Minor Requirements

Elective Courses:
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Academic departments do not offer every elective every semester. Please check with the specific academic department for information.to The elective list is reviewed every four to five years so that faculty and students may suggest additional courses that meet the objectives of the Leadership Studies minor. Students may begin taking LED electives in their freshman year.  Several electives can be counted for Basic Studies or the student’s major AND the leadership studies minor.


Leadership Studies Minor Approved Courses

Effective April 2001:
REQUIRED CORE COURSES - STUDENTS SHOULD COMPLETE THESE COURSES IN SUCCESSION AND MAY NOT ENROLL IN MORE THAN ONE PER SEMESTER.

LED 211: Principles of Leadership (3 cr.)
- This course provides an introduction to leadership. Course goals include the development of an understanding of the leadership theories and styles of leadership, the development of strategies for successful leadership and skills to enhance leadership effectiveness in a variety of settings, and the development of personal insights about themselves and others.

LED 311: Communication and Leadership (3 cr.)
- Prerequisite: LED 211 or consent of coordinator and instructor.
- This course provides students opportunities to combine theory and practice of leadership. Course goals focus on issues of cohesiveness, trust, motivation, vision, and goal setting as well as development of conflict management and decision-making skills.

LED 411: Contemporary Leadership Applications (3cr.)
- Prerequisite: LED 211, LED 311, or consent of coordinator and instructor.
- This course provides a forum in which students discuss concepts related to leadership. Course goals include demonstration of ability to envision and implement changes for the common good, using diverse perspectives and context, and application of leadership and organizational theories through real work experience and contemporary issues.

Course Electives:
Students must complete one (1) course from four (4) academic areas.
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