UNO’s Division of Continuing Studies offers the Bachelor of General Studies Degree with an area of concentration in organizational studies.
|Recommended Courses:||Econ 2200||Micro Economics|
|ECON 2220||Macro Economics|
|PSYC 1010||Introduction to Psychology|
|Area of Concentration:|
|9 hours of Business:|
|MGMT 3510||Human Resource Management|
|MGMT 4010||Compensation and Benefits|
|9 hours Speech:|
|SPCH 2010||Interpersonal Communications|
|SPCH 2400||Small Group Communication|
|SPCH 3130||Speech in Business and Professions OR|
|SPCH 4170||Organizational Communication|
|6-9 hours Psychology:|
|PSYC 4610||Human Factors Engineering|
|PSYC 4630||Organizational Psychology|
|PSYC 4640||Personnel Psychology|
|3-6 hours from:|
|ECON 3150||Labor Economics|
|ECON 3180||Collective Bargaining|
|MGMT 4020||Seminar in Human Resource Management|
|PSYC 3450||Social Psychology|
|SPCH 4150||Communication Training and Development Skills|
|SPCH 4180||Communication Leadership and Power in Organizations|
|SPCH 4700||Interpersonal Conflict|
|SPCH 4800||Conflict Mediation|
|Statistics||MATH 1530, PSYC 3130, BSAD 3160, SOC 2130|
|Others courses in three main areas with advisor permission|
Students who need secondary field may take further courses in these areas.
An area of focus in organizational studies is designed to teach business fundamentals, higher level leadership skills, and strengthen written and oral communication skills. It will also provide the necessary knowledge to pursue an advanced degree, if desired. Organizational studies students, depending on their particular coursework, may find careers in management, administration, human resources, public relations, marketing, customer services, and communications.
For more career information, check out U.S. Department of Labor - Management, Business & Finance or UNO Career Center.