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Leadership Studies Minor Curriculum

The Leadership Studies Minor consists of 18 credit hours. 9 of those hours consist of the Core Leadership Classes while the other 9 are Elective Credits. Below are the requirements for completing a Leadership Studies Minor. If you want to declare a Leadership Studies Minor, please visit this page for more information. Feel free to contact the Center for Honors, Scholars, and Leadership for guidance or to schedule an appointment to meet with Leadership Studies Interim Director, Evan Welch, or with the Graduate Assistant, Dylan Ghaffari.


Core Leadership Courses  (9 credits)

LEAD 100 –Introduction to Leadership (3 credits)

Course Description: An introduction to contemporary leadership theory and practice through engaged leadership opportunities and interdisciplinary leadership texts.


LEAD 200 – Risk and Change in Leadership (3 credits)

Course Description: This course, which provides experiential learning opportunities, explores the core concepts of risk and change that inform the complex nature of engaged leadership.

LEAD 492 Leadership Internship (1-3 credits – with 1 credit minimum for minor)

Other 492 prefix Internship courses if approved by the Leadership Minor Coordinator.  Must include a leadership component and comply with other LEAD492 requirements.  

Course Description: This course offers variable credit in an approved study abroad and/or internship. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.
Senior Seminar (2 credits)

 

LEAD 497 Senior Leadership Seminar (2 credits)—Global Justice and Responsiveness

Course Description: Serves as the culminating experience for students who have declared a leadership minor.  This course is designed to provide an opportunity for students to synthesize information learned throughout the program by focusing on application in a global justice and responsiveness context.

 


 Electives (9 credits)

Ethics Foundation - Choose one of the following (3 credits):

  • PHIL 150 Ethics in Theory and Practice – LAC Category 3
  • PHIL 350 Ethics
  • LEAD 320 Globalization of Ethics


Global & Cross Cultural Foundation - Choose two of the following (6 credits):

  • Africana Studies
    • AFS 420 African American Leadership and Politics
    • MCS 101 Multiculturalism in the United States – LAC Category 8
  • Anthropology
    • ANT 313 Anthropology of Globalization
    • ANT 331 Global Population and Human Needs
  • Business
    • BAMG 350 Management in Organizations
    • BAMG 354 Organizational Behavior
    • BAMG 454 Leadership and Organizations
  • Communications
    • COMM 223 Intercultural Communication – LAC Category 7
    • COMM 431 Communication and Leadership
  • Economics
    • ECON 335 Environmental and Resource Economics
    • ECON 341 Public Finance
    • ECON 344 International Economics
  • Educational Foundations    
    • EDF 370 Social Foundations in Education
  • Environmental Studies
    • ENST 315 Nature and Society
    • ENST 331 Global Population & Human Needs
  • Geography
    • GEOG 310 Urban and Regional Planning
    • GEOG 320 Population Geography
  • Gender Studies
    • GNDR 285 Global and Cross Cultural Perspectives of Women – LAC Category 7
  • Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership
    • HESAL 301 Foundations and Praxis of Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership
    • HESAL 311 Leadership in Higher Education and Student Affairs Groups and Organizations
    • HESAL 355 Leadership for Social Change in Higher Education and Student Affairs
    • HESAL 496 Special Topics in Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership
  • Leadership Studies
    • LEAD 250 Leadership in a Global Community: Living Glocal
    • LEAD 495 Special Topics
  • Life of the Mind
    • MIND 182 Confluence of Cultures – LAC Category 3 & 8
    • MIND 286 Value Issues in Political Economy – LAC Category 5
    • MIND 289 Coming of Age in the 21st Century – LAC Elective
  • Political Science and International Affairs
    • PSCI 110 Global Issues – LAC Category 5 & 7
    • PSCI 317 Transitions to Democracy
    • PSCI 323 Politics of Religion
    • PSCI 326 International Political Economy
  • Sociology
    • SOC 235 Social Change in a Global Context
    • SOC 479 Sociology of Community: The Community
  • Social Science
    • SOSC 350 Community Research and Engagement