Jul 19, 2024  
ACE Catalog - Volume 42 
ACE Catalog - Volume 42 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Management and Leadership, B.S.

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Program Description

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Management and Leadership program is built to provide students with the knowledge and skills to become and advance as managers and leaders within their respective fields. Graduates of the program will be able to decipher financial statements and make decisions about future business performance. They will develop, prepare, and manage marketing strategies taking consumer data into discussion. Those who earn the degree will also determine ways to organize and lead many aspects of a variety of projects.

Program Outcomes

  1. Identify skill sets and business knowledge that will enhance the ability to meet the challenges of an increasingly demanding and rapidly changing field.
  2. Prepare for business employment with the opportunities for advancement in the business field.
  3. Explore theories to develop individual management and leadership styles.
  4. Communicate effectively, advocate for a team, and detail ways to lead a communicative environment for empowerment.
  5. Indicate ways to collaborate with various stakeholders to set and reach goals as a foundation for decision making team development and coaching.
  6. Describe various motivational models to improve performance, identifying the organizational dynamics and challenges facing group decision making.
  7. Describe strategies to inspire and restore trust and build coalitions in culturally diverse workplaces.
  8. Summarize common problem-solving tools or metrics to address ethical situations, maintain the direction of a business, identify gaps, and outline strategic changes.


Mission Statement

The mission of the Bachelor of Science in Applied Management and Leadership (BSAML) is to provide an undergraduate business education that prepares students to analyze business information and make decisions involving future business performance. The Bachelor’s degree also focuses on soft skills in the areas of communication and leadership in a spirit of respect for diversity solving diverse problem with integrity.


Students are required to complete eighty-four (84) semester credits in addition to the credits listed in ACE course list for satisfactory completion of the program. Inclusive of the eighty-four (84) semester credits, a required thirty (30) semester credits of general education must align with the Indiana College Core as defined in the College’s General Education Requirements policy . These credits can be acquired prior to program enrollment or while enrolled in the program.


  • This program is neither designed nor approved (as of the publication date of this Catalog) to prepare students for licensure, certification, or endorsement in any state.
  • Check availability in your state on the Programs by State section of the ACE website.

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