Minor in Leadership (15 hours)

Leadership Minor

Management
Deanna Raffo, Advisor

The Leadership minor requires 15 hours. A 2.00 GPA is required. Three hours at the upper-division level must be taken at MTSU.

Required (9 hours)

  • LEAD 3010 - Leadership Skills and Development

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: Junior standing. Focuses on individual leadership development. Emphasis on leadership practices and skill development.

  • MGMT 3940 - Ethical Leadership in Business

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Junior standing and admission to the College of Business. Focuses on individual actions required of ethical organization members and how a leader can use organizational factors to lead an ethical organization. Goal is to sharpen skills in areas including values alignment, ethical decision making, creating an ethical organizational culture, developing a strategic approach to social responsibility, and leading with empathy by considering different perspectives of right/wrong and the impact business decisions have on various stakeholders through the lens of current events.

 

  • MGMT 4200 - Leadership in Organizations  3 credit hours  
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    MGMT 4200 - Leadership in Organizations

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Junior standing; admission to the College of Business. Explores the entire leadership process through comprehensive considerations of key leader, follower, and contextual factors. Topics include individual leader traits and behaviors, the leader-follower relationship, leaders' roles in shaping organizational culture, and ethical leadership. Encourages students to be reflective of their current leadership capabilities and of opportunities for growth.

  • UH 4010 - MTSU Institute of Leadership Excellence  3 credit hours  
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    UH 4010 - MTSU Institute of Leadership Excellence

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Permission of instructor; 3.0 cumulative GPA; must have completed 60 credit hours by start of course. An intensive learning experience in leadership excellence. Involves significantly more clock hours than the typical three-credit-hour course but offers a remarkably unique experience. The institute has three primary objectives: academic study of leadership theory and practice, with an emphasis on application; extensive exposure to accomplished leaders; and completion of a substantial student project, a part of which will be a personal action plan for leadership growth. Participants must be prepared to attend morning, afternoon, and evening sessions for one week during May term.

  • UNIV 4010 - MTSU Institute of Leadership Excellence

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Permission of instructor; 3.0 cumulative GPA; must have completed 60 credit hours by start of course. An intensive learning experience in leadership excellence. Involves significantly more clock hours than the typical three-credit-hour course but offers a remarkably unique experience. The institute has three primary objectives: academic study of leadership theory and practice, with an emphasis on application; extensive exposure to accomplished leaders; and completion of a substantial student project, a part of which will be a personal action plan for leadership growth. Participants must be prepared to attend morning, afternoon, and evening sessions for three weeks during S1-May Term.

Elective (6 hours)

Choose one:

  • MGMT 3610 - Principles of Management

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: Junior standing. Concepts of the management functions of planning, organizing, and controlling with an emphasis on behavioral science concepts as applied to managing people in organizations.

  • MGMT 3800 - Managing Change and Conflict in Organizations

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Junior standing; admission to the Jones College of Business. Examines contemporary thought on managerial roles in identifying, fostering, and implementing change in complex environments. Study of current developments in leading groups through change and managing conflict in organizations by use of competencies related to negotiation and mediation.

  • MGMT 3850 - Building and Leading High Impact Teams

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: MGMT 3610; admission to the Jones College of Business. Designed for students to learn how to build teams, improve teamwork and collaboration in those teams, and effectively lead those teams to accomplish organizational goals and enhance performance.  

  • MGMT 3890 - Managerial Decision Making

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: MGMT 3610; admission to the College of Business; junior standing. Investigates the decision-making processes of business professionals to gain an understanding of how decisions are made. Emphasis on creative problem solving, critical thinking, problem formulation, and decision analysis.

  • MGMT 4250 - Diversity and Inclusion in Leadership

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: MGMT 3610; junior or senior standing; acceptance into the College of Business. The impact of differences as the catalyst for effective leadership in teams and organizations. Offers preparation for students to lead and work within diverse teams and global organizations more effectively.

  • MGMT 4680 - Organization Behavior

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: MGMT 3610 and admission to the College of Business. Human behavior in organizations. Emphasis on motivation, leadership, communication, group processes, and methods for managing change. Understanding human behavior allows student to learn better employee utilization strategies resulting in a more effective and efficient organization.