The INL degree is designed for working professionals who have:
□ one to two years of previous college experience
□ work experience beyond entry level
□ a desire to lead, innovate, collaborate, and think creatively
Courses for the INL degree are offered in two modalities. Students who have 5 years of work experience beyond the entry level can take the face to face 5 week accelerated model and students with less than 5 years of work experience or those who require distance learning can take the 10 week fully on-line version of courses.
Students who graduate with the B.S. in Innovation and Leadership degree program will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a working understanding of organizational leadership and culture including theories about individual and group behaviors.
2. Apply innovative solutions to organizational systems using modern data analysis techniques, emerging media tools, creativity, and critical thinking skills allowing students to excel in local and regional organizations in the community.
3. Analyze the legal, ethical, and financial environment in which an organization operates.
4. Demonstrate increased skill in effective communication using a wide range of technological tools, interpersonal skills, and writing techniques.
Up to 120 quarter hours may be transferred for credit into the Innovation and Leadership program. The remaining courses may be completed at Southern Oregon University. Students must complete a total of 180 quarter credits with 60 of those credits being at the upper division level.
Credit for Prior Learning Policy
For more information, go to www.sou.edu/INL.