Organizational Leadership (Pre)

Organizational Leadership (Pre) is an associate degree program that provides the basic curriculum needed for the first two years of a bachelor's degree in Organizational Leadership. The program is transfer-oriented and is ideal for the student who is considering an upper-level management career but who wishes to pursue the first two years within a small campus atmosphere.

The program provides students with skills and knowledge to perform as effective leaders within organizations and society, combining a liberal arts education and selective business subjects.

Organizational Leadership students interested in pursuing a career in human resources (HR) are encouraged to take the HR track beginning in junior year.

UC Blue Ash College faculty advisers assist students in planning courses of study and in following transfer procedures to other colleges.


Where It Will Take You

Like students who graduate with other liberal arts majors, graduates with a BA in organizational leadership are prepared for further academic or professional study and for many different career options in the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. Organizational leadership students have pursued careers in business management, communications, nonprofit organizations, Peace Corps and government. Organizational leadership students also go on to law school, master's in business administration programs (MBAs) and graduate programs in communication, psychology and other liberal arts disciplines.


Transfer-Oriented Program

This associate degree program is designed to facilitate transfer to a baccalaureate program while allowing the student to begin a college program with smaller class sizes and individual attention from well-qualified faculty. UC Blue Ash is conveniently located and has lower fees for tuition, technology, student life and parking.

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Contact Information

Business & Economics Department
Phone: (513) 745-5625
Email: PreOrgLeadership@ucblueash.edu

Program Details: Organizational Leadership (Pre)

Pre-Organizational Leadership

What is Pre-Organizational Leadership?

Pre-organizational leadership is an associate degree program that provides the basic curriculum needed for the first two years of a bachelor's degree in organizational leadership. The program is transfer-oriented and is ideal for the student who wishes to pursue the first two years within a small campus atmosphere. The program provides students with skills and knowledge to perform as effective leaders within organizations and society, combining a liberal arts education and selective business subjects.

Organizational leadership students interested in pursuing a career in human resources (HR) are encouraged to take the HR track beginning in junior year.

UC Blue Ash College (UCBA) faculty advisers assist students in planning courses of study and in following transfer procedures to other colleges.

Success Factors

Successful students in organizational leadership need critical thinking skills, people skills, and the ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing.

Career Possibilities

Like students who graduate with other liberal arts majors, graduates with a BA in organizational leadership are prepared for further academic or professional study and for many different career options in the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. Organizational leadership students have pursued careers in business management, communications, nonprofit organizations, Peace Corps and government. Organizational leadership students also go on to law school, master's in business administration (MBA) programs, and graduate programs in communication, psychology, and other liberal arts disciplines.

Minoring in Pre-Organizational Leadership

Minors do not apply to associate degree programs. If you are enrolled in a transitional associate degree program, you will spend most of your room time acquiring the foundational courses for your four-year baccalaureate. Generally, you will select your minor when you transfer to your four-year institution.

Curriculum Guides

Advising

For advising contact information or instructions for students already in this program, please check the college's advising web page:

http://www.ucblueash.edu/academics/advising.html

Advising Center phone:  513-745-5753

UC Advantages and Special Opportunities

Associate degree programs at UC Blue Ash College (UCBA) are designed to facilitate transfer to a baccalaureate program, while allowing the student to begin a college program with smaller sizes and individual attention from well-qualified faculty. UCBA is conveniently located and has lower fees for tuition, technology, student life and parking.

Special Programs

The program allows for maximum flexibility, with courses offered days and evenings. Tutoring labs in study skills, writing, and math are available at no additional cost for students needing extra help.

Freshman Admission Requirements

This program is open to all students with a high school diploma or GED and the desire to succeed in college. Although admission is open, students accepted into the program must meet the academic standards of the program to advance to upper levels of study.

All students entering UC Blue Ash College, except those who have taken college level math and English, must take the college's placement test prior to registering for es.

Additional information is available on the college’s admissions web site: http://www.ucblueash.edu/admissions/index.html

Transferring to UC Requirements

Transferring to UC Blue Ash College (UCBA)

Transfer applications are individually reviewed, and acceptance is based on receipt of application materials, as well as official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended. An official evaluation of transfer credit from other colleges will be processed after the student’s file is complete.

Credits are accepted from any institution currently accredited by any of the six regional accrediting agencies. Enrollment Services shall have discretionary authority to accept credits from other institutions in consultation with program directors or department chairpersons. Application of transfer credit to the student's program is at the discretion of the appropriate program director or department chairperson.

Changing Majors within UC Requirements

Students changing majors FROM other programs or colleges within UC will be considered based on the same criteria as outside transfers.

Students planning to transfer TO other UC colleges (or other institutions) must meet the grade point criteria established by those colleges.

International Student Requirements

International students wishing to apply to UCBA can find information at http://admissions.uc.edu/international.html

Graduation Requirements

To qualify for a degree, you must fulfill the requirements of the program from which you expect to graduate and must have at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average. It is your responsibility to take the courses necessary for graduation and to meet the UC residency requirements.

You must complete an application for degree, usually the semester before you expect to graduate. You should see your advisor for specific information well in advance of your final semester.

Application Deadlines

You may enroll in UC Blue Ash College if you graduated from an accredited high school or preparatory school, or have a GED certificate (minimum composite score of 45). The college's rolling admissions policy allows you to start any semester: fall, spring, or summer.

High school students who are considering UCBA should take the ACT college entrance examination for use in guidance and counseling. All students entering a degree program must also take the college's placement test prior to registering for es. This test is given on the UCBA campus.

Accreditation

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Quick Facts

Associate of Arts Degree in Pre-Organizational Leadership

Full-Time Program Duration

2 Years

Location

Blue Ash College

Admission Criteria

Open

Contact

9555 Plainfield Rd.
Blue Ash, OH 45236
Phone: (513) 745-5625
Business & Economics Department
PreOrgLeadership@ucblueash.edu

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