty Lead

Associate Professor of Education / Director of Masters in Organizational Leadership

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

Dirk Davis, Ed.D.

Associate Vice President for Academics / Professor of Education

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

Scott Dunbar, M.B.A.

Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management

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

Beth Groves, D.P.A.(ABD)

Assistant 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: Education
Kathryn Norwood

Kathryn Norwood, Ed.D.

Dean of Assessment and Accreditation

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

Riste Simnjanovski, D.P.A.

Dean of Faculty Development

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

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