Leadership Minor

Leadership minor

The Leadership Minor provides student with the opportunity to combine campus and community services with leadership studies in order to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for assuming leadership positions in our increasingly interconnected world. 

Introductory Course (select one)

BADM 160 Management
LEAD 200 Introduction to Leadership

Theoretical Courses (Select four electives, three must be 300+ two must be outside major area of study)

AMGT 375 Arts and Culture Leadership           

BADM 361 Organizational Behavior                           

BADM 366 Team Facilitation

BADM 390 Managing Workplace Diversity

BADM 490 Special Topics (as appropriate)

COMM 396 Public Relations                                     

HIST 240 Reacting to the Past

IDST 360 Topics in Culture and Society (as appropriate)      

PHED 300 Fundamentals of Coaching

PHIL 322 Business Ethics                               

POSC 313 American Political Institutions

POSC 315 Topics in United States Political Science (as appropriate)

POSC 316 Topics in Global Political Science (as appropriate)

POSC 323 Political Psychology                                 

PSYC 230 Social Psychology

PSYC 335 Organizational Psychology                        

SOCI 403 Social Movements

SOWK 355 Community Organizing                            

THEA 370 Collaboration

Note:  With the approval of the Leadership Minor Coordinator, students may obtain elective credit for taking other classes, provided they relate to leadership studies.


Application Course (Select one)

AMGT 445 Community Engagement in Arts and culture                  

BADM 440/440H Advanced Leadership

LEAD 300 Service Leadership      

LEAD 395 Leadership Practicum

LEAD 540 Leadership Internship

PSYC 495 Special Topics in Psychology (as appropriate)

Note:  Students may use an internship in another department in place of LEAD 540 provided that they can demonstrate to the Leadership Minor Coordinators that their on-site work and educational experiential objectives contain a significant leadership component. Students may take any combinations of 1-3 credit internships and practica to add to a total of 3 credits. Students may take no more than one internship or practicum per semester.

Note:  With the approval of the Leadership Minor Coordinator, students may obtain Application course Credit for a 400-level course, provided it has a significant leadership component.