Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership

Program Summary:

This four year Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership is an interdisciplinary degree that focuses on the study of leadership in the context of the modern organization. It examines the theoretical foundation as well as the practical behaviors and processes that promote positive leadership and organizational development.

Fort Hays State University has a multiple degree model called the “2+2 model.” For the same cost of getting a four year degree, the 2+2 model will allow students to earn two degrees: a two-year associate degree at the two-year mark, and a four-year bachelor’s degree at the four-year mark.

To fulfil the requirements for the first two years, students can choose between:

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Application Requirements:

1. Complete TAC application form

2. Submit photo ID (passport preferred)

3. Submit official copy of secondary school transcripts, O-level or A-level results
*Students may apply by uploading soft copies of documents but must provide original hard copies upon acceptance into a degree program.

4. Submit proof of competence in the English language with one of the following:

  • TOEFL internet-based (iBT) exam score of: 525 on the paper-based test, 197 on the computer-based test, or 71 on the internet-based test.
  • IELTS score of 6.0 overall band score with a minimum of 5.0 on each sub scale
    *For English proficiency: Scores that are more than 2 years old are not accepted.
Potential Career Paths:
  • Government Official
  • Managerial Positions
  • Public Relations Officers
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Company Executives
  • Head of not-for-profit Organization
  • Office Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • HR Manager
Course List:

(The requirement for year one and year two is met by completing a two-year degree)

Year 3:

Semester 5:

  • LDRS 300 Introduction to Leadership Concepts
  • LDRS 302 Introduction to Leadership Behavior
  • COMM 318 Introduction to Organizational Communication
  • GSCI 110 World Geography

Semester 6:

  • LDRS 306 Leadership and Team Dynamics
  • LDRS 310 Field Work in Leadership Studies
  • LDRS 450 Advanced Leadership Behaviors
  • PSY 334 Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
  • HIST 111 Modern World Civilization

Year 4:

Semester 7:

  • LDRS 460 Global Leadership
  • LDRS 640 Principles of Civic Leadership
  • LDRS 650 Principles of Organizational Leadership
  • PSY 330 Elements of Learning
  • SOC 365 Social Entrepreneurship and Grassroots Social Action

Semester 8:

  • LDRS 670 Leadership and Personal Development
  • LDRS 677 Internship in Leadership Studies
  • PSY 340 Social Psychology
  • SOC 470 Grant Writing
  • SOC 681 NGOs: Global Social Innovation
Estimated Cost:
International Students (USD)
Year 3Year 4
Tuition6,6006,600
Fees100100
Books300300
Housing1,8501,850
Living Expenses1,8001,800
Yearly Total10,65010,650
Grand Total21,300
Mauritian Students (MUR)
Year 3Year 4
Tuition300,000300,000
Fees3,5003,500
Books10,50010,500
Yearly Total314,000314,000
Grand Total628,000