Program Requirements

Leadership Studies is a interdisciplinary, 17-credit minor. Click here for printable pdf.

Required Courses (5 credits)
  • LEAD* 3010 Leadership Theories & Practices E
  • EXL 3020 Practicum in Leadership Studies E (1 credit)
  • LEAD* 4001 Integrative Seminar (1 credit)

Electives (12 credits)

(At least 1 course must be taken from each of the 3 competency areas)

Leadership & Communication

  • COMM 2300 Interpersonal Communication E
  • COMM 3220 Small Group Communication E
  • COMM 4900 Internship in Communication E
  • ORCO 3240 Introduction to Organizational Communication E
  • ORCO 3500 Strategic Communication in Organizations E
  • ORCO 3650 Conflict & Organizations E

Leadership & Organizations/Groups

  • MGMT 3610 Principles of Management
  • MGMT 4200 Leadership in Organizations
  • ORCO 4220 Internship in Organizational Communication E
  • PS 3100 Politics & Film
  • PS 3250 Public Administration
  • PSY 2210 Psychology of Social Behavior
  • PSY 4360 Organizational Psychology
  • PSY 4380 Group Dynamics
  • REC 3520 Leadership & Group Processes in Rec & Leisure Services
  • SOC 3950 Social Organizations & Institutions
  • SOC 4500 Social Psychology

Leadership & Personal Development

  • ABAS 4250 Leadership in Agricultural Studies
  • COMM 4320 Theories of Persuasive Communication
  • MGMT 3890 Managerial Decision Making
  • MGMT 3940: Business Ethics E
  • MGMT 4680 Organizational Behavior
  • ORCO 3245 Women, Leadership & Communication
  • PHIL 3150 Ethics
  • PSY 4390 Persuasion
  • PSY 4460 Psychology of Happiness & Well-Being
  • UH/UNIV 4010 Institute of Leadership Excellence
  • WMST 2500 Women's Leadership & Self Empowerment E

*LEAD was previously LEST

E Denotes some course sections are designated experiential learning (or hands-on learning) for EXL Scholar's Program