May 24, 2018  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog

Integrated Studies, Applied Leadership, B.S.


University Studies   
615-494-7714
Dianna Rust, program coordinator
Dianna.Rust@mtsu.edu
 

The Bachelor of Science in Integrated Studies degree with a concentration in Applied Leadership is an interdisciplinary program and includes courses from the following departments: Communication Studies, Management, Military Science, Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology, and University Studies. The University works with corporate partners that make available to their employees this Applied Leadership focus on building greater depth in leadership.

The Applied Leadership concentration provides students with four undergraduate certificates of 10 credit hours each covering topics needed in today’s business environment.

  • Certificate in Leadership Theory
  • Certificate in Communication and Problem-Solving
  • Certificate in Leading Teams
  • Certificate in Leading People and Managing Change

Each certificate consists of two seven-week online courses and a 40-hour onsite intensive training with additional online coursework. Completion of all four certificates will fulfill the major requirements of the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Integrated Studies, Applied Leadership concentration. Students must also meet all general education and other MTSU degree requirements. Elective course requirements for adult learners are often fulfilled through the Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) program, which evaluates college-level learning gained through work, training, certifications, licensure, military, and other programs. Details about the program should be discussed with student’s advisor.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Integrated Studies, Applied Leadership, B.S., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.

Major Requirements (40 hours)


Electives (39 hours)


  • 4000-level electives 12 credit hours
  • Unrestricted electives 27 credit hours

Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Integrated Studies, Applied Leadership


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours