Professional Leadership & Ethics

Edona Sefa

The 100% online bachelor’s in professional leadership and ethics from Methodist University is designed to prepare you to make a career as a leader. Through an interdisciplinary and wide-ranging approach, you will engage with a well-rounded curriculum that promotes liberal arts coursework and vocational skills.

Methodist University’s 100% online bachelor’s degree in leadership and ethics is structured to prepare you for success in a variety of professional environments. By featuring a curriculum that focuses on themes including collaboration, contextualization, and contribution, you’ll appeal to employers across an array of industries.

Methodist University’s online ethical leadership bachelor’s degree offers a balanced, interdisciplinary course load that culminates in a combination of history, professional ethics, business communication, and leadership studies. The program’s three central tenets – collaboration, contextualization, and contribution – provide the foundation to develop effective, forward-thinking, and ethical leadership practices.


Degree Awarded

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)


Major Requirements

Core Courses

  • PSY 1010 General Psychology (3)
  • PSY 3100 Industrial/Organizational Psychology (3)
  • PHI 2130 Argument and Inference (3)
  • BUS 2430 Management and Organization (3)
  • LSS 3750 Future-Oriented Leadership (3)

Elective Courses

  • Choose ONE Professional Writing Elective (3)
    • ENG 3201 Business Writing
    • SWK 2400 Professional Writing and Critical Thinking
  • Choose ONE Design / Creativity Elective (3)
    • AGD 1000 Design Production
    • ART 1010 Foundations of Design
  • Choose ONE Interpersonal Skills Elective (3)
    • ACL 2600 Exploring Cross-Cultural Communication
    • ACL 2540 Strategic Business and Professional Communication
    • ACL 3700 Results-Oriented Persuasion
    • ACL 3900 Collaborative Conflict Management
  • Choose ONE Society and Identity Elective (3)
    • HIS 2170 Race and Ethnicity in Global Perspective
    • HIS 3610 The Civil Rights Movement
    • HIS 3820 History and Gender
    • SOC 3830 Gender and Society
    • SOC 3920 Human Sexuality
    • SWK 3500 Human Diversity and Populations-At-Risk
  • Choose ONE Applied Statistics Elective (3)
    • BUS 2160 Statistics for Business and Economics
    • MAT 2200 Applied Statistics
    • PSY 2500 Statistics for Psychology
    • SOC 2200 Applied Statistics
  • Choose ONE Public Welfare and Administration Elective (3)
    • HIS 3700 Contemporary World History
    • PSC 3050 Democratic Principles and Theory
    • PSC 3100 Law and the Legal System
    • PSC 3330 Public Administration
  • Choose ONE Techniques of Leadership Elective (3)
    • LSS 3000 Principles of Leadership
    • LSS 3250 Theories and Techniques of Leadership
  • Choose ONE Moral Reasoning Elective (3)
    • PHI 2200 Moral Philosophy and Contemporary Ethical Problems
    • PHI 3350 Environmental Ethics
  • Choose ONE Applied Professional Ethics Elective (3)
    • BUS 3200 Business Ethics
    • PHI 3200 Business Ethics
    • PHI 3400 Medical Ethics
    • PHI 4200 Ethical Foundations of Criminal Justice

For More Information and to Apply

Visit the Bachelor of Arts in Professional Leadership and Ethics page on the Methodist University Online microsite.