Leadership Studies Minor
Take an interdisciplinary approach to the study of leadership through the minor in Leadership Studies. Choose courses from a variety of departments to develop fundamental skills, capacities and knowledge necessary to assume leadership positions in public, private and nonprofit organizations.
Learning outcomes include:
- Leadership Foundations
Examine the historical foundations of leadership studies including the theories, concepts and models that underpin the study of leadership.
- Presentation Skills
Demonstrate the oral communication skills needed as a leader to present messages in an ethical manner.
- Interpersonal/Group Skills
Develop effective interpersonal and group skills necessary for leaders to interact with diverse individuals, resolve conflicts and create beneficial relationships.
- Organizational Change Skills
Formulate strategic thinking skills in facilitating organizational growth and change.
- Community Engagement Skills
Recognize the importance of leadership in contributing to community life and active citizenship in a democratic society.
- Critical Thinking Skills
Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills necessary for effective leadership.