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Bachelor of Professional Studies - BPS | Tennessee Technological University

Bachelor of Professional Studies - BPS

Major: Professional Studies
Concentration: Organizational Leadership
Tennessee Technological University
Credit Hours Required: 120

Courses

The following list of degree requirements is for informational purposes only and may be subject to change. Upon acceptance to the institution, you should work closely with an academic advisor to ensure that your degree and course plans are current and accurate.

General Education courses: 60 credit hours

Professional Core: 21 credit hours (choose courses from each area)

Administration and Supervision (choose one)
LIST 4093 - Special Topics and Leadership - 3 credit hours 
MGMT 3610 - Principles of Management - 3 credit hours
PADM 3601 - Public Administration - 3 credit hours
TECH 4381 - Principles of Supervision - 3 credit hours
 
Organizational Systems (choose one)
PADM 4226 - Introduction to Nonprofit Organizations - 3 credit hours
PM 4120 - Organizational Theory & Behavior - 3 credit hours
 
Team & Organizational Relations (choose one)
COMM 3010 - Integrated Corporate Communication - 3 credit hours
COMM 4410 - Conflict Negotiation and Resolution - 3 credit hours 
ORCO 3240 - Organizational Communication - 3 credit hours
 
Statistical Methods (choose one)
JOUR 4410 - Public Relations Research - 3 credit hours
SOAA 3350 - Social Statistics - 3 credit hours
SOCI 4510 - Introduction to Social Research - 3 credit hours
 
Written Communications (choose two courses from this area)
ENGL 3134 - Computers, Writing & Literature - 3 credit hours
ENGL 3250 - Professional Communication - 3 credit hours
JOUR 3421 - Public Relations Writing - 3 credit hours
 
International Context (choose one)
JOUR 4712 - Mass Media & Cultures - 3 credit hours
POLI 4350 - International Law - 3 credit hours
POLS 3010 - Comparative Politics - 3 credit hours
PS 3510 - International Political Economy - 3 credit hours
SPAN 3550 - Latin America: The Countries and the Peoples - 3 credit hours
 
Organizational Leadership: 15 credit hours (choose 5 courses)
BMGT 3600 - International Management - 3 credit hours
BMGT 3630 - Human Resource Management - 3 credit hours 
COMM 3560 - Intercultural Communication - 3 credit hours
JOUR 3400 - Introduction to Public Relations - 3 credit hours
JOUR 3409 - Public Relations Case Studies - 3 credit hours
LDSP 3000 - Leadership Development - 3 credit hours
MGMT 4800 - Corporate Etiquette - 3 credit hours
PADM 4401 - Comparative Public Administration - 3 credit hours
PSY 3590 - Psychology of Personality - 3 credit hours
PSYC 3210 - Abnormal Psychology - 3 credit hours
SW 3200 - Cultural Diversity - 3 credit hours
 
Organizational Leadership Electives or Additional General Education: 21 credit hours (if needed)
Discuss elective course options with your academic advisor.
 
Culminating Special Project: 3 credit hours
UNIV 4995 - Culminating Special Project - 3 credit hours
 
Graduation Requirements:
  • At least 120 credit hours total.
  • At least 30 hours must be awarded from the degree-granting institution.
  • At least 45 credit hours at the 3000-4000 level.
  • No more than 24 credit hours in business courses. 

NOTE: See the institution's current year school catalog for additional information on program/degree requirements and academic policies and procedures.