Leadership

Degree:
  • Bachelor's
Location: Boston

Why Leadership?

To achieve success, businesses and organizations rely on leaders—outstanding individuals who are adept at leading teams, making difficult decisions, and effecting change. In response, Northeastern's College of Professional Studies offers the Bachelor of Science in Leadership.

 

The Bachelor of Science in Leadership is specifically designed to help you develop the skills required to assume a future leadership position. This innovative undergraduate program includes courses in psychology, writing, negotiation, finance, ethical decision making, logic, and organizational behavior.


What you'll study

General Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Leadership General Requirements

University-Wide Requirement

Minimum 120 total semester hours required

Minimum 2.000 GPA required

Students must earn a minimum of 60 Northeastern University semester hours in order to receive a bachelor's degree.

Note: Individual program requirements may exceed the above minima.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Foundation Courses

48 semester hours required 

English

Complete one of the following with corresponding labs:

ENG 1105 - College Writing 1
3.00
ENG 1106 - Lab for ENG 1105
1.00
ENG 1103 - College Writing 1 for Nonnative Speakers
3.00
ENG 1104 - Lab for ENG 1103
1.00
 

Complete the following two courses with corresponding labs:

ENG 1107 - College Writing 2
3.00
ENG 1108 - Lab for ENG 1107
1.00
ENG 3107 - Writing for the Professions: Business and the Social Sciences
3.00
ENG 3108 - Lab for ENG 3107
1.00
 

Mathematics

MTH 1100 - College Algebra
3.00
MTH 2310 - Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences
3.00
 

Economics

ECN 1100 - Principles of Microeconomics
3.00
ECN 1200 - Principles of Macroeconomics
3.00
 

Information Technology

Choose one of the following:

ITC 1000 - Computer Applications
3.00
ITC 2016 - End-User Data Analysis Tools
3.00
 

Business

ACC 2100 - Financial Accounting
3.00
MGT 1100 - Introduction to Business
3.00
MGT 2330 - Business Law
3.00
FIN 2105 - Introduction to Corporate Finance
3.00
PHL 2100 - Business Ethics
3.00
 

Communication

CMN 1100 - Organizational Communication
3.00
 

Psychology

PSY 1100 - Foundations of Psychology
3.00
 

Major Courses

42 semester hours required

Leadership

ENG 3300 - Literature and Business Leadership
3.00
LDR 1200 - Assessing Your Leadership Capacity
3.00
LDR 3200 - Leading and Managing Change
3.00
LDR 3250 - Leading Teams Locally and Virtually
3.00
LDR 3400 - Evidence-Based Leadership and Decision Making
3.00

Communication

CMN 2310 - Professional Speaking
3.00
CMN 3100 - Negotiation
3.00
CMN 3350 - Intercultural Communication
3.00

History

HST 2150 - The World Since 1945
3.00
 

Management

HRM 2320 - Human Resources Management
3.00
MGT 2100 - Principles of Management
3.00
MGT 2310 - Organizational Behavior
3.00

International Relations

POL 1120 - International Relations
3.00
 

Capstone

LDR 4850 - Strategic Decision Making (Capstone)
3.00
 

Electives

Complete a minimum of 30 semester hours to reach 120 semester hours.

From our Students

Getting used to the online format and working at the same time wasn't as difficult as I had thought and having professors that care made a huge difference. –Brian LaPointe

Did You Know?

​A bachelor’s degree is worth $2.8M over an employee’s lifetime (Center On Education and the Workforce, 2011).

Commitment

Full-Time
Part-Time

Entry Terms

Fall
Spring
Summer

Meets F-1 Visa Requirements

Yes