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Western Kentucky University
Transfer Office
270-745-5065
transfer@wku.edu
1906 College Heights Blvd #11052 Bowling Green, KY 42101-1052

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ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP (AA TO BS)

Effective Date: 8/1/2016 - 7/31/2017

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for an Associate in Arts degree at KCTCS and related baccalaureate ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP (AA TO BS) degree at Western Kentucky University. This pathway meets the general education, pre-major, and program requirements.

The suggested courses in this pathway leads to an Associate and Baccalaureate major. The course recommendations for the first two years are required for the Baccalaureate degree, but also apply to the associate degree. The completion of these courses will enable a student to move efficiently into the last two years of the baccalaureate program.

It is important to discuss revisions to the plan, graduation requirements, entrance requirements, and other important program requirements with your advisor. Students who complete the associate degree in this pathway are guaranteed acceptance into the pathway as stated, unless otherwise noted on the pathway.

Sample 1st & 2nd Year Progression


Semester 1Credit Hours
ENG 101 (3) 3
Humanities Course 3
SB Course 3
QR Course 3
DLC Elective 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 2Credit Hours
ENG 102 (3) 3
OC Course 3
Heritage Course 3
SB Course 3
NS Course 3
NS Lab Course 0
Total Credit Hours15

Semester 3Credit Hours
SB Course 3
QR/NS Course 3
AH/SB/FL Course 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 4Credit Hours
AH/SB/FL Course 3
GE/FL Course 3
GE/FL Course 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours15

Pre-Transfer Notes

The Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership degree program requires a minimum of 48 semester hours: 24 hours in the leadership core plus 24 hours in identified electives. Students must meet all University requirements for admission, continuance in the program, and graduation. Students admitted to the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership must have previously earned an associate’s degree from a regionally-accredited program or have attained junior status.

The following restrictions apply to this major: no more than 24 semester hours from the School of Journalism and Broadcasting; no more than 30 hours in courses administered by the Gordon Ford College of Business; no more than 12 upper-level semester hours from the Gordon Ford College of Business.

Students who transfer to WKU with an applied associate degree (e.g., Associate of Applied Science) receive a 12-hour waiver from the overall upper-level course requirement.

Those with questions about the WKU Organizational Leadership program may contact:
School of Professional Studies
University College
Phone: 270-745-8973
Email: lead.stu@wku.edu
Website: http://www.wku.edu/leadership/

Additional KCTCS Graduation Requirements


1. Completion of minimum of 60 credit hours,
2. Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA,
3. Minimum of 15 credit hours earned at the institution awarding the degree,
4. Cultural studies course, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
5. Demonstration of computer/digital literacy, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
6. One science course must include a laboratory experience, and
7. Two disciplines must be represented in Social & Behavioral Science courses and must be different than those in the Heritage and Humanities categories.

Sample 3rd & 4th Year Progression


Semester 5Credit Hours
LEAD 200 (3) or LEAD 300 (3) 3
MGT 210 (3) 3
LEAD Elective (Upper level) 3
LEAD Elective (Upper level) 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 6Credit Hours
LEAD 395 (3) 3
LEAD 440 (3) 3
MGT Elective 3
LEAD Elective (Upper level) 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours15

Semester 7Credit Hours
LEAD 325 (3) 3
LEAD 330 (3) 3
MGT Elective 3
LEAD Elective (Upper level) 3
Elective (Upper level) 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 8Credit Hours
LEAD 400 (1-6) 3
LEAD Elective (Upper level) 3
LEAD Elective (Upper level) 3
LEAD Elective (Upper level) 3
LEAD Elective (Upper level) 3
Total Credit Hours15

Program Notes

Those with questions about the WKU Organizational Leadership program may contact:
School of Professional Studies
University College
Phone: 270-745-8973
Email: lead.stu@wku.edu
Website: http://www.wku.edu/leadership/


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