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Organizational Leadership & Regional Commerce: Organizational Leadership Emphasis

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Organizational Leadership & Regional Commerce: Organizational Leadership Emphasis

Bachelor of Applied Science

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The Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Organizational Leadership and Regional Commerce (BASOLRC) provides graduates with an emphasis in critical business, leadership, communication, and management skills needed to be immediately employable in professional management and supervisory positions. Students learn the psychology behind effective leadership, the core tenants of business practice, the fundamentals of organizational behavior and team leadership, as well as participate in hands-on project management. Students may choose from one of the two tracks: Organizational Leadership or Regional Commerce.  The Organizational Leadership (OL) track prepares students for leadership roles in a variety of organizations, including corporate, non-profit, military, and government entities. The OL emphasis focuses on the processes of effective leadership, with a special focus on the Leadership Triangle; specifically, Leaders, Followers, and Environmental contexts. The OL program is ideal for students already working in their fields, but who desire promotions into leadership and management positions.  The Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Leadership and Regional Commerce degree has the working adult in mind. Classes are extremely flexible and are available in fully online formats with some synchronous and hybrid/face-to-face instructions.

Major Details

College: University of Arizona South
Admissions Requirements:

No Additional Requirements

Math Required:


    This strand involves the general understanding and appreciation of how mathematics is used to solve problems in everyday life. The G-strand does not prepare a student for any further work grounded in mathematics and assumes the student will not proceed beyond the basic Foundations level noted above. Thus only those students whose major requires the most general knowledge of mathematics should take this strand.
Second Language Required:

2 Semesters

  • Scoring the equivalent of second-semester skill level on an entrance or placement examination administered by The University of Arizona.
  • Completion with a C or better of a second semester course at the post-secondary level.
  • An AP (Advanced Placement), IB (International Baccalaureate) or CLEP (College Level Entrance Program) language score determined by the individual language department.
  • In the College of Engineering by a method determined within the College; however, all students in the college must also take a language placement examination on entrance to the University.
2 Semesters
Fees: No
Pre-Major: No

Four-Year Plan

Archived plans are available on Degree Search 2011-2017 for many degree plans. These are sample plans. Please work with your academic advisor for more specific and up-to-date requirements.

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UA Course Requirements Units
4th Semester
ENGL 101 3
ENGL 102 3
Tier II General Education 3
2nd Semester Second Language 4
Community College Math 3
Junior Status Needed for BAS 44
5th Semester
Tier II General Education 3
Tier II General Education 3
Tier II General Education 3
Tier II General Education 3
Tier II General Education 3
6th Semester
ENGV 306: Advanced Composition 3
BASV 314: Mathematics for Applied Sciences 3
LDRV 302: The leadership Function 3
LDRV 397A: Junior Mentoring Workshop 1
Tier II General Education 3
RNCV 315: Entreprenueurshiop 3
7th Semester
BASV 316: Intro to Methods of Analysis 3
PSYV 471: Psychology of Leadership 3
PSYV 333: Judgement and Decision Making 3
LDRV 401: Leadership in a Diverse Environment 3
Followers Elective 3
8th Semester
LDRV 498: Senior Capstone 3
BASV 319: Ethics in Public and Private Sectors 3
LDRV 397B: Senior Mentoring Workshop 2
Context Elective 3
Organizational Leadership Major Elective 3

AZ Transfer Pathways

This page is designed for in-state transfer students who plan to attend the University of Arizona. The information presented lists the most accurate course equivalencies and may not include all possible requirements. Transfer students are strongly encouraged to use this site for reference only and not for self-advising.

Transfer students should work with their community colleges and UA advisors to develop an individualized plan for transfer, and visit

  • All posted Pathways (except for Bachelor of Applied Science Pathways) fulfill an AGEC and most also fulfill an Associate Degree
  • Following a Pathway does not guarantee admission to the UA nor admission to a college/major/program at the UA
  • Use Pathways in consultation with advisors from your community college and the UA
  • Pathways are subject to change at any time

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