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Organizational Leadership Major Map

Campus: West Virginia University / Morgantown
College/School: John Chambers College of Business and Economics
Pathway: Business and Communications

Make a difference in your community. Learn the skills and knowledge you need to be a leader in the nonprofit, public or private sectors.

Academics

Fall
  • BCOR 191
    1
  • BCOR 199 Introduction to Business
    3
  • CS 101 Intro to Computer Applications Exclamation Point
    4
  • Select one of the following courses:
    3
    MATH 124 College Algebra with Applications or
    MATH 129 Pre-Calculus Mathematics or
    MATH 150 Applied Calculus or
    MATH 153 Calculus 1a with Precalculus or
    MATH 155 Calculus 1
  • SOCA 101 Introduction to Sociology Exclamation Point
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
17
Spring
  • ACCT 201 Principles of Accounting Exclamation Point
    3
  • ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics Exclamation Point
    3
  • ENGL 101 Introduction to Composition and Rhetoric Exclamation Point
    3
  • Select one of the following courses:
    3
    MATH 150 Applied Calculus or
    MATH 154 Calculus 1b with Precalculus or
    MATH 155 Calculus 1 or
    MATH 156 Calculus 2
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
15
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Learn how sleep impacts academic success
  • Participate in Adventure WV's Sophomore Outdoor Adventure Re-orientation (SOAR) program
  • Declare a major and file an academic plan
  • New international students: Find a mentor who is an upperclassman
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your first year you should:

  • Attend Spring Family Weekend with your family
  • Attend a football game
  • Consult Off-Campus Housing to find an apartment for your sophomore year
  • Take a hike, bike or go rock climbing at Coopers Rock State Forest

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your first year you should:

  • Attend the study abroad fair
  • Participate in hall council or attend a hall council program
  • Take a language course
  • Participate in an alternative spring break
  • Apply to be a Resident Assistant

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your first year you should:

  • Become a leadWELL Mentor
  • Join the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT)
  • Visit campus farmers market
  • Climb at the SRC climbing wall
  • Attend a WELLWVU Try It event

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your first year you should:

  • Get a job on campus at the residence hall desk or a dining hall
  • Take a writing or communications class
  • Attend a resume writing class
  • Complete the financial literacy course
  • Submit your resume to Career Services

Academics

Fall
  • ACCT 202 Principles of Accounting Exclamation Point
    3
  • ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics Exclamation Point
    3
  • ECON 225 Elementary Business and Economics Statistics Exclamation Point
    3
  • ENGL 102 Composition, Rhetoric, and Research Exclamation Point
    3
  • PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology Exclamation Point
    3
15
Spring
  • BCOR 299 Business Communication
    3
  • BCOR 330 Information Systems and Technology Exclamation Point
    3
  • BCOR 340 Business Finance Exclamation Point
    3
  • BCOR 370 Managing Individuals and Teams Exclamation Point
    3
  • LDR 201 Principles of Leadership Exclamation Point
    3
15
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Spend 100 hours at student success centers
  • Join The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM staff to learn how to publish a newspaper, write articles, create radio shows, and report news and sports
  • Find a faculty mentor
  • Earn a 4.0 in at least one semester
  • Attend a SORTS (Students On the Road To Success) seminar

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your second year you should:

  • Attend Fall Family Weekend with your family
  • Take a hike, bike or go rock climbing at Coopers Rock State Forest
  • International students: Participate in international social events
  • Attend Spring Family Weekend with your family
  • Visit the Outdoor Education Center and participate in a Challenge Course or Canopy Tour

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your second year you should:

  • Get involved in the Student Government Association
  • Be a reporter for The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM
  • Participate in a fraternity and sorority accreditation program
  • Participate in an alternative spring break
  • Attend a multicultural, international or diversity program

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your second year you should:

  • Attend a WELLWVU Try It event
  • Spend a day without technology
  • Rent a bike and go for a ride on the rail trail
  • Drop in to a meditation class in the Health and Education Building
  • Use exercise for mental well-being in Movement for Mental Health

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your second year you should:

  • Attend the Sophomore/Junior Fair during your fall semester to explore studying abroad, internships, career choices and more
  • Become a student-leader in at least one organization
  • Meet with a career professional to make sure you are on track professionally
  • Attend a career fair
  • Join a club sport team

Academics

Fall
  • BCOR 320 Legal Environment of Business Exclamation Point
    3
  • BCOR 350 Principles of Marketing Exclamation Point
    3
  • ORGL 310
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • Minor or Unrestricted Electives
    3
15
Spring
  • BCOR 360 Supply Chain Management Exclamation Point
    3
  • ENTR 416 Social Entrepreneurship
    3
  • MANG 422 The Individual and the Organization
    3
  • ORGL 320
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
15
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Learn how sleep impacts academic success
  • Be the last person to leave the library from studying
  • Become a tutor or mentor in your major
  • International upperclassmen: Mentor new international students
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your third year you should:

  • International students: Participate in international social events
  • Attend Spring Family Weekend with your family
  • Attend Fall Family Weekend with your family
  • Attend a sporting event that you have never seen before
  • Visit the West Virginia and Regional History Center in the Downtown Library

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your third year you should:

  • Explore mentorship opportunities in Greek Life
  • Study Abroad (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Participate in leadership development opportunities in Greek Life
  • Develop fundraising skills in a student organization
  • Explore community service opportunities in Greek Life

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your third year you should:

  • Complete a WELLGO calendar (wellgo.wvu.edu)
  • Become a Student Wellness Ambassador Leader
  • Stay active with moveWELL, the Student Rec Center and Outdoor Rec Center
  • Use your resources: learn about all your health-related needs at well.wvu.edu
  • Exercise daily

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your third year you should:

  • Sign up for an internship interview
  • Study Abroad (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Undergraduate research (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Become a student-leader in at least one organization
  • Attend a career fair

Academics

Fall
  • BCOR 380 Business Ethics
    3
  • HRMG 470 Conflict Management
    3
  • ORGL 410
    3
  • Minor or Unrestricted Electives
    6
15
Spring
  • BCOR 460 Contemporary Business Strategy
    3
  • ORGL 420
    3
  • ORGL 491
    3
  • MANG 480 Corporate Social Responsibility
    3
  • Minor or Unrestricted Electives
    1
13
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Attend the Graduation One-Stop Shop
  • Complete the Campus Read
  • International students: Meet one-on-one with an immigration adviser
  • Sign up for graduation
  • Attend a SORTS (Students On the Road To Success) seminar

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your fourth year you should:

  • International students: Participate in international social events
  • Attend a football game
  • Attend Spring Family Weekend with your family
  • Attend the Mountaineer Send-Off
  • Attend WVUp All Night

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your fourth year you should:

  • Be a reporter for The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM
  • Participate in a fraternity and sorority accreditation program
  • Explore community service opportunities in student organizations
  • Develop fundraising skills in a student organization
  • Join a student organization

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your fourth year you should:

  • Attend a WELLWVU Try It event
  • Become a Well-being Coach for your peers
  • Join an intramural team
  • Continue involvement with your club sport or intramural team or try a new one
  • Exercise daily

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your fourth year you should:

  • Become a student-leader in at least one organization
  • Sign up for an interview
  • Attend a career fair
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Participate in a practice job interview session

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