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The purpose of the major in Organizational Development is to prepare students for challenges related to improving organizational effectiveness and efficiency by increasing the capacity for individuals, groups and organizations to adapt to change. This includes those interested in becoming OD practitioners, as well as those desiring to learn approaches for introducing new methods or practices in the workplace, and in helping organizations solve problems and achieve goals.
In addition to building a foundation in business/business management, and developing competencies in key OD activities, the student will develop important skills in critical thinking, problem solving, technology and business communication.
Completion of 46 semester hours of UIW Core Curriculum
45 semester hours as follows:
A. Business (21 hours)
ACCT 2301 Accounting for Non-Business Majors
BINF 2325 Personal Productivity Applications
BMDS 3370 Business Statistics
BMDS 3371 Management Science
BMGT 3340 Management Theory and Practice
BMGT 3354 Human Resources Management
BMGT 4355 Organizational Behavior & Leadership
B. Organizational Development (24 hours)
ORGD 3340 Organizational Development
ORGD 3360 Teambuilding in Organizations
ORGD 3370 Total Quality Management
ORGD 3380 Work Design
ORGD 3390 Communication in Organizations
ORGD 4330 Organizational Learning
ORGD 4350 Leadership in Organizations
ORGD 4380 Capstone in Organizational Development
Free Elective Module
Hours as needed to meet the 120 total credits.
Total requirements must equal at least 120 credit hours to be eligible for graduation.