B.S. in Leadership

Worldwide Embry-Riddle BS in LeadershipLeadership plays a key role in today’s global economy. In fact, leadership has been one of the primary beneficiaries of globalization and over the past several years has become one of hottest topics in business. Learning how to lead in a complex environment is vital to organizational success. The Bachelor of Science in Leadership (BSL) focuses on developing a holistic leader through a comprehensive and practical leadership education. Students who complete the degree will have knowledge in foundational leadership theories, complexity, ethics, critical thinking, communication, culture and diversity, decision-making, coaching and mentoring, and other areas related to leadership. This degree ensures that students have the appropriate skills to contribute as a leader in all aspects of society.


General Education

General Education
Embry-Riddle courses in the general education categories of Communication Theory and Skills, Humanities, and Social Sciences may be chosen from the list below, assuming prerequisite requirements are met. Courses from other institutions are acceptable if they fall into these broad categories and are at the level specified.
Communication Theory and Skills
ENGL 123English Composition3
ENGL 222Business Communication3
SPCH 219Speech3
HUMN 330Values and Ethics3
Humanities elective (lower or upper level)3
Social Sciences
ECON 210Microeconomics3
ECON 211Macroeconomics3
Physical and Life Science
PHYS 123Science of Flight3
MATH 111Pre-calculus for Aviation3
STAT 211Statistics with Aviation Applications3
or STAT 222 Business Statistics
Computer Science
CSCI 123Introduction to Computing for Data Analysis3
Total Credits36


Common Business Core
MGMT 201Principles of Management3
MGMT 221Introduction to Management Information Systems3
MGMT 311Marketing3
MGMT 210Financial Accounting3
MGMT 312Managerial Accounting3
MGMT 317Organizational Behavior3
MGMT 325Social Responsibility and Ethics in Management3
MGMT 332Corporate Finance I3
MGMT 335International Business3
MGMT 390Business Law3
MGMT 420Management of Production and Operations3
MGMT 436Strategic Management3
Total Credits36
Leadership Core
BSLD 275Critical Thinking for Leadership3
BSLD 285The Evolution of Leadership3
BSLD 300Emotional, Social, and Cognitive Intelligence3
BSLD 304Coaching and Mentoring3
BSLD 310Mediation, Negotiation, and Conflict Resolution3
BSLD 315Contemporary Leadership Theories3
BSLD 402Ethics, Values, and Differences3
BSLD 407Driving Change in Organizations3
BSLD 412Leadership Practicum3
Total Credits27


Transfer Credit -or- COB Minor-or- MGMT Electives21
If technical transfer credit is not applicable, the 21 credit hours can ONLY be used toward College of Business (COB) minors. Minors require fulfillment of a minimum of 15 credit hours. If no minor is chosen, then MGMT electives 200-300-400 level courses may be used.
Total Degree Requirements120

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