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    Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership and Supervision (OLS)

    Overview

    Mazoon College, in view of its mission to address the higher education needs of the community is offering Bachelor’s Program in Organizational Leadership & Supervision (OLS). This program is prepared with the assistance from the Purdue University, Calumet USA. It is one of the leading universities in United States of America established in 1951 and offers university degree in around fifty bachelor’s and master’s degree programs which are organized under six different colleges, such as College of Business, Education, Technology, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics & Science and Nursing. The course will help the graduates to acquire leadership and supervisory skills necessary to become successful in his personal as well as professional life. This program provides a highly individualized, practical, “real-world” approach to supervisory leadership.

    Goals:

    To develop a personal leadership vision among graduates that promotes the success in their life. It also provides a source of professional talent for leadership positions in industry, government and other organizations.

    Program Objectives:

       To develop skills such leadership, time management, conflict management and decision making needed for professional growth.

    • To provide a broad-based education for those desiring leadership roles in business, government or industry.
    • To deliver outstanding knowledge of organizational leadership and supervision required for national and global technology enterprises.
    • To emphasize important leadership skills, interpersonal relationships and organization dynamics.
    • To provide higher education in organizational leadership and supervision so that graduates grow professionally and remain effective as they advance in careers like human resource, safety and supervision.
    • To enhance economic opportunities for its students and community.
    • To demonstrate professionalism and ethical behavior in making decisions in leadership and management roles in business, institutional and technical settings.

    Graduate Attributes

    Graduates of the Organizational Leadership and Supervision program have:

    • Knowledge Competency: The broad education in this area will enable the students to understand the theoretical background and use the techniques, skills, and modern scientific and technical tools necessary for professional practice.
    • Creative Thinking Skills: By recognizing, appreciating and encouraging the students to come up with innovative ideas that leads to new insights, novel approaches and new way of understanding things.
    • Critical Thinking Ability: By imparting knowledge to identify, analyze and solve applied science problems.
    • Generic Skills: The emphasis is on developing leadership, interpersonal, team work and emotional skills not only for employment prospects but for the development of whole individual. These skills are very essential for any individual to become successful in his life’s journey.
    • Understanding of Professional and Ethical Responsibility: By demonstrating professionalism and ethical behavior in making decisions in leadership and management roles in various settings.

    Academic Plan

    The program is spread over four years in eight semesters and the students have to complete 120 credit hours. The other courses the students have to study comprises of general management,

     Human resources, mathematics or statistics, economics, computer utilization, English composition and speech, humanities etc. The student have to choose seven courses from the specialization area from the given list of courses, which will develop the student analytical, computational, critical and generic skill for their overall development. Student has to also study free elective which they can from the various courses offered as per their area of interest, the course on Omani society and Entrepreneurship has also been included as per the norms of the Ministry of Higher Education.

    Semester -1

    Course Code

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    Prerequisite

    ENGL 10400

    English Composition I

    3

     

    COM 11400

    Fundamentals of Speech Communication

    3

     

    MA 14700

    Pre-calculus

    3

     

    OLS 16300

    Fundamentals of Self-Leadership

    3

     

    OLS25200

    Human Relations in Organizations

    3

     

    Total semester credit hours:                                  15 Hours

     

    Semester -2

    Course Code

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    Prerequisite

    ENGL 22000

    Technical Report Writing

    3

    ENGL 10400

    PSY12000

    Elementary Psychology

    3

     

    STAT 13000

    Statistics And Contemporary Life

    3

     

    CIS20400

    Introduction To Computer-Based Systems

    3

     

    OLS13100

    Introduction to Safety & Health Management

    3

     

    Total semester credit hours:                                  15 Hours

    Semester -3

    Course Code

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    Prerequisite

    OLS37400

    Supervisory Management

    3

    OLS 25200

    OLS38400

    Leadership Process

    3

    OLS 16300 and OLS 25200

    BHS20100

    Statistical Methods For The Behavioral Sciences

    3

     

    OLS37500

    Training Methods

    3

    OLS 25200

    SOC 100

    Omani Society

    3

     

    Total semester credit hours:                                  15 Hours

    Semester -4

    Course Code

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    Prerequisite

    ECON21000

    Principles Of Economics

    3

     

    Major Elective 1

    Major Elective

    3

     

    OLS35000

    Applied Creativity for Business and Industry

    3

     

    Free Elective 1

    Free Elective

    3

     

    OLS 27200

    Job Evaluation

    3

     

    Total semester credit hours:                                  15 Hours

    Semester -5

    Course Code

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    Prerequisite

    OLS37600

    Human Resource Issues

    3

    OLS 25200

    Major Elective 2

    Major Elective

    3

     

    Major Elective 3

    Major Elective

    3

     

    OLS45400

    Gender and Diversity in Management

    3

    OLS 25200

    BUS 230

    Business Law

    3

     

    Total semester credit hours:                                  15 Hours

    Semester -6

    Course Code

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    Prerequisite

    PHIL32400

    Ethics For the Professions

    3

     

    Major Elective 4

    Major Elective

    3

     

    OLS37800

    Labor/Management Relations

    3

    OLS 25200

    OLS47700

    Conflict Management

    3

     

    Free Elective 2

    Free Elective

    3

    COM 11400

    Total semester credit hours:                                  15 Hours

    Semester -7

    Course Code

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    Prerequisite

    OLS 47400

    Conference Leadership Training

    3

    COM 11400

    Major Elective 5

    Major Elective

    3

     

    OLS48300

    The Common Law of the Workplace

    3

    OLS37800

    OLS46800

    Personnel Law

    3

    OLS 25200

    Free Elective 3

    Free Elective

    3

     

    OLS49300

    Senior Project Phase - I

    1

     

    Total semester credit hours:                                      16 Hours

    Semester -8

     

    Course Code

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    Prerequisite

    MNGT 325

    Entrepreneurship

    3

     

    Major Elective 6

    Major Elective

    3

     

    OLS49700

    Senior Project

    2

     

    ENGL42000

    Business Writing

    3

    ENGL 10400

    Major Elective 7

     

    3

     

    Total semester credit hours:                                  14 Hours

    Total all semesters credit hours:                       120 Hours

     

     

    Major Elective: student can choose any seven courses from below list.

    1. OLS33600: Fundamentals of Risk Assessment and Management
    2. OLS33700: Introduction to Emergency Management
    3. OLS36300: Fundamentals of Self-Management
    4. OLS36400: Professional Development Program
    5. OLS38700: Emergency Planning and Exercises
    6. OLS57400: Managerial Training and Development
    7. OLS57600: Advanced Topics in Human Resource Management
    8. OLS58000: Interpersonal Skills for Leaders
    9. OLS58100: Workshop in Organizational Leadership and Supervision
    10. OLS58300: Coaching and Mentoring in Organizations
    11. OLS58800: Strategic Planning and Marketing for Technology
    12. OLS58900: Leadership And Ethics
    13. OLS59000: Individual Research Problems in Supervision and Personnel.

     

    Free Elective:

    Free  Electives

    Course Code

    Course Name

    SOC10000

    Introduction to Sociology

    AD25500

    Art Appreciation

    HIST 10400

    Introduction to Modern World

    Eco 75

    Economic Development in the Gulf States

    CS  53

    Introduction to Programming

    IST 211

    Web Design