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Organizational Leadership & Regional Commerce: Regional Commerce Emphasis

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Organizational Leadership & Regional Commerce: Regional Commerce 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 Regional Commerce (RC) track provides students with the necessary skills and competencies for careers in government organizations, private businesses and corporations, import-export/broker industries, local merchants, and small business ownership. The RC emphasis provides students with the fundamental business knowledge and required skills to analyze and understand the various factors driving economic growth and change in regional settings such as border communities or rural areas.  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
ACCT 200 or ACCT 210 3
ECON 200 or 201A&201B 3
Junior Status Needed for BAS 38
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
BASV 314: Mathematics for Applied Sciences 3
RNCV 311: Marketing Planning 3
RNCV 315: Entreprenueurshiop 3
LDRV 302: The leadership Function 3
ENGV 306: Advanced Composition 3
7th Semester
RNCV 423 or 424 3
RNCV 467: Social Aspects of Entrepreneurship in Commerce 3
BASV 316: Intro to Methods of Analysis 3
Regional Commerce Major Elective 3
PSYV 333: Judgement & Decision Making 3
8th Semester
RNCV 498: Senior Capstone 3
RNCV 417: The Global Community of Commerce 3
Regional Commerce Major Elective 3
Tier II General Education 3
BASV 319: Ethics 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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