Degree Requirements

Graduates of College Unbound meet the following degree requirements:
  1. They have earned 30 semester credit hours at the 300-level or above.
  2. They have earned 30 semester credit hours at College Unbound.
  3. They have at least a 2.0 GPA.
  4. They have earned at least 120 semester credit hours distributed as follows:
Requirements for Class Entering Fall 2020
Credit Hours
General Education
(grade of D or better) with the following areas covered:
9 CH of Civics: 3 CH exploring power and difference, and 6 CH studying global citizenship
12 CH of Arts and Humanities: 3 CH in composition, 3 CH in advanced composition, 3 CH in literature and/or fine arts, and 3 CH in history
10 CH of Science and Math: 3 CH in science or technology, 4 CH in a science with lab component, and 3 CH in math
10 CH in Social Science: 3 CH exploring individual and/or group dynamics, and 6 CH studying research methods
3 CH of Integrated and Applied Learning every semester in the World & Workplace Lab course
Leadership & Change Major
(grade of C or better):
Required Courses:
    1. OLC 215, Introduction to Organizational Leadership & Change, 3 CH
    2. OLC 355, Reframing Failure, 3 CH
    3. OLC315/SBS305, Contextualizing Work: Research Methods I, 3 CH
    4. OLC400, Capstone, 3 CH
Required Areas of Study:
    1. Organizational Studies, 3 CH
    2. Leadership Studies, 3 CH
    3. Change Studies, 3 CH
Major Electives: 15 credit hours
Big 10 Leadership & Change Competencies 10
Free Electives 28
Total credit hours required 120
Detailed curriculum
Please visit the Office of the Registrar for an overview of the online degree audit tool and for the Academic Catalog.