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Humboldt State University

Major Academic Plan (MAP)

The BA degree requires a total of 120 units. The number of units you are required to complete for this program will depend on the number of units and the courses you transfer in. Typically students will transfer in 60 units and will need to complete an additional 60 units for the degree. This will include a total of 40 upper division units. The 40 upper division units include 30 units in the major and 9 units of general education. There are other institutional requirements and opportunities for electives as well, but they can be taken as part of the program or transferred in.

Consult the HSU catalog for General Education, American Institutions, Diversity & Common Ground requirements.

Consult the HSU website for a current schedule of online classes.

Students should review their DARS report, utilize their academic checklist and consult with their advisor each term.

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, Option in Leadership Studies

Note: This is a model plan for completing the classes required for the major in two years. Additional courses may need to be taken to meet graduation requirements.

Option 1

Start End Semester Course Units
August October First  311 Foundations of Leadership 3
October December    331  Leadership Communication 3
January March Second  321  Data Driven Leadership 3
March May    341  Strategic Planning & Forecasting 3
May July Third  441  Developing Dynamic Organizations 3
    Summer Break    
August October Fourth  351  Project Implementation / Evaluation 3
October December    411  Managing Employees / Stakeholders 3
January March Fifth  431  Technology & Leadership 3
March May    421  Strategic Sustainability 3
May July Sixth  451  Capstone in Leadership 3
      Unit Total 30

Option 2

Start End Semester          Course Units
January March First  311  Foundations of Leadership 3
March May    331  Leadership Communication 3
May July Second  441  Developing Dynamic Organizations 3
    Summer Break    
August October Third  321  Data Driven Leadership 3
October December    341  Strategic Planning & Forecasting 3
January March Fourth  351  Project Implementation / Evaluation 3
March May    411  Managing Employees / Stakeholders 3
May July Fifth  431  Technology & Leadership 3
    Summer Break    
August October    421  Strategic Sustainability 3
October December Sixth  451  Capstone in Leadership 3
      Unit Total 30

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