The organizational development major prepares today’s college graduates to respond effectively to rapid changes in any organization, large or small. This business-related major recognizes a variety of perspectives on organizational structures and the forces that drive and control change within corporations and organizations. Geneva College’s Reformed heritage and a focus on ethics and worldview guide content and critique within this major. The major helps students become self-aware, higher-order thinkers who can analyze complex human systems, lead others effectively and anticipate and facilitate rapid change.
|ORD 445||Theory and Practice of Adult Learning||5||3|
|BBL 408||Foundations of Christian Thought||5||3|
|ORD 430||Organizational Analysis||6 (OL)||3|
|ORD 464||Principles of Organizational Development||5||3|
|ORD 441||Business and Interpersonal Communication||5||3|
|ORD 460||Organizational Dynamics||5||3|
|ORD 432||Organizational Development:Research and Resources||6 (OL)||3|
|ORD 461||Organizational Planning||5||3|
|BBL 409||Christianity in Dialogue||5||3|
|PLS 401||Christian Faith and Politics||5||3|
|HMT 411||Humanities||6 (OL)||3|
|SGY 410||Marriage, Family and Church||5||3|
|ORD 463||Organizational Performance||5||3|
|ORD 443||Training and Development||5||3|
|ORD 470||Senior Seminar||6 (OL)||3|
|ORD 462||Organizational Development Consulting||5||3|
Students must complete a social science course (three credits) in addition to three credits of social science in the core requirements. The additional social science course can be an introductory level survey course or an upper level course. Students must also complete Accounting Principles (three credits), a course that focuses on corporate budgets, finance and economics. The organizational development major requires 126 credits for graduation.
The first biopsychology major graduated in 2012 and has been hired as an IOM Tech in UPMC’s Center for Clinical Neurophysiology (CCN).