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Major Requirements

Major Requirements (76 credit hours)
40 credit hours must be completed in residence in the major, including FA 199 and LL 303

Professional Studies Core (20 credit hours, 8 credits in residence)

Course Title Quarter Hours
Career Assessment and Planning
FA 199CAREER ASSESSMENT AND PLANNING2
Professional Communications
DCM 330PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION IN THE WORKPLACE4
Ethics or Social Justice, courses with the PSES requirement designation
Choose one of the following classes:2
DCM 317
ETHICS IN THE PROFESSIONS
DCM 318
SOCIAL JUSTICE IN THE PROFESSIONS
Creativity or Innovation, courses with PSCI requirement designation
Choose one of the following classes:2
CCA 170
CREATIVITY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
DCM 319
CREATIVITY AND INNOVATIVE THINKING
Global Perspectives, courses with the PSGP requirement designation.
CCH 239
BUSINESS, TECHNOLOGY AND OUR GLOBAL FUTURE
CCH 283
GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES OF WORK & FAMILY
CCH 300
GLOBALIZATION AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
Capstone Project
LL 303CAPSTONE PROJECT6

Leadership Studies Core (48 credit hours)

Course Title Quarter Hours
DCM 301EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP IN A CHANGING PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENT4
DCM 302PROJECT MANAGEMENT: DESIGN AND ASSESSMENT4
DCM 303LEADERSHIP MODELS FOR STRONG ORGANIZATIONS4
DCM 304EVOLVING PROFESSIONAL ETHICS4
or BADM 359 ETHICAL BUSINESS BEHAVIOR
DCM 307ANALYZING HUMAN BEHAVIOR4
DCM 308INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS4
DCM 311CONFLICT MANAGEMENT AND NEGOTIATION4
or CCH 299 ASSESSING AND MANAGING CONFLICT
DCM 312ADVANCED LEADERSHIP THEORY & PRACTICE4
BADM 310GENDER IN BUSINESS AND LEADERSHIP4
DA 200DATA ANALYTICS4
or DA 233 APPLIED INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
ORGC 251ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION4
ORGC 353COMMUNICATION AND ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE4
or ORGC 316 COMMUNICATION AND GROUP DECISION-MAKING

Leadership Studies Electives (8 credit hours)

Course Title Quarter Hours
BADM 270STARTING UP AND RUNNING YOUR OWN BUSINESS2
BADM 315ECONOMICS FOR DECISION-MAKING4
BADM 334HUMAN RESOURCE AND TALENT DEVELOPMENT FUNDAMENTALS FOR MANAGERS4
BADM 335RISK MANAGEMENT IN THE WORKPLACE4
BADM 340IMPLEMENTING CORPORATE TRAINING PROGRAMS4
BADM 368STRESS REDUCTION IN THE WORKFORCE4
BADM 386EXPLORING THE NONPROFIT WORKPLACE4
CCH 202STRATEGIC CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS4
CCH 220FRAUD IN REAL WORLD ORGANIZATIONS2
CCH 221PROFESSIONAL SPEAKING SKILLS2
CMNS 313NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION4
DCM 324EFFECTIVE GROUP AND PERSONAL DYNAMICS4
HLTH 330HEALTH LEADERSHIP4
PSY 347SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY4
PSY 380INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY4
PSY 382ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR4

Open Electives (38 credits)

Open electives can be fulfilled through courses taken in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies and other DePaul colleges, transfer courses, assessment of prior learning (PLA), and independent studies.

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