Nov 28, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22

Strategic Leadership and Management Major (B.B.A.)


Major code BB5026

College of Business  
Management Department  
Copeland Hall 214
Athens, OH 45701
Phone:  740.593.2042
https://business.ohio.edu/

Jason Stoner, contact person
stonerj@ohio.edu

Program Overview

Today’s dynamic and highly competitive businesses require energetic and capable leaders who can add value and create high performance at all levels of enterprise responsibility. The major in management and strategic leadership is designed to create the foundations of knowledge and personal capability requisite to lifelong professional learning and career-long success in business leadership.

Success in strategic business leadership requires a broad base of conceptual knowledge, personal skills, and competencies. The required courses ensure a variety of rich developmental experiences that can include community service learning, individual leadership and emotional intelligence assessments, case analysis, research projects, team-based active learning projects, and guest speakers, in addition to traditional classroom lectures and discussions. The major places a strong emphasis on written and oral communications skills, teamwork, and personal initiative.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements and admission to the College of Business.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements and the requirements to successfully transfer into the College of Business.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Students completing the management and strategic leadership major are prepared to enter management training programs or, when taken in combination with another functional major, are prepared to advance more quickly to managerial roles in their disciplines.

Requirements

Major Hours Requirement


The management and strategic leadership major requires a minimum of 120 hours.

Universitywide Graduation Requirements


To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

College-Level Requirements for the College of Business


View the College-Level Requirements for the College of Business.  

Management and Strategic Leadership Requirements


Complete the following:

Management Electives


Complete 12 credit hours of electives from one of the following tracks: Supply Chain Management, Human Resource Management, or Consulting.

Supply Chain Management Track


Complete 12 hours from the following:

Human Resources Management Track


Complete 12 credit hours from the following:

Consulting Track


Complete 12 hours from the following:

College of Business (COB) Requirements


Business Cluster Requirements


Complete the following courses:

Non-Business Required Hours


Every COB major must complete a minimum of 30 hours of classwork outside of the College of Business. The remaining hours consist of elective classes taken outside of the College of Business.

Individual Non-Business Required Courses


Complete the following courses:

Cultural Perspectives


Cultural Perspectives courses prepare you for active participation in multicultural business contexts in the US and globally. Through these courses, you will learn cultural self-awareness, cultural frameworks, empathy, communications, curiosity, and openness.  

B.B.A. candidates are required to complete a minimum of six total credit hours of coursework designated as:

  • BRICKS Intercultural Explorations and/or
  • BRICKS Diversity & Practice

Students who complete one of the following College of Business international experience programs will fulfill the Cultural Perspectives requirement:

  • Global Consulting Program
  • Ohio International Consulting Program

Ethical Perspectives


Ethical Perspectives courses prepare you to make difficult decisions when ethical considerations are involved and when the answers are not straightforward. Through these courses, you will learn to recognize and evaluate ethical issues and use ethical self-awareness, perspectives, and concepts to make ethical decisions.

B.B.A. candidates are required to complete a minimum of four total credit hours of coursework designated as BRICKS Ethics & Reasoning.

Internship Requirement


Complete 1 hour of internship credit from the following: