Minor

Leadership Studies

After completing this minor, students will articulate their approach to leadership, the social contexts that have shaped them as leaders, and the ethical values they bring to leadership; demonstrate understanding of the complex dynamics of leadership in various group settings, ranging from small groups of peers to larger social organizations; demonstrate understanding of pressing social issues facing contemporary democratic societies; and evaluate the impact of community engagement on themselves and their community.

At the center of the minor are two required courses, LD 201 Introduction to Leadership Theory and LD 205 Ethical Leadership in Democracy. These two courses introduce students to the theories and practices of leadership and focus on the formation of ethical leaders committed to working within and for a vibrant democracy. Students will select three more courses, with one required from each of the following areas below:

Required Courses

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Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
8

Ethics and Self-Awareness in Leadership

Choose one course:

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Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
4

Group Dynamics in Leadership

Choose one course:

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
4
Total Credits
20