2017-2018 College Catalog 
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2017-2018 College Catalog [Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Associate of Arts for Transfer to UAFS BS in Organizational Leadership

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Updated 9/11/2017

National Park College (NPC) students interested in earning a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership (BSOL) degree from the University of Arkansas at Ft. Smith (UAFS) may complete the first two years (lower-level coursework) of the Bachelor’s degree requirements at NPC by completing an Associate of Arts (AA) degree and transferring to UAFS to complete the remaining program requirements.

This degree requires a total of 120 semester credit hours, including at least 45 upper-level credit hours completed at UAFS.  NPC students may transfer 75 hours of lower-level courses to UAFS. Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may also need to be taken in addition to the course requirements shown.

UAFS Admissions Requirements
Students must have a 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale) cumulative GPA on all previous coursework to be eligible for admission to UAFS.  


General Education Core I - 38 Credit Hours

60 Credit Hours Total

See the NPU Transfer Center Coordinator for degree and graduation information.


NPU Transfer Hours

UAFS will accept a maximum of 75 credit hours from NPC:
  • 35 hours from the General Education Core I
  • 22 hours from the General Education Core II
  • 18 hours selected from the following courses which may be taken at NPC or UAFS

Remaining Courses to be completed at UAFS

UAFS Courses - 45 Credit Hours Minimum

Junior Year - Fall Semester
LEAD 3603 Foundations of Organizational Leadership2 3 credits
RHET 3603 Writing for the Workplace2 3 credits
PRFS 4033 Consensus Building and Continuous Improvement2 3 credits
XXXX-XXX3 Upper-level general education elective4 3 credits
Junior Year - Spring Semester
PSYC 3173 Industrial Organizational Psychology2 3 credits
PRFS 3143 Economic Analysis in the Workplace2 3 credits
LEAD 3623 Professional Communication2 3 credits
LEAD 3643 Group Dynamics2 3 credits
Senior Year - Fall Semester
LEAD 3133 Organizational Ethics2 3 credits
PRFS 4133 Project Management2 3 credits
XXXX XXX3 Upper-level general education elective4 3 credits
XXXX XXX3 Upper-level general education elective4 3 credits
Senior Year - Spring Semester
LEAD 4123 Organizational Theory2 3 credits
LEAD 4403 Nonprofit Organizations2 3 credits
LEAD 4693 Dimensions of Organizational Leadership-Capstone2 3 credits



2 These UAFS courses are used to determine major courses in residency.  See Graduation Requirements section of the UAFS Undergraduate Academic Catalog. 

4 9 hours must be UAFS upper-level (3000-4000) electives; three hours must be general education elective.  Consult with advisor to ensure completion of 45 upper-level hours required for gradation.


UAFS Graduation Requirements

Prior to graduation, students must demonstrate competency in financial literacy by satisfying completion of FIN 1521 Personal Finance Applications (or an approved substitution) with a grade of “C” or better, or by a score of 70% or more on a challenge exam for FIN 1521.

A student’s degree program requirements are those specified in the Catalog in effect at the time the student begins courses at UAFS. Students must meet the above mentioned program requirements and the graduation requirements as indicated by institutional and college policy. The program can be changed only with the approval of the official advisor. If original courses are eliminated, students may be required to meet new curriculum requirements in the degree program. If students are not enrolled for two or more consecutive terms (excluding summer terms), they must re-enter under the program requirements of the current Catalog. Students are responsible for understanding program requirements and changes.

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