Honours BA Leadership (Admission Suspended)

The Honours BA and Combined BA Leadership Program has suspended admissions beginning 2014/15. The Option and Minor will still be offered. 

The Honours Leadership program consists of 20.0 credits, of which not more than 7.0 may be at the 100 level. The program must include a minimum of 9.0 and a maximum of 12.5 senior credits in Leadership.

Program Requirements:
Student must complete all required courses (7.0 credits) plus a minimum of 3.0 optional OL credits.

Required Leadership Courses: (7.0 credits)
(All courses are 0.5 credits, except for OL480* which is a 1.0 credit course.)
CC233/HS233/OL233 - Introduction to Social Science Research Methods
BF290 - Academic Literacy: Social Sciences
JN313/OL313 - Public Speaking
OL224 - Organizational Leadership
OL109/MB109 - Interpersonal Communications in Contemporary Society
OL140 - Leadership Foundations
OL212 - Human Aspects of Organizations
OL300 - Leadership Ethics
OL310 - Organizational Strategy
OL311 - Teams in Organizations
OL334 - Social Science Research Methods II
OL340 - Leadership, Culture and Change
OL480* - Project Management Practicum OR
OL481 - Project Management and 0.5 credit of 400 level OL

Additional Leadership Courses: (3.0 credits)
Chosen from senior OL courses including a maximum of 1.0 credit from MB202 and MB217.

Degree Program Electives: An additional 10.0 credits toward the degree total of 20.0 credits, only 6.0 of which can be at the 100 level and only 3.5 Leadership credits. All students in the program must complete successfully the Foundations curriculum: BF190, BF199, BF290, BF299.

Leadership and International Development Stream

Students completing the Honours BA Leadership Program may choose to specialize in International Development by completing the 4.0-credit International Development Option in place of additional courses in the Honours Leadership program. All required courses for the Honours BA Leadership (7.0 credits) and the International Development Option (4.0 credits), will be included in the Leadership major GPA, which must be a minimum of 7.00 for honours program graduation.


  1. Students enrolled in the honours Leadership program that have successfully completed the required 100 level and 200 level courses in Leadership with at least a 5.0 GPA in these courses shall be eligible to enroll in the post degree/post diploma human resources management program through Conestoga College. If these students complete these courses with an average of 70% or better, they will receive 4.0 senior OL credits including credit for the following courses: OL250, OL260, OL311 and OL312; 1.0 senior miscellaneous credit.
  2. Refer to the University Regulations chapter for progression and course regulations and the earlier section regarding Regulations for All Honours Programs.
  3. Students completing the honours Leadership program are excluded from completing the Honours Health Administration program.


Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision February 21, 2017OL109/MB109 Cross-listing with JN deleted; effective September 1, 2017.