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Leadership Studies Minor

Coordinator: Dr. Neal Bushoven

Learning Outcomes for the Leadership Studies Minor

Students will learn:

  • a variety of leadership styles
  • methods of evaluating leadership effectiveness
  • ethical issues encountered by leaders
  • ways of effectively relate to and lead a diversity of persons

Requirements for the Leadership Studies Minor

The minor in Leadership Studies will be a contract minor of 22-25 credits within the following parameters:

  1. An introductory course in leadership studies (1.5 or 3 credits)
  2. At least two courses emphasizing creativity and skill acquisition (6 or 7 credits). Possible courses from current departmental offerings include:
    • ART 146: 2-D Design
    • GAM 100: Game Art Foundations
    • POL 323: Conflict Resolution
    • COM 110: Public Speaking
  3. At least two courses focused on the study of diversity (6 credits). Possible courses from current departmental offerings include:
    • WS 101: Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies
    • POL 266: Introduction to the Study of Sexual PoliticsĀ  OR
    • POL 366: Advanced Study in Sexual Politics
    • AS 101 or AS 102: Asian Studies
    • HIS 248: African American History Survey
    • Students in the Leadership Studies minor will be encouraged as part of their minor to take advantage of study abroad programs in Ecuador, China, Italy, and/or India
  4. At least two courses providing examples of effective and ineffective leadership (6 credits). Possible courses from current departmental offerings include:
    • ENG 322: Shakespeare’s Tragedies
    • HIS 314: Bad Behavior
    • HIS 356: The Second World War and the Holocaust in Europe OR
    • HIS 357: The Second World War: Asia and the Pacific
    • POL 304: Democracies
  5. For qualified students an internship (2 to 4 credits)
  6. A capstone experience (1 to 3 credits). A synthesizing project in which the student in the minor reflects on leadership

 

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